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UKBFF London & SE Championships 2014
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Last sunday i went to the Ukbff London Championship and not being a big fan of “extreme”  body transformation i was a bit skeptical about it. When i arrived at the theatre i could not only see muscular people, but also a lot of supporters. Waiting, eating one of their 50 food daily containers or just mingling around, everyone seemed…

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Lifestyle
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“Exercise to be fit. Not skinny. Eat to nourish your body. And always ignore the hatters, doubters and unhealthy examples that were once feeding you. You are worth more then you realise.”

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Instable Surfaces
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“Verhagen, et al (2004),  noted that training on unstable surfaces increased the risk of knee injuries in subjects with prior histories of knee maladies. This finding raises quite a controversy, as unstable platforms are frequently employed in the rehabilitation of knee injuries” – Paul Juris

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Non newtonian fluid
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Just found this video randomly when i was studying connective tissue and some viscosity on elements. I know you may think: ” does it have any connection with personal training?”.  It have a bit indeed. To understand how tissues react with external/ internal forces. Or by other words how does a dumbbell curl affects the muscle and/ or the nervous…

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Running Shoes. What’s the best choice?
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Some many options… N brand? A Brand? R Brand? Someone help me!! Actually is a very “easy” decision. Each person have his own way to move. Big arch, small arch, a bit pronated, a lot of supination… doesn’t matter (unless exceptions). And is not a shoe that’s going to “correct” that. I’ve start running all over London barefoot and its…

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Marathon.
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Some (very)quick tips! Running a Marathon (43.2km – ouch) keeps becoming more popular year after year. The spirit and the love for the sport is huge all over the world. From athletes to amateur, everybody can do it. But also everybody can get injured. The effort is big and the high impact can damage your joints. If you’re preparing yourself…

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Achy knees and joints caused by arthritis are not reasons to stop exercising.
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Regular, modest exercise improves joint stability and strengthens muscles, according to the December issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource. Exercise also improves mood, sleep, energy levels and day-to-day functioning. Best of all, people with arthritis who exercise regularly report less pain. When a person avoids exercise, joints become less mobile and the surrounding muscles shrink, causing increased fatigue and pain.…

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Top 10 Fitness Trends
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A lasting trend is developing in health and fitness, according to an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) survey published in the November/December issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®. The importance of experienced and educated fitness professionals remains the top predicted fitness trend for the third straight year. The survey, now in its fourth year, was distributed to ACSM…

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