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  • Date: 05 Apr 2017 - 08:11
  • Date: 23 Mar 2017 - 09:55
    Most people tend to think that eating less is the key to a stronger and healthier body. But that’s not necessarily true.  Because what you might not realize is that when you have fitness and skill goals, eating too little can actually hurt your performance. In fact, here’s what can happen when you try to significantly restrict calories when being active:  
  • Date: 20 Mar 2017 - 10:51
    Although you probably don't like to admit it, deep down you know your body is crying out for a rest. But as usual, you push through. Mind over matter, only the weak need rest, no pain no gain, I'll sleep when I die, and besides, busyness is importance and I like being important. Yet once again you hear the quiet call from within... “stop, rest... please!” What do you do? Do you listen to your body? What is rest to you?
  • Date: 14 Mar 2017 - 08:00
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  • Date: 06 Mar 2017 - 14:21
    For competitions like the Spartan Race, which require strength-endurance, a high-carb diet at least one week prior to the race is recommended. The evening before, a “pasta party” would be ideal to fill glycogen stores up with a big portion of pasta or potatoes. Also, you should avoid alcohol the days before, as it interferes with the lipolysis and has a calming effect, which can have disadvantages in your performance.
  • Date: 02 Mar 2017 - 11:17
    Whether you’re clearing a wooden wall, climbing a rope or making it across monkey bars, each obstacle requires a certain set of skills and extra strength in specific muscle groups. Find out which exercises (which are also incorporated in Warrior training!) lay the groundwork to take your performance to the next level. With that being said, if you are planning on getting stuck in, taking part in an obstacle race will still require putting in some extra groundwork. Here’s what you will need and why:
  • Date: 28 Feb 2017 - 13:37
  • Date: 22 Feb 2017 - 09:01
    What does it mean if you're not sore after a workout? Many people associate sore muscles with a good workout, so they feel like if they don’t pull up sore the next day, then it must have been a waste of time. Or alternatively some people may only get sore muscles from certain workouts, and not others. Then this leads them to think those workouts are less effective than the ones they feel post-workout soreness from.
  • Date: 20 Feb 2017 - 08:05
     
  • Date: 17 Feb 2017 - 07:40
    We’re all carrying fat, muscles, bones, organs and more in our bodies. Besides our weight, more important is the distribution of all those things. Measuring body fat is one of the most effective ways to evaluate your diet and workout regimen. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know about body fat. What is meant by body fat:
  • Date: 24 Jan 2017 - 10:44
  • Date: 23 Jan 2017 - 16:38
    Who defines what makes a body beautiful? Since beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, this is definitely a controversial topic. In today’s world, the media plays a huge role in the definition of alleged beauty ideals, which are often considered as ultimate goals by many women and girls. The „Thigh Gap“, „Hip Dent“, „Bikini Bridge“ or the „Ab Crack“, for example, are the latest body hypes being pushed by models and influencers through social media and all over the internet. Here we debunk what’s behind these hypes, why they have nothing to do with a healthy body, and how these trends can actually become dangerous.
  • Date: 23 Jan 2017 - 15:36
  • Date: 09 Jan 2017 - 09:49
  • Date: 15 Dec 2016 - 21:28
    This fail-proof recipe is brought to you by Coach Tess, who has it permanently up on her fridge so anyone in the house (including her 2 young sons) can whip up a batch in no time! Try this when you need a quick protein boost or side dish. Ingredients 1/4 cup Lemon Juice 1/4 cup Tahini (can be substituted with white sesame paste) 1/2 clove Garlic 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Pinch of Salt
  • Date: 15 Dec 2016 - 21:01
             
  • Date: 08 Dec 2016 - 07:56
  • Date: 25 Nov 2016 - 08:50
      Ever used rain as a “reason” not to train? Then this article is for you. “But my phone will get wet”, “my hands can’t grip the bar”, “I’ll catch a cold, slip, or won’t have time to get dry before work”. Be honest…these are all just excuses. We’ve heard them all before, most of us even used them. Now it’s time to get rid of them. Here’s how:  
  • Date: 21 Nov 2016 - 09:56
    The modern world seems determined to put you on your backside. Our ancestors worked in physically demanding farms and factories, but modern technology has taken away that physical strain. We’ve swapped standing for sitting, which is a serious problem for the three muscles that make up your buttocks. Sitting doesn’t require any engagement from your derriere. The average American sits anywhere from 8-15 hours a day. Combine that with the time spent sleeping, and you could have disengaged gluteal muscles for nearly 20 hours a day.
  • Date: 17 Nov 2016 - 08:15
    Too many people see working out and eating well as just some things they have to do in order to be healthy and fit.  It’s sad because living a healthy life and exercising can–and should be–much more than that. It really should be fun and enjoyable!

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