Keeping Well in the Winter Months

Posted by Flavia Cacace-Mistry on Dec 19, 2019 7:39:08 AM


Winter is my favourite time of the year. I know a lot of people prefer the summer months, but I love it when it's time to get out the woolly jumpers and sit in front of the fire. However, the cold, drizzly, dark days can make it very hard for even the most motivated fitness goer to continue their fitness regime.

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Topics: Fitness Tips


Posted by Quest Nutrition on Oct 22, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 cookie

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7 Tips on How To Become a Qualified Personal Trainer

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Sep 16, 2019 12:59:40 PM

Do you want to become a qualified personal trainer? Are you excited about the ability to help others reach their fitness goals?

What's standing in your way? If your goal is to become a personal trainer this year, these tips will help you get there. 

We want to see you be successful so that you can share that success with others around you, most notably your clients. 

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer


Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jan 27, 2019 12:51:14 PM


Most people are concerned with not getting enough exercise. But for some individuals the opposite may hold true. Some individuals exercise to extremes and may inadvertently be damaging their body. The old saying, “No Pain No Gain” can’t be farther from the truth. Current research clearly demonstrates that too much aerobic exercise may cause harmful effects such as impaired immune function, inadequate energy levels, muscle cramps, reduced peripheral vascular resistance, and overtraining.

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Topics: injury, workout, aerobic, overtraining, personal trainer, Advice, fitness education

Research in review: Does foam rolling decrease DOMS improve performance?

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Jan 8, 2019 2:29:42 AM


See how research on foam rolling after an intense strength training session aided in reducing DOMS and improving exercise recovery.

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Topics: DOMS, foam rolling, recovery, smr, muscle soreness, performance, News, exercise research

Personal Trainer Jobs: A Complete Guide To Finding A Job As A Personal Trainer

Posted by Amanda Goh on Dec 29, 2018 4:00:22 AM

The health and fitness industry in the UK has been booming in recent years as more people are becoming aware of, and are growing concerned by, the UK's growing rates of obesity and obesity-related illnesses.

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer

How Does Exercise Affect Hormone Balance & Metabolism?

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Nov 22, 2018 3:43:05 AM

There are four hormones that are critical to the success of your client’s weight loss program. Cortisol, insulin, thyroid, and the sex hormones (testosterone in men, and progesterone in women). When kept in balance, these hormones have the largest effect on metabolism. When out of balance, they can prevent your client from achieving the fitness results they desire.

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Topics: exercise, hormones, insulin, testosterone, thyroid, weight loss, Advice

Weather got you feeling SAD? Try These 4 Mood Boosters

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Nov 14, 2018 3:50:40 AM

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a combination of biological and mood disturbances typically occurring in the autumn and winter months. SAD is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, hypersomnia, carbohydrate cravings and weight gain.

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Topics: depression, exercise, SAD, season, Seasonal Affective Disorder, sunlight, vitamin d, Advice, autum, Seasons, Winter

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Nov 14, 2018 3:10:47 AM

There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism. 

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Topics: casein, exercise, protein, soy, whey, BCAA, muscle gain, muscle recovery, Advice, whey protein

Conditioning and Training: The Relevance of Flexibility Training

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Nov 14, 2018 2:13:04 AM
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Topics: flexibility, power, smr, speed, static stretching, Advice