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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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  • How Alcohol Affects The Body

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 15, 2016

      Many of us enjoy a drink (or two!), but what effect does overdoing it have on our body? How Alcohol Affects The Body Brain   Alcohol has an effect on the brains ability to communicate with the rest of the body. This is why when individuals become drunk, they may have trouble moving 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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  • Brown Rice Protein Powder | Benefits & Uses

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

      By Myprotein Writer Alex Simpson   When we think of rice, we instantly think of glorious starchy carbohydrates, and whilst it is indeed true that rice is a fantastic source of carbohydrates, it may surprise some of you to learn that some forms of rice also happen to be great sources of protein as […]

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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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  • Weight Lifting For Women | 7 Reasons To Start Now

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

      By Personal Trainer | Amy Golby www.dreamsanddumbbells.co.uk   It’s an historical stereotype that some women tend to stick to cardiovascular workouts and stay very clear of the weights section in a gym. The general stigma around what will happen if women lift weights is one of the biggest turn offs for females, society is becoming […]

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