35 weight loss tips

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer     Train multi-joint lifts like squats, deadlifts, bench press, chin-ups, and Olympic lifts. Use very short rest periods (10 to 60 seconds) to trigger the greatest growth hormone response. Vary the tempo of lifting phases and rest periods To get lean fast, use a hypertrophy-type protocol (8 to 12 reps,… Read more »

Forefoot Running

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer         For millions of years before the invention of running shoes, humans were running completely differently. In fact the traditional running shoe has turned us into heel striking individuals (landing on the heel and transitioning onto the toe). The problem with this is that we receive… Read more »

CrossFit

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CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that is used by hundreds of elite and professional athletes word wide. The program aims to deliver optimum physical competence through all the general physical skills (conditioning/stamina/strength/flexibility/power/speed/co-oradination/agility/balance/accuracy). These are all scalable making it available to any individual regardless of experience. Check out the video, what is CrossFit? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLFunBPgPOo]… Read more »

How to deal with overtraining

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Overtraining is dependant on an individual training goals, nutrition, sleep habits, stress levels, and injury status. To avoid overtraining you can do the following Do less not more if your not sure if your overtraining. Don’t take on everything at once, such as running a marathon while trying to increase muscle mass. Tailor towards one… Read more »

Signs of overtraining

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer     Overtraining is a very real danger for those engaged in physical activity or even work demands.  Clinical definition is ‘a state of chronic fatigue, depression, and underperformance that persists despite rest’ and, working definition is ‘a basic imbalance between work and recovery’. Overtraining can also be highly… Read more »