Date: 23 May 2018 - 10:53
Based out of the sunny Bay of Plenty City of Tauranga in the upper North Island, Mariane Wray has established a branch of Warrior Fitness in New Zealand.
Date: 18 May 2018 - 09:36
What is the human growth hormone?
Human growth hormone (often abbreviated HGH or hGH, or simply GH for growth hormone) is an important part of the body’s endocrine system. It is especially active in the growing child’s maturation (although it is not the only physiological factor that makes kids get taller and grow). HGH is released by the brain into the bloodstream during sleep, and its release is part of the repair and restoration function of sleep.
Date: 14 May 2018 - 12:22
What the hell are plyometrics?
Date: 11 May 2018 - 13:14
The benefits of good sleep come into particular focus for athletes. Post-exercise recovery with extra sleep accelerates the building of muscle, strength, and endurance. Without proper sleep, athletes suffer from poorer reaction times, longer recovery times, and worsened performance.
Date: 10 May 2018 - 15:54
Good sleep helps control weight. Poor sleep leads to weight gain and vice versa. These are general statements, of course, and individual experience may vary, but if you are trying to diet and lose weight or you are trying to improve your sleep, it pays to keep these interactions in mind.
Date: 24 Apr 2018 - 11:52
At the grocery store, you fill your cart with fresh fruits and veggies with every intention of using them. But before you know it, it’s a week later and you’re throwing half of those fruits and veggies in the trash.
You’re not alone. The U.S. wastes a whopping $160 billion in food each year—about 1,249 calories per person per day—and a large chunk of that is fresh produce, according to a USDA report.
Date: 11 Apr 2018 - 11:05
Eating protein the right way can help support muscle growth, as well as making recovery after a tough session easier. If you’re skimping on protein, it can be hard for your body to get the fuel it needs to maintain lean muscle. It’s really easy to be confused about how and when to eat protein, as there are so many different opinions floating around! These are some of the common mistakes people make when it comes to getting their protein intake.
Protein mistakes you may be making are:
Date: 12 Mar 2018 - 10:02
Who doesn’t know the feeling: You’ve just completed a hard workout, gave it your all and now want to reward yourself with something delicious - after all, you’ve earned it, right? But watch out - post-workout hunger should be approached with care. Read on to discover 3 big mistakes you could be making and tips for a more mindful and efficient way to refuel after training.
1. You overeat after your workout
Date: 22 Feb 2018 - 10:35
Along with exercise and good nutrition habits, experts agree that sleep is equally fundamental to an athlete’s health and performance. But studies show that in addition to factors such as room temperature and light from electronics, hydration also plays a role when it comes to obtaining restorative shut-eye. According to the National Sleep Foundation, a lack of fluids can impair sleep, making you feel sluggish and irritable during the day.
“Even a slight level of dehydration will make you sleep lighter,” adds Chris Winter, M.D., a sleep specialist based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here, he weighs in on an ideal hydration timeline.
Date: 25 Jan 2018 - 15:49
Date: 25 Jan 2018 - 11:40
How many times have you made a new year’s resolution and not stuck to it? If you’re like most people, the answer is the same as your age. In other words, every…single…year.
And every single year tons of magazines put out articles telling you why 92% of us fail to stick to our resolutions, and why this year will be different if you just choose a realistic goal:
Date: 07 Dec 2017 - 15:21
Holiday preparations, family visits, and epic meals… end-of-the-year festivities can make it feel impossible to avoid skipping workouts, gaining weight, and landing on January 1st with a momentous hangover.
This "Holiday Survival Guide" from Precision Nutrition aims to help you on how to eat smart and move more intentionally during the holiday season.
Holiday Survival Tool #1Article: Eat slowly and to “satisfied” instead of “stuffed”
Date: 07 Dec 2017 - 14:36
When it comes to exercising, form is everything. The better your form, the more effectively you’ll work the muscles you’re looking to target. But some common form slip-ups tend leave people sidelined. Help eliminate exercise-induced pain by keeping these cues at the forefront of your fitness.
Rounding Your Back
Date: 15 Nov 2017 - 09:01
So you want to join Warrior or any training group, but it’s all a bit too intimidating? We get it, we’ve all been there: checked online, found a training you would like to join, Google-d and found the location. But as soon as we arrive, the fear of introducing ourselves can sometimes be enough to stop us from even stepping foot onto the training ground. Not anymore, because we’ve got a few conversation starters to break the ice and get the conversation flowing with your new crew.
Date: 03 Nov 2017 - 12:03
Using nothing but your own bodyweight can be extremely effective and make you insanely strong. Plus, it’s super accessible—equipment-free bodyweight workouts can be done almost anywhere and require no expensive gear or gym membership.
Date: 23 Oct 2017 - 09:59
When motivation is low and your mind is screaming for excuses, there’s one thing we’re sure will get you off the couch and onto the training ground: your training buddies. We know it’s not always easy to join a training group and some friends require more persuading than others, but together, we are stronger and faster than ever. So, don’t give up.
Date: 16 Oct 2017 - 10:52
Different locations offer various surfaces to train on. As your body is always in contact with the ground, it's important to learn more about different surfaces and their impact on training. So let's scratch the surfaces and see what your best options are.
The training spot : Lost in the Wild
Date: 29 Aug 2017 - 09:01
Do you know people who always choose a long run after work over a cozy night with pizza, Netflix and a glass of wine? Or don’t join you for that second cocktail and leave the party early because they want to be fit for tomorrow’s morning workout? These people seem to have their sh** together, right? But why are these choices so easy for them to make and rather than a struggle, it’s what they actually prefer to do? Read on to find out how you too can train your brain to crave a workout, rather than dread it.
Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 08:45
A couple of weeks ago, we came across an interesting documentary on Netflix called the Barkley Marathon. Some of you may have heard of it (especially if you're an avid trail runner) but to most of us, the name does not ring a bell.
Date: 21 Aug 2017 - 17:32
If your foot hurts every morning with your first steps of the day, or the first mile of your long run is crazy-painful, you might be dealing with a common (yet frustrating) condition that threatens to sideline millions of everyday walkers and athletes each year.