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    Why do I need to exercise?

    The most common injuries for those lifting weights

    We all know we have to exercise, we all know exercise is good for us but why to we need to exercise? What does exercise do for our body, mind and soul? Yes, these subjects may be a little deep to be talking about today but they are worth thinking about. Have you ever asked yourself, why do I need to exercise? Prevent diseases We know from various research programmes that regular exercise not only improves your physical fitness and

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    Using adrenaline to improve your fitness regime

    Six weightlifting myths

    While we are all probably aware of adrenaline, how much do you really know about this special hormone? Epinephrine, to give adrenaline its official name, is a hormone which is secreted by the adrenal glands and prompts a “fight or flight” response. The body is prompted to create adrenaline in times of both mental and physical stress. So, if you are having a good exercise routine in the gym then there is every chance adrenaline will kick in and help

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    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    The idea of exercising to keep fit, lose weight and build up your muscle tone is something that many people aspire towards. It is not necessarily the exercise itself which is challenging but the mental strength needed to keep going and the focus required to get there. We will now look at some simple techniques to increase your mental strength and focus which will give you more “headroom” to concentrate on exercise. Mental strength When we talk of mental strength

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    Steps to avoid weight gain in the winter

    Using your metabolism to help weight loss

    As the days get colder and the evenings darker, it is going to become increasingly tempting to start comfort eating while curling up on the sofa to help stave off those winter blues. The good news is that with a little effort and self-motivation, it’s actually not too difficult to avoid that somewhat inevitable winter weight gain. The science behind the winter weight gain The main reason behind the winter weight gain is the combination of eating more and exercising

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    Common Risk Factors for Knee Pain When Weightlifting

    How To Prevent Knee Injuries When Working Out

    Weightlifting is a great way to get your body into shape, though you will push it to the limits in order to do so. When you lift weights, you put intense pressure on certain parts of your body including your core, your lower back, your arms and your knees. When you injure your knees, you will likely experience pain and swelling, and you may find it difficult to walk as well. There are various factors that could cause you to

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    4 Things That Are Destroying Your Workout Performance and Your Health

    4 Things That Are Destroying Your Workout Performance and Your Health

    You might be hitting the gym five times a week, sweating a lot, and constantly having sore muscles but still not seeing any progress with your workout performance. Even worse, you might be putting your health in danger without even knowing it and all of that just because of the few details you’re not getting right when preparing for a workout or right after it. However, changing these things in your everyday routine can make a real difference, so make

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    Should We Buy Organic Protein?

    Muscle memory, brain power and long-term fitness

    Protein is the key to building muscles successfully. It is useful if you are into bodybuilding, athletics, weightlifting, or any other activity that involves strenuous labor. Without quality protein intake, you will suffer many problems if you try to get involved in any such activity. Your body will be unprepared for the demanding physical activity without effective support of the protein. How much protein do you need? What type of protein should you take? What is the best source of

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    Corrective exercise advice for weightlifters to help overcome injury

    As a weightlifter, you expose yourself to the risk of becoming injured, no matter how experienced you are at weightlifting and regardless of your level of fitness. If you have sustained an injury whilst lifting weights, or are experiencing muscle imbalances, there are corrective exercises you can carry out to help overcome your injury. Common types of injuries for weightlifters Shoulder impingement is a common injury among weightlifters. This irritation or ‘squeezing’ of the rotator cuff tendons underneath the acromion

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    Rob Niter: The chiseled process!

    Low fat, high muscle definition

    My goal is to share my passion in hopes to inspire many. Thank you so much for the opportunity! About Rob Niter Rob is a professional natural bodybuilder, international fitness model, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who has immense knowledge and wisdom in the fitness industry. His amazing physique is prime, but well-known for his character and high standards in representing sports fitness. Rob inspires millions of people through leadership by example, while educating young followers to reach their highest potential;

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    Top Bodybuilding Mistakes That Limit Your Muscle Growth

    Getting ripped takes time and dedication

    Bodybuilding is good sport involving exercises to gain more muscles with principal activities being weight lifting and dieting. It is a beautiful game that improves the appearance of an individual to feel vigorous and good about them thereby boosting their confidence significantly. Bodybuilders have their body shapes checked and in good condition, get attention and become famous and gain more friends. There are several mistakes however that bodybuilders commit in their daily bodybuilding exercises that may make the desired result

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