Intermittent Fasting

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 [...]

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

Strength Endurance

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 [...]

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

Barefoot Running – A Forgotten Art

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 [...]

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

The 3 Main Types of Running Shoes

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 [...]

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

The 3 Most Common Dieting Mistakes of Women

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 [...]

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

Vegan Diet and Sports Performance

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 [...]

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

Training with Wearables

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 [...]

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

Perceived Rate of Exertion (PRE) and Heart Rate

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

CrossFit – What Is It and Who Is It For

CrossFit is both a philosophy and a gym series. As of 2012, there are over 3,400 gyms all over the world that practice the CrossFit methodology. Many experts see CrossFit as one of the best methods for developing a lean, toned and muscular body. So what is CrossFit? Who is it for? How is it [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Fitness|0 Comments