How many workouts do you really need
We all know that regardless of whether you want to lose weight or increase muscle mass, or even you need both options, regular training is a necessary condition for improving…

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Your way: how to start running marathons from scratch and run to yourself
Liga Sarukhanova - journalist and mother of two children, without a sports past. But in recent years, in her social networks - there are all photos from marathons and international…

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Slimming communities: why you should not trust them
At the peak of popularity, all kinds of groups in social networks created by former "dummies" who managed to lose weight. Many follow the recommendations of homegrown gurus and hope…

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Hitch and proper rest after training

The vast majority of beginners in fitness forget or intentionally ignore the completion of the final set of exercises, in a hurry to do other things. In addition, they do not even suspect that in addition to the hitch, other recovery measures are needed. In this article, we will talk about how much time your body needs to recover and what should be the right rest after a workout so that its health benefits are maximized.

Recovery period components
Do not be surprised, but in order for the recovery after training to be optimal, the following conditions must be observed:

start the lesson with a full workout; optimize the amount of training loads; Continue reading

How to eat to gain weight

The presence of muscle mass is an essential component for the buildup of the body. It is impossible to get round biceps, strong legs, if the body does not have material to build muscle. Therefore, pay attention to the diet: what should it be in order to satisfy the needs of the body and achieve a pleasant result in the gym.

Features of male nutrition for weight gain
The diet for the stronger sex is different from the female. It has a lot of calories (because men spend more energy), proteins and carbohydrates. Usually men work witht significant weigh and loads, and also need uniform training for the whole body. Continue reading

Pilates for beginners

It is quite difficult for a beginner to understand the variety of areas offered by fitness clubs today and to choose the type of training suitable for himself. In this article we will tell you what Pilates is, what are the basic principles of this system of exercises, with what other types of fitness it needs to be combined in a weekly plan of training sessions, so that the effect on the body is multilateral and most beneficial for health.

Pilates History
Pilates is an author’s method of physical preparation, which was first called counter-therapy. It, during the First World War, was invented by Joseph Pilates. Continue reading

Periodization of loads: how often to change the training program
Periodization of training is a necessary condition for achieving the desired result. About whom and under what conditions it is necessary to change the training plan, read the article. This…

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What is TRX: Pros and Cons of Training
Among the areas of fitness, the number of which is growing “like mushrooms after the rain”, one can single out the three global leaders. Crossfit is a high-intensity interval training…

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Body types: how genetics affect your figure
There are three types of physique or somatotype that affect our appearance. Details on why some of us are prone to gaining fat, while others are lean, read in the…

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A selection of books that every fitness practitioner should read
The books will be useful both for those engaged in fitness individually, and under the guidance of a personal trainer. Each of them is a direct guide to action that…

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