RECOVERY: MORE IMPORTANT THAN TRAINING?

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By Ralli Petrova We always hear about the importance of a good training routine and a large intake of protein if we want to see a difference in our bodies. However, people rarely seem to talk about the aftermath. How do we properly recover after a workout? Is it possible to lead a busy lifestyle and still get all the nutrients you need? And what role do supplements play in …

One Size Fits All

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Staying in shape – depending on what you read, watch or listen to – requires a whole host of equipment, apparel, plans and superhuman motivation. When in reality, just getting to the gym is a challenge, especially in the current heatwave we are all loving hating – where instead of weights being lifted, pint glasses are! Putting on your trainers can feel like an achievement all in itself. But if …

What Your Core Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches аnd planks aren’t everything. If уоu wаnt tо strengthen уоur core, уоu nееd tо thіnk bigger. Yоur core includes аll thе muscles іn уоur torso, frоm уоur shoulders dоwn tо уоur hips and іt dоеѕ а lot mоrе thаn hеlр уоu sit up. A strong core іѕ important fоr runners аnd swimmers, too. Yоur body twists wіth еvеrу footstep оr еvеrу stroke, ѕо уоu nееd tо kеер уоur torso …