So many missteps can get your fitness app

So many missteps can get your fitness app

Nearly 30 percent margin of error Congratulations! Have you been 10 000 steps today? Or are many of those steps, in fact, perhaps from the bus trip? According sports physiologist Michael Mattson, do not rely blindly on your tränings apps pedometer that can show as much as 30 percent wrong. – It’s pretty hard to tell the difference between different movements. More and more use of fitness apps to measure both everyday exercise, as calories burned and hard ice sessions. But how much can you really trust them? – Roughly…

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Research Trend: Increased interest in protein

Research Trend: Increased interest in protein

All who train seriously reached by the Council to hold a high protein intake. Now, research is catching up. We check out recent studies with remarkable results. New research shows that you can build muscle at the energy deficit, that you do not get fat by energy surplus and that more food makes it easier to lose weight – as long as protein intake is high. Much higher than has normally recommended. There is a clear trend in the newer research on protein intake related to training – more protein…

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Muscles important than being thin?

Muscles important than being thin?

Body weight, and it’s bit problematic BMI has long stood as the main measure of shape and health. But maybe being the instrument of dictatorship soon! Many who start investing in the health and fitness sets a target weight as they should reach with the help of exercise and improved diet. But we have long known that the scale can often lead astray. Lower body weight due to loss of muscle mass is hardly any profit for either the appearance, health and performance, rather the opposite. Conversely, increasing muscle mass…

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Muscle food called egg

Muscle food called egg

What you eat for Easter? Eggs, of course. And with good conscience additionally. Major holidays are not usually associated with health food, but the egg is an exception. Eggs in brief: A complete food that contains much of what your body needs Rich in high-quality protein and good fats Works whether you’re up or down in weight A complete food The first Rocky Balboa did when destiny called him to take the step up from mediocrity to world champion was guzzling themselves a handful of raw eggs. The rest is…

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Morning walk is dead

Morning walk is dead

A brisk walk on an empty stomach is a popular method to burn fat. The theory behind it is sound, but the science is lacking. Is there a better way? The body mobilizes and uses its storage, body fat, when we burn more energy than we take in through food all know. The idea of low intensity burning workout as a brisk walk before breakfast, is to ensure that the energy you burn during their walk really comes from body fat and not from the food you just stopped by…

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Keep fit in the summer: five mistakes that everyone makes

Keep fit in the summer: five mistakes that everyone makes

Summer and leave means a break in the habits and routines. Established strategies for managing training and diet breaks down when times daily, circadian rhythm and eating habits change. But the quest for a better physique do not bring harm to you temporarily change habits. The snag is that switching to good new habits. 1) Just burning workout Summer is naturally the time when diet, fat loss and is in focus. Increasing the burning workout before the bathing season ingrained for all body builds or just wants to show itself…

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Important details in the bench press:

Important details in the bench press:

Grip Use a grip wider than shoulder width, 10 cm wide (Experiment with your grip later to see the range that works best for you.) Use a grip where the thumb is placed around the pole and not on the same page as the rest of the fingers. The latter is sometimes called suicide grip at the risk of dropping the rod through the chest, neck or face on yourself when you do not have a real grasp. Find the grip where you are strongest and can activate your muscles…

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How exercise and diet can counteract oxidative stress

How exercise and diet can counteract oxidative stress

Harmful oxidative stress, dangerous free radicals and antioxidant protection are important concepts for a healthy lifestyle. Here is a brief explanation of the terms. Free radicals Free radicals are unstable, highly reactive molecules, such as reactive oxygen compounds that poison hydrogen peroxide, which has the capacity to oxidize their surroundings. The body has enzymes that neutralize free radicals, while the immune system uses free radicals to kill and destroy adventitious pathogenic cells, such as bacteria. Oxidation Oxidation is a chemical reaction with a counterparty that is called reduction. When electrons…

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Essentials to test to your fitness

Essentials to test to your fitness

Powerlifting keeps the place as the purest test of pure brute strength. To master the squat, deadlift and bench press are also considered swimming badge for bodybuilders at the gym. This is the foundation that everything else is built. But how much do you take off to be able to call themselves strong? Different people will give different answers (often related to the lift which they prefer). But a decent gauge that is easy to remember, the above percentages are based on body weight. In other words, 125% of body…

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Energy demand and nutrition program

Energy demand and nutrition program

They often recommend anyone who wants to control his diet to first figure out its energy needs. It then creates a nutrition program. But much can go wrong along the way. What you need to know! The body’s cells are constantly broken down, replaced, repaired and rebuilt. Your body is quite literally the food you’ve eaten so far in your life. An important measure of a person’s diet is the amount of energy it contains relative to the amount of energy a person needs. basal Metabolism Basal Metabolism refers to…

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