6 11, 2018

Intermittent Fasting

By |November 6th, 2018|Default, Diet, Fitness|0 Comments

Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular trends for losing weight. The term intermittent fasting means that you eat within a specific timeframe and the rest of the day you just fast, not eating anything. This eating window has to be the maximum 8 hours, with smaller windows of 6 and even 4 hours [...]

22 03, 2018

3rd Generation Supplements

By |March 22nd, 2018|Diet, News|0 Comments

Although they have been around for a long time, we call them 3rd generation supplements, since they possess amazing nutritional properties. However, the most important is that their nutrients are not inorganic laboratory substances, but natural compounds with high degree of bioavailability. Today we will present three of them: Spiroulina Spiroulina is a type of [...]

9 02, 2018

Strength Endurance

By |February 9th, 2018|Fitness|0 Comments

We have all probably heard the terms, "Strength Endurance", "Maximum Strength", "Speed Strength", etc. But when it comes to training what is our goal? In sports like, martial arts, football, hockey, basketball etc. the most important type of strength is Strength Endurance. Strength Endurance is the ability to maintain muscular contractions or a consistent level [...]

15 12, 2017

Barefoot Running – A Forgotten Art

By |December 15th, 2017|Default, Fitness|0 Comments

Humans have been walking and running barefoot for centuries, or better said for thousands of year, or in the best case wearing sandals. Nowadays with the advancement of technology running barefoot may sound at least strange. However, a few years ago, running barefoot saw an increasing number of supporters. This trend though, seems to have [...]

17 11, 2017

The 3 Main Types of Running Shoes

By |November 17th, 2017|Default, Fitness|0 Comments

There are 3 basic running shoe categories depending on the heel to toe offset, or drop as you may find it. 1. Traditional Running Shoes Traditional running shoes have a 10–12mm the heel to toe a drop. Most runners choose traditional running shoes with motion-control, standard cushioning and stabilization technologies as a solution to over-pronation [...]

26 07, 2017

The 3 Most Common Dieting Mistakes of Women

By |July 26th, 2017|Diet, Fitness|0 Comments

A woman on a diet has many suitors. The weight loss world is full of companies and self-appointed experts competing for her attention, often spreading misinformation and making impossible promises. It’s so predictable. They just want to get into her….pocketbook.If you’re a woman struggling with weight loss, there’s a good chance you have heard some [...]

12 05, 2017

Vegan Diet and Sports Performance

By |May 12th, 2017|Diet, Fitness|0 Comments

Can these two terms be compatible? Can someone follow a vegan diet and at the same time achieve high athletic performance? There is a fear among the sports community members that a vegan diet does not provide adequate amount of protein and that protein derived from plants is not complete. Proteins are large, complex molecules [...]

31 03, 2017

Training with Wearables

By |March 31st, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

We live in an era in which the technology has given athletes and their coaches tremendous capabilities of monitoring their performance and fine tuning their training patterns. While in the old times the only gadget available was a chronometer, nowadays we have a great variety of wearables with integrated sensors that monitor the body's bio-signals [...]

9 03, 2017

Perceived Rate of Exertion (PRE) and Heart Rate

By |March 9th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

The Perceived Rate of Exertion (PRE) scale was first proposed by Borg and is used to measure the physical activity intensity level. The scale goes from 6 to 20, with 6 being very light exercise and 20 being the maximum intensity. the PRE scale can be used to deduct your heart rate during training.  There [...]

15 02, 2017

10 Ideas to Get Your Family Active and Moving for the New Year

By |February 15th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Ten Ideas to Get Your Family Active and Moving If you want to get your family active and moving, sometimes coming at them with just one idea and forcing it upon them is not a great way to start. People always like when they are given choices. When it comes to family, having more choice [...]