Training: On-minute set

Training: On-minute set

A simple and foolproof way to get stronger and perform better. All you need is an exercise, a plan and a clock. Does it sound interesting? To become stronger The body is a complex system with numerous functions and levels that can be seen and understood in many ways. But there are fundamental principles, which suggest in a general way, to understand and explain the system put to react and act. Such pervasive principle is that of homeostasis, or equilibrium. The body strives for balance in all systems and levels….

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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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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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Chop your training: shortcuts to results

Chop your training: shortcuts to results

If you drive with the handbrake on? There are better ways to accelerate results than just driving more and harder. Here are tips! More sleep All who train and hunt better physique has turned inside out both training methods and diet approach. Proper diet and exercise is obviously very important, but the process rests on three legs and the last ports are often under the radar: rest. It’s simply not as much fun and does not feel as interesting to talk about the rest of exercise or diet. We can…

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Bench press – but safe heavy

Bench press – but safe heavy

A classic test of strength based torsos and impresses on the surroundings. But also a risk factor for elbows, shoulders and other body parts. To lift both safe and heavily required track of the technology. What do you need bench? A question often heard in connection with the exercise, or directed at persons who look fit out. A status related way to measure the strength. Bench press has since time immemorial been a formidable strength exercise. And rightly so, the exercise involved most of the upper body and is given…

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Accessibility for a stronger and safer bench press!

Accessibility for a stronger and safer bench press!

Checklist to avoid damage Pull back the shoulders! Keep the shoulder blades together and slightly downwards through the entire movement. This is the best and most important tip I can give to reduce the risk of shoulder problems associated with the bench press. Lie stable on the bench. The feet of the ground. Buttocks, chest back and head in the sink. Stable base provides a stable lifting and you will be able to check a higher weight in a better and less risky way. Do not bounce the bar to…

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10 TIPS FOR FINDING EXERCISE MOTIVATION

10 TIPS FOR FINDING EXERCISE MOTIVATION

At this time of year, when the holiday is over for most people and jobs and schools kicks off, there are many who want to find motivation to exercise. Perhaps you have taken it a bit easier with the training during the summer and feel that now is the time to grab it with this training seriously? Or you belong to those who have kept going with your training, but want to find new inspiration anyway? Dropping workout motivation happens to us every now and then, and more or less….

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