Did you realise that Europeans spend almost 90% of their lives indoors ? Nearly 70% of the population does NOT meet their daily vitamin D requirements. Since vitamin D controls the expression of 1,000 genes, it’s not a bad idea to get plenty of it. Continue reading “OUTDOOR WORKOUT BENEFITS – POWER YOUR BODY AND MIND”
Are We Herbivores ?
Although some studies suggest that physiological and anatomical characteristics clearly label us as herbivores, they tend to miss and explain many other factors that make herbivores theory not as obvious as it seems to be. There are also studies contradicting a human being as intended to naturally eat plants only. It simply leaves us, not scientific minds to choose to believe one side of the argument. Continue reading “VEGAN DIET HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE ?”
You can deadlift 250 kg, yet you slipped your disc lifting 15 kg heavy child. Never Round The Back!!! It’s a widely accepted idea in the commercial fitness industry where mobility has very little emphasis over strength and body image. The idea is that by maintaining the neutral curve to the spine, you will protect the discs from injury by evenly distributing the compression on the discs. Continue reading “JEFFERSON CURL – NEVER ROUND YOUR LOWER BACK WHILE LIFTING ?”
While our knowledge of fasting used to be restricted to religious practitioners and hunger strikers, nowadays everyone is talking about wonders of restricting their regular meals. Although fasting can play a big role in healing our bodies, in nutrition world for every study showing health benefits of fasting there is another study showing detriments. Continue reading “THE PROS AND CONS OF INTERMITTENT FASTING”
Rope climbing not only used to be children’s favourite exercise present in most schools’ physical education programme but once It was also an Olympic Sport. It was a part of the Olympic Games between 1896-1936 and was then abandoned due to lack of “popularitics”. I have to say that watching someone sprinting 8 meters long rope in 4.87 seconds is probably…more exciting than watching horse-dancing in Dressage. Well, maybe that’s just me. Continue reading “CLIMB THE ROPE – ROPE CLIMBING BENEFITS”
Have you ever seen a skinny 70 kg powerlifter out lifting 120kg bodybuilder ? How the heck those gymnasts hold an iron cross with completely locked elbows without dislocating them ? As you probably guessed from the title of this article, it’s a strong connective tissue that makes these athlete’s strength stand out from the crowd. Continue reading “TENDON AND LIGAMENT TRAINING FOR GREATER STRENGTH AND INJURY PREVENTION”