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The Difference Between Endurance Training, Strength Training Or Powerlifting
Powerlifting is a type of weightlifting in which people aim to move as much weight as possible. Endurance training refers to training the aerobic system as opposed to the anaerobic system so it will focus more on stamina within the lifts rather than quick bursts. Strength training combines the two so it is designed toRead more
How Diet Can Affect Your Training
Introduction Your diet can have a big impact on your training. If you are not eating enough calories, you will not have the energy to train properly. And if you are not eating the right types of foods, you will not be able to recover properly from your workouts. That is why it is importantRead more
Can You Eat Too Much Protein?
Introduction Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to the human body. It is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of our cells, muscles, and organs. Protein is important for many reasons. It helps to build and repair our tissues, it aids in the production of hormones and enzymes, and itRead more
Can You Do Too Much Exercise?
Introduction Is it possible to do too much exercise? This is a common question, especially for people who are just starting to get into exercising. And the answer is yes, it is possible to exercise too much. When you overdo it, you can put your body under too much stress, which can lead to injuries.Read more
Is Weight Training Bad For You?
What are compounds? Compound exercises are movements that use more than one muscle group at a time, commonly associated with squat, hinge, push or pull movements. They can be performed with a barbell, dumbbell, kettlebell or body weight. There are a number of benefits to performing compound exercises including increased strength, improved muscle development andRead more
How Many Calories Should I Be Eating Per Day?
A question we often get asked is what is the number of calories you should be eating each day. This is an important factor in maintaining a healthy weigh and depends on your age, sex, activity level and desired weight. There are additional factors to consider such as general health of an individual and stress.Read more
How Sleep Can Affect Your Motivation
Most people are aware that getting a good night’s sleep is important for overall health, but few realize there is a correlation between sleep and motivation. Our need for sleep varies depending on several factors. Sleep deprivation can have many negative effects on our bodies, including physical and mental fatigue which can all have anRead more
Understanding Proteins, Fats and Carbs
Understanding macro nutrients will help you achieve your goals a lot faster. A balance of healthy fats, carbs and proteins are essential for performance and optimal daily function. Energy comes from all three of these nutrients, but they play different roles in health, weight management and performance. It is important to understand how each oneRead more