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How To Do Barbell Squats Correctly

Despite the significant benefits of this exercise, performing barbell squats incorrectly can result in serious injury. Before adding any weight to the bar you must first carefully study and practice the correct technique. Barbell squats have been the subject of controversy for a long time. Performing the barbell squat incorrectly can place excessive loads on [...]

By | 2018-06-25T09:42:53+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Injuries, Training|0 Comments

22 Stretches That Will Benefit Your Body And Performance

Some people may find stretching to be boring, however it is the single best way to improve your flexibility. An important component of fitness, stretching should always be incorporated into a solid strength and cardio training routine! The stretches documented in this article will help you to reduce muscle tightness and improve your range of [...]

By | 2018-05-19T17:45:36+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Educational, Injuries, Training|0 Comments

FIFA World Cup 2018: The Fitness Of A Referee

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is just around the corner. The players are more athletic than ever, with teams also employing better tactics. The referees need to keep up with the players and be in the right position at the right time. Failure could result in making a bad call, outraging millions of fans worldwide. [...]

By | 2018-05-15T15:11:17+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Educational, Training|0 Comments

7 Tips For Marathon Running By Experts

There is no doubt, training for a marathon is a huge physical and mental challenge. It is a test of time management, relationships, health and happiness. Training for a marathon is also one of the most rewarding personal journeys you can take. If you are a first timer, or seasoned marathon runner, every training journey [...]

By | 2018-05-01T10:45:33+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Educational, Training|0 Comments

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training – The Future?

Simply put, BFR training is an advanced strategy, which makes use of weightlifting cuff straps or wraps tied around a limb during exercise. The goal is to restrict the blood flow out of that limb, whilst still allowing arterial circulation. This means that blood is able to enter the muscle, but struggles to leave.   [...]

By | 2018-03-28T16:20:33+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Educational, Training|2 Comments

Whey Protein – When Should I Take It?

Training hard is guaranteed to produce results, however that is only half of the battle. Nutrition is essential for training. The right foods will boost your progress towards improving strength, endurance, performance, body composition and effective recovery. Protein is made up of amino acids, the building blocks for everything in the body, including tissues, hormones, [...]

By | 2018-03-27T12:07:18+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Educational, Supplements, Training|0 Comments

The Truth About Foam Rolling

Many athletes claim that foam rollers help them to release the built-up tension in their muscles, giving them a greater range of motion (ROM). What actually is it and how does it work? The origins of foam rolling can be traced back to 1960s, when it was a practice conducted by therapists on patients (without [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:42:33+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Educational, Injuries, Training|0 Comments

TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR BENCH PRESS

The bench press is by-far one of the greatest exercises for upper body strength and muscle building. This classic chest-building exercise is a compound movement. It means that performing bench press activates many muscles (triceps, shoulders, back and even glutes). Because it recruits so many muscles, you should be able to lift more weight than [...]

By | 2018-03-05T10:46:10+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Training|0 Comments

Injury or DOMS? 5 signs it may be an injury.

So, which one is it? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is caused by micro-tears in the muscles from training. It is an expected feeling after a hard training session and can mean that you have 'trained properly'. The pain can be extremely inconvenient, reducing your muscular strength and range of motion. It can [...]

By | 2017-10-18T12:53:42+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Training|0 Comments