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Why we don’t stretch
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If you are into fitness you have probably been told to stretch. You can find this type of stretching to be used in the majority of fitness classes or one to one personal training sessions reinforcing the idea that it is good for you. Now what if we told you that passive stretching actually isn’t as beneficial as you might…

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A new mindset for yoga practice_ more strategy to get the stretch
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This article was written by Jennifer Schwartz – Impact your Fitness The most important parts of any exercise or yoga practice are the processes of goal setting and removing yourself from your own paradigm into a strategy-based one. There’s no denying the explosion of fitness and yoga multimedia in our lives, which leads to quick results being advertised to us from…

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Yoga, Pilates, Gym and the Myths in between
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I’m often asked generic questions such as what’s the best exercise? Or which exercise is better for a specific goal… and in all honesty it is really challenging to answer these kinds of questions concisely as it really depends on many variables which are individual to each person. It is exactly this point that is so important yet very rarely…

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Marathon – Beginner’s guide
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London Marathon is almost here and with that all the questions regarding it’s preparation. How should I train? What should I eat? What to do after for recovery? Marathon preparation – Strength training for performance and injury prevention : strength training is more then proofed that is crucial to increase sports performance and to avoid injuries. You should start going…

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Stretching: An exercise in nothingness?
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I’ve just came across with a brazilian article published 3 days ago. Despite of  what “common sense” says it just confirms what i’ve been saying for years: unless very specific (and few) situations stretch doesn’t do much for you. It can actually  slow down your pace when running and decrease your power output (this last one is mention in another…

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