Posts tagged Personal Training Balmain
Are you going to eat or be eaten?

When your bursts of effort are too long or if your rests are too brief—as in HIIT or metcons—acid cuts your power. No longer able to contract quickly and powerfully, fatigued muscles compensate with longer and weaker contractions. This messes up movement coordination. It could mean failing to catch dinner—or becoming dinner yourself. Even if you have avoided such a fate, you are learning slowness and poor form for the next time.

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The Super Simplest Strength Routine

This is an old strength routine that's recently been dusted off and re-introduced to the weight-training world. It's based on a highly sophisticated premise that might be beyond the understanding of most. Still, to placate the more scientifically inclined out there, I'll lay it out for you while trying to keep the scientific lingo to a minimum. Here it is:

If you want to get stronger, lift weights.

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So here it is: everything you need to know about bone broth benefits by Chris Kresser

In traditional cooking, people often use meat bones as a base for delicious stock. Aside from being the secret to great cooking, bone broth is also incredibly nutritious and has scores of health benefits. Read on to learn more about bone broth benefits and why you should make this amazing drink a staple in your diet.

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HOW STRESSFUL IS RUNNING ON YOUR BODY?

Running demands a lot from your body, so if you don’t have the appropriate mobility, strength, flexibility pre-reqs to handle the load repetitively, injury is bound to happen.

This is also why bi lateral barbell squats / Deadlifts are not the best exercises for runners, and you are almost wasting time if your goal is to get stronger for running.

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Extreme Exercise Can Wreck the Guts and make you fat

Just like so many things in life, you can have too much of a good thing. In the case of high intensity exercise (HIIT), regular overexertion appears to hurt the health of the gut microbiome – so, it’s all about finding balance. 

Extreme physical exercise can cause dysbiosis – an imbalance of the gut microbiome – which is a major underlying cause of many diseases. This means in some cases, over exercising and under recovering could cause you more harm than good.

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Train to be strong at the end of range to reduce risk of injury

“The Larger the Range of Motion that you are unable to generate strength in, the huge risk of injury” - Christopher Sommer

Train your “bubble”. Be strong at the end range / odd positions.  Ultimately that is what really matters, for sport and life.Classic example, someone that can deadlift 150kg of the ground, but can’t put a baby (3kg) in the cot without hurting their back

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Men who sleep five hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who sleep seven hours or more.

Men who sleep five hours a night have significantly smaller testicles than those who sleep seven hours or more. In addition, men who routinely sleep just four to five hours a night will have a level of testosterone which is that of someone 10 years their senior. So a lack of sleep will age a man by a decade in terms of that critical aspect of wellness. And we see equivalent impairments in female reproductive health caused by a lack of sleep.

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Nobody cares how many calories you burn in the workout, be smarter

If you are still measuring your workouts by how many calories you are burning, or even worse you are chasing to burn loads of calories, you are looking at wrong numbers. Potentially numbers that could harm your health. Ultimately sign of good fitness, wellness and healthy is your resting heart rate decreasing and your HRV Increasing.  Here is bit on what the hell HRV is and why it’s important.   

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The Kettlebell

“Vodka at night. Pickle juice in the morning (the best thing for a hangover). Throwing some kettlebells around between this hangover and the next one. A Russian’s day well spent. The ‘kettlebell’ or girya is a cast iron weight which looks like a basketball with a suitcase handle. It is an old Russian toy. As the 1986 Soviet Weightlifting Yearbook put it, “It is hard to find a sport that has deeper roots in the”

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What Foods Have Zero (or Low) Sugar?

By now we all know Sugar is bad. This is not “another” article telling you not to eat sugar…

You don’t have to kick your sugar addiction cold turkey, and low-sugar eating can still provide plenty of treats. If you’ve been Googling a no-sugar diet you can live with, this could help you lose weight, and will make you feel better than ever. Start working on your Summer Bod now.

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