Effects Of Stress
First and fore-most ask yourself a few questions and be completely honest with yourself: Are you stressed right now? Have you been stressed today? Would you say you lead a stress driven lifestyle? Now, a yes to any of the above spells problems, and you certainly need to read what’s below. If you answered all three with a yes honestly, then you certainly need to get reading, because you could be completely negating your physical efforts First and fore-most what is stress? Well, we actually have 2 types of stress, one being non-specific stress, and another being specific stress. Specific [...] Read The Story
FAD Diets; Ketogenic, Paleo & Vegan.
In today’s fitness industry we often find ourselves locked in bewilderment due to presence of so many different diets presenting so many different benefits and essentially promising the healthiness and aesthetics that we all dream of. One could say that a lot of it comes down to the interpretation we have of each diet and sometimes if it simply just clicks in our heads and aligns with our views we will believe it without any scientific data to back it up. This piece of writing won’t attempt to convince you one diet is more promising than the other, nor will it try and deter you from one more than the other, it’s only going to l [...] Read The Story
DO NOT MISS LEG DAY!
Who knows what type of person who wears the singlet, gets that pump on walks around the gym think they’re hot s**t, however, conveniently wears long shorts to hide their suspicious chicken legs? I think we’ve all seen those people in our lifetime and if you haven't you have not been to the gym in some time. When asked they’ve blurted out the reason being that “I’ve gotta get that pump man!”, or “My knee’s hurt when I squat”, when in reality, the majority of the time these are actual excuses and why is that? Well, because it’s damn hard work training the lower extremity of the human body, and some people just d [...] Read The Story
Flexibility – What Is The Benefit?
Flexibility is the the range of motion of your joints or the ability of your joints to move freely. Furthermore the mobility of your muscles and the allowance of movements around the joints. Flexibility is something that always comes up during a coaches’ brief, or pre gym talk, and it can be a great hindrance to individuals who’re looking to get started on their fitness journeys, but do not fear, it’s not something that can’t be fixed. Almost every athlete, whether beginner or elite, will partake in flexibility work prior to working out, to prevent injury and give themselves the best chance of performing. As a wh [...] Read The Story
Creatine: What, Why & How?
Creatine Monohydrate is one of the most renowned supplements in the world and is used commonly within the fitness industry, the benefits have always been open to speculation, nonetheless, the majority of people have heard of it. The dominant amount of creatine in our bodies is found in skeletal muscle, and is produced from amino acids, the process being performed in the kidneys and liver. The most common place for our bodies to find creatine is via food, meat to be exact. Now, what’s the role of creatine in the whole grand scheme of things? Well in reality it’s a form of energy known as phosphocreatine. Which you may h [...] Read The Story
Weight Loss Training Zones
So what is a training zone? When looking at training zones, we are in fact discussing the percentage of your maximum heart rate you’re preforming your fitness exercises at. The percentage of which you’re performing at is vital to determine which energy system you’re operating under and what the metabolic effects will be throughout the session. The simplest and most renowned way to discover your maximum heart rate by deducting your age from 220, so for example, if you’re 35, your maximum heart rate would be 185 bpm. When discovering out your maximum heart rate, it's then very easy to discover what zone you’re training in, by [...] Read The Story