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Category: Fitness

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How to prevent injury

You’ve probably heard that training too much can get you injured. You’ve probably also heard that training too little makes you weaker and more likely to get injured. This is the injury paradox. Training can both protect from

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Protein Timing – Does it matter?

This systematic review compared how consistently between-meal protein supplementation resulted in changes to lean mass, body fat, total body mass, and the ratio of lean to fat gains, when compared to with-meal protein supplementation. Both approaches produced similarly

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Can Body Weight Training Build Muscle?

You do not need a gym to build muscle! The principles of resistance training can be applied using bodyweight exercises. This is evident when looking the bodies of gymnasts, who almost solely use bodyweight exercises in their training.

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Should You Workout When Sore?

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) is a phenomenon experienced when you perform an exercise you are not used to. We have previously mentioned that it is okay to train with DOMS, albeit that your performance will be reduced

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How To Train All Muscle Fibers

Muscles are made up of long cells known as muscle fibers, innervated by a nerve cell (neuron) which stimulates the muscle to contract. Stimulating the right type of muscle fiber can impact your physique! One nerve cell can

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Losing Weight Is Easy, But…

What many people don’t realize when they decide to go on a diet is that temporarily changing what you eat will lead to you temporarily changing your weight. There are many diets which give short-term results, and it

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Hack Your Metabolism!

Did you know that some of the calories you eat are used to break down the food? TEF or Thermic Effect of Food refers to the energy used by your body to digest and break down proteins, fats

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Wide Or Narrow Stance Squats?

Conventional bro science says that narrow stance squats result in higher activation of the quadriceps (knee dominance), while a wider stance is primarily a posterior chain movement (hip dominance). However, this hypothesis might not be as accurate as

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Why You Need Carbs!

Carbs are often given a bad reputation and blamed for causing fat gain, when in reality they have an important role in our bodies. Our brains use carbs for energy which is why your liver is dedicated to

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