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Benefits of medicine Ball Training

Benefits of Medicine Ball Training

With functional training having more attention paid to it currently. There are always new methods of training being developed. Combine this with people looking to save time when training as well as an exercise which not only increases strength but also has a more efficient fat burning potential. We’ll cover the benefits of medicine ball training and why you should consider adding this method of training into your current plan.

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The Benefits of Water

The Benefits of WaterThe human body is made up of between 60% – 70% water. Based on that fact alone it would make sense to stay well hydrated. Many don’t though. Why?  Who knows. We have compiled a list of the benefits of water, you can share with your friends the next time they question you and your water consumption habits.

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Are Eggs Bad for You? Myths Surrounding Eggs

Are Eggs Bad for You

Eggs are a smart choice as part of a balanced, healthy diet. As well as Protein they’re also a good source of vitamins and minerals. Unfortunately, there are many myths surrounding eggs. We’re going to discuss “Are eggs bad for you?” and crack other egg related myths.

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Stretching for Beginners

Stretching for Beginners

How flexible are you? – Don’t worry we’re not going to ask you to help me move to a new house or look after my dog while I go on holiday. I mean mobility and flexibility. Do you stretch? If not, why not? Stretching is very overlooked, often seen as a token gesture before and after a workout. We’ve written this as a short guide to stretching for beginners. But regardless of your experience, there may be some elements of stretching that you’re unaware of.

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Top 5 Podcasts for Fitness Professionals

Podcasts for Fitness Professionals

Before blogs and vlogs became all the rage, we had podcasts. Podcasts can take on many formats and duration but there is no doubting their usefulness when it comes to educating or offering a new perspective on a topic. We have compiled, in no preferential order the top 5 podcasts for fitness professionals.

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Benefits of Flexible Learning

Benefits of Flexible Learning

With today’s lifestyle being closer to a 24/7 lifestyle, the need for continual improvement continues. Thankfully information and the way it is delivered caters well to the demand for personal/career development and new qualifications to improve employment chances as well as a change of career prospects. What are the benefits of flexible learning?

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Power Club Training

Power Club Training

Like Kettlebell training, “Indian club” or power club training as it’s now more commonly referred to has been around for a very long time. First recorded use reaches back to late 18th century used by wrestlers in Egypt, Persia and the rest of the Middle East.

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Fuelling for Physical Activity

Fuelling for Physical Activity

Think of your body as a vehicle. Just like the engine needs oil to run smoothly and overall the car needs petrol to power itself around. So does your body. Just as important as fuelling for physical activity is the type of food/drink you choose to use.

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FITT Principle of Training for clients

FITT Principle of Training

Getting the best out of a training program either for yourself or a client of yours is key. Considering your standard methods of training i.e. specificity, progression, overload and reversibility is something that is taken for granted. But sometimes when tailoring programs, we forget about the individuality of the client. This is where the FITT principle of training comes into play.

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