Training

  • Chalk, Sweat And Tears | 5×5 Training

    By Myprotein | In Nutrition, Training | on July 27, 2017

    Chalk, Sweat and Tears Dust off your lifting straps, leave your ego at the door & find peace in the squat rack because it’s time to put in the sweat-equity & pay your dues to the gains gods. Welcome to 5×5 training.   Nothing has further highlighted to me the importance of rest, recovery and […]

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  • Functional Fitness A good level of overall fitness generally makes your life easier. Exercise improves your mood, your health and your appearance. Functional fitness is more specific and trains your body to carry out the tasks you do regularly, in the most efficient way possible. The general principle is that you will create useful muscle […]

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  • Death by DOMS

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 26, 2017

    What Is DOMS? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, in other words, that achy feeling you get in your muscles after a killer workout. If you’ve ever noticed someone walking up or down the stairs in pain or dragging their arms by their side, they are probably suffering from DOMS. One cannot describe the pain of DOMS, […]

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  • Shin Splints & Injuries | Prevention and Treatment

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 25, 2017

    Dealing With Shin Splints Shin injuries are common, particularly for new and experienced runners, but once you’ve identified the cause of any shin pain there are a few things that you can do to get you on your feet again.   Common reasons for shin pain include Achilles Tendonitis, shin splints and calf muscle injuries. […]

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  • The Best MMA Strength and Conditioning Exercises

    By Jack Boardman | In Training | on July 24, 2017

    MMA Strength And Conditioning Exercises When choosing your strength and conditioning regimen for mixed martial arts it is important that the exercises emulate the movements involved in sparring. If you are looking for training exercises leading up to a competition then you also need to bear in mind the fact you will need to develop […]

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  • Exercise And Yoga In The Heat | Does It Help Or Hinder?

    By Jack Boardman | In Training | on July 21, 2017

    Exercise And Yoga In The Heat As well as increasing how much you sweat, training in heat can increase your blood plasma volume, which ultimately results in better cardiovascular health. It can also reduce your overall core temperature as well as your blood lactate. Further benefits include an increase in skeletal muscle force.   A […]

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  • Walking Routes | Best Options For Fitness

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 20, 2017

    Summer Walking Routes Summer time is great for getting outdoors and adding in extra light intensity exercise to your plan. Walking is a great way to explore somewhere new. It is also an invaluable tool for breaking up a sedentary day and boosting your health.   Walking helps to strengthen both your bones and your heart. […]

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  • The Best Pre-Season Football Training Drills

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 20, 2017

    Football Training Drills Warming up for a football game is the right moment to prepare your muscles and mind for the challenge you’re about to put yourself under. You can perform a perfect warm-up psychologically, but if you haven’t got sufficient blood-flow to the working muscles, performance levels won’t peak and you could end up […]

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