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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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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Yama and Niyama - the foundation of good practice
Yama (control of mind and behavior) and Niyama (psycho-emotional and bodily purity) are the first two stages of yoga and the condition for its effective practice. By practicing the Pit,…

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Self-massage of problem areas: how to overcome cellulite and an “apron” at the waist

Surely you know that cellulite provokes heredity, increased estrogen production and malnutrition. Anti-cellulite self-massage is an easy, fast and cheap way to get rid of the hated orange peel.

How to do it and how to make it effective, rather than just kneading the skin with your fingers?

The cellulite problem is typically female. It is not a disease, but refers to cosmetic skin defects. Orange peel is a consequence of thinner skin in women than in men, increased production of leptin by fat cells and a malfunction in the synthesis of hormones that regulate the activity of their receptors. Continue reading

Why crossfit is needed

In a number of areas of fitness, crossfit is a separate line. This is one of the most fashionable areas of physical fitness among adherents of a healthy lifestyle was invented in 1996. The idea came about after an appeal by the head of one of the police stations in the California city of Santa Cruz to a former gymnast and weightlifter, professional gym instructor Greg Glassman, with a request to tighten the general physical training of his subordinates.

The developed technique turned out to be so in demand that in 2000, Glassman made a completely logical step for the Americans. He creates the CrossFit Inc corporation, patenting the Trademark, methods of physical daily training (WOD), a system for training and certification of trainers, conditions for affiliation of crossfit halls. In 2007, the first “live” competitions were held, and today all fans, even those who practice independently, have the opportunity to measure their strength not only in regional and international competitions, but also in CrossFit Open online games. Continue reading

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 competitions. And a couple of races a year would be okay: they with her husband do not miss, it seems, not a single start. We asked Olya specifically for BeautyHack to tell her story: how she started to run and where she gets the motivation not to give up training.

First 5 kilometers
Flashback My youngest daughter is one year old. In the early morning I get up on the scales, I see a figure close to 80 pounds. I sigh. I’m finishing up a pancake. I open Facebook and read the post of my friend, with whom we are in about the same weight category. Continue reading

Posture as the foundation
We often hear this word, but what does it mean? Straight back? Lack of scoliosis? In this article, we will consider what components make up posture, how its formation occurs,…

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Yantra Mandala for concentration and meditation.
Yantra is the oldest magic resonator, existing from time immemorial in India, Tibet, China and other countries. It acts both at the psychophysiological level, changing the electrical activity of the…

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How to choose the right weight weights for a girl
In order for the training to be not only effective, but also safe, it is important to choose the right weight. How to choose the weight of dumbbells and other…

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Yama and Niyama - the foundation of good practice
Yama (control of mind and behavior) and Niyama (psycho-emotional and bodily purity) are the first two stages of yoga and the condition for its effective practice. By practicing the Pit,…

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