Tag: Fitness

  • 160418 The specific warm up 3/4

      160418 The specific warm up 3/4 As the warm up nears the end, the movements and intensity must approximate the beginning of the main workout. Just because these final movements may be lighter and not as challenging as the main ones to come does not mean less concentration is needed. Do not get into
  • 090418 The general principles of the warm up 2/4

    090418 The general principles of the warm up 2/4 The general warm up The runner’s may actually be onto something when they start out on a run-they normally begin at a slower pace than the main portion of the run will be. Any exercise that revs up the cardiovascular system is good except for the
  • 311217 Boosting your insulin response with increased lean muscle mass

    311217 Boosting your insulin response with increased lean muscle mass A brief snapshot of Insulin resistance and why it is important to avoid. This condition causes the body’s muscles, fat and liver cells to improperly respond to insulin. The pancreas makes the hormone, insulin. This hormone helps the cells take in and use glucose which
  • 170917 Are you feeling fatigued and irritable?

    170917 Are you feeling fatigued and irritable? A study conducted in 2009 with an unknown number of college athletes determined that even a mild amount of dehydration after their team practices finished up put them into a negative mood. Obviously, after their team practice was over one could assume that they were fatigued. Most teams
  • 300717 Special strength and the athlete

    300717 Special strength and the athlete (2 of 2)  continued from last week… We all know that not everyone is born with the same capabilities to display awesome strength. It’s a fact of life that some of us just don’t have the right combinations of fast twitch to slow twitch fibers. However, each of us