Training

  • The 5 Best Training Recovery Strategies

    By Sarah Curran | In Training | on August 17, 2016

      Rest is something that we all need, yet many of us tend to be hesitant about taking it. Social media bombards us with catchy slogans often demonising rest days and implying that rest is for the lazy and the undedicated. However, rest is absolutely essential to your goals! Here are some science approved strategies […]

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  •   By Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist | William Harlow   Two conditions that I am very commonly asked advice for from the gym going population are tennis and golfer’s elbow, medically termed lateral epicondylitis and medial epicondylitis, respectively. The primary complaint for this condition seems to be pain over either the medial or the lateral side of the […]

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  • How To Lose That Last 5-10 Pounds | 3 Fat Loss Tools

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on August 17, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   As a Personal Trainer, I hear this quote quite often: “I just can’t lose that last bit of fat to get into the shape that I really want to be in!”  It is a question that so many people ponder and rarely actually find the solution or […]

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  • When Is The Best Time To Train And Why?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on August 15, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   In an ideal world, training in the morning could be suggested to be the best time of day to workout. This is due to the fact that it allows for your body to spend the rest of the day recovering and replenishing what was lost in the […]

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  • Kinesiology Tape | The Benefits Of KT Athletic Tape

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on August 14, 2016

    By Myprotein Writer David Jones   Ever since the world witnessed Volleyball star Kerri Walsh sporting kinesiology tape at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the popularity of this elasticated tape has flourished significantly, with athletes (and non-athletes) across many sporting disciplines modelling the brightly coloured tape. Regardless of its popularity, kinesio tape’s proposed benefits, […]

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  • 3 Arm Workouts For Strength & Muscle Growth

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on August 14, 2016

      By UK Personal Trainer Jamie Bantleman   When training your arms, it’s important to think about the way in which the muscle can move. The biceps muscles will be contracted by flexion at the elbow, and the triceps muscles will be contracted by extension at the elbow. So – when performing a bicep curl, the […]

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  • Bigorexia | What Is Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder?

    By George Platt | In Training | on August 13, 2016

    There are a number of conditions regarding body type and an individual’s perception on their own body composition. One of the most well known disorders related to body image is anorexia nervosa, which is an eating disorder caused by the desire to either to be thinner/lighter, or a fear of being fat/overweight. Conversely to this, is […]

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  • Nutrition For Runners | Carb Loading Strategies

    By MR PROTEIN | In Endurance | on August 13, 2016

      By Laura Ciotte | www.lauraciottept.co.uk   Your carb intake during the week before a long distance event can make all the difference. Effective carb loading strategies need to use tapering and rest before the endurance event- failing to do this may have a negative effect on your performance. Carbohydrate loading increases the glycogen stores […]

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