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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Some fitness facts that your trainer won’t tell you
A healthy lifestyle is choosing more and more people. To look better and feel great, many choose fitness. But, like any business, you need to do sports wisely. 1. A…

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Types of muscle fibers and their functions
During training for fat burning or mass gain, you need to use different types of muscle fibers. About what they are and how to determine the ratio of muscle fibers…

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How to make round biceps: tips on how to pump biceps at home and in the gym

This question is mainly asked by men who are interested in making their hands large and embossed. These athletes are easy to calculate in the gym, because their favorite equipment is the barbell. Their favorite exercise is lifting the barbell to bicez. But this is not the only simulator that helps to build rounded protruding biceps. Other biceps exercises and options for pumping up biceps are in this article.

Where is the biceps
When you strain your arm in your forearm, you see a small bulging ball. It is of different lengths and structures. This is the extensor muscle of the forearm, that is, biceps. Consists of 2 heads: external and internal. Under them is brachialis – the flexor muscle. In the exercises on the hands, when we lift the weight, we use the brachialis, and when we extend the elbow joint – biceps. Continue reading

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 will help bring the body into perfect condition. The selection includes the best publications devoted to various topics – power and cardio loads, stretching exercises, nutrition. Ready collections of programs for daily classes are also not forgotten.

New Bodybuilding Encyclopedia
The book must be in your library in any case, because its author is Arnold Schwarzenegger. Despite the fact that it was written in 1985, it is still a manual for all fitness practitioners. Its 5 sections (volumes) describe in detail: Continue reading

Fitness couple enhances sex drive

An unexpected option for spending time together is how to sweat in the gym. Psychologists say: “useful” activities (rather than ordinary walks and gatherings in a cafe) help to get to know your partner better, create shared memories and strengthen relationships in a couple. Even if you have been husband and wife for a long time, joint training will bring something new to everyday life.

And from a purely practical point of view, practicing together is useful for several reasons:

it’s more fun than dragging iron;
You can perform decent power loads with the help of a partner;
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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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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…

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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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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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