• Calisthenics Training: Full Body Fitness Part 1

    Calisthenics Training: Full Body Fitness Part 1

    Gymnasts, wrestlers, and break dancers are all masters of their body. Their muscles and tendons are strong, which in turn will make their mental game strong! Continue reading
  • The Importance of Proper Nutrition and Fat loss

    The Importance of Proper Nutrition and Fat loss

    In our minds, it’s easy to wake up one morning and decide that we’re fed up of being overweight, or that we’re fed up of constantly feeling unwell and becoming unwell due to a lack of nutrients in our diet, and make a decision to make a change. The problem is that many of us struggle to stay motivated when it comes to eating healthily and trying to lose weight, and as a result, many of us will slip up slightly, and will ultimately decide to fall off of the wagon altogether. Proper nutrition and fat loss however, is about so much more than just looking better, although that is a nice bonus. Proper nutrition and fat loss could potentially save your life. Here’s a look at a few reasons why you may wish to seriously consider cleaning up your diet, and losing some excess body fat in the process.

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  • Which Whey To Go?

    Which Whey To Go?

    Proteins are the building blocks of muscle, bones, skin and even the heart. To enable muscle growth, it is necessary for muscle protein synthesis to exceed muscle protein breakdown resulting in a positive muscle protein balance. Without this balance, and in the absence of proper nutrient intake, the body will remain in a catabolic state resulting in no muscle growth. To achieve muscle growth, an anabolic state is required, and protein metabolism can help you achieve that state. Protein metabolism is driven by Biological Values (BV), rate of absorption, and amino acid profile.

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  • When Is The Best Time To Take Creatine?

    When Is The Best Time To Take Creatine?

    A popular buzzword among strength training and bodybuilding athletes is creatine but what is it? Creatine is an ergogenic aid that promotes fat-free mass (FFM) by readily creating small amounts of adenosine triphosphates (ATP). This allows for rapid and short bursts of energy which is needed for muscle growth. It is known to fight off fatigue and to allow for greater performance capacity. Creatine is naturally occurring and is fuel for the cells of the body. Adding proper amounts of creatine to your nutrition regimen can assist in building muscle strength and power. Creatine is best utilized as a training aid as it can provide additional energy to enable you to lift a few more reps at a few more pounds. By doing so, you increase muscle mass.

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