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You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand how your body uses these macronutrients, we have explained the basics in a way that you can understand too.
Knowing how these macronutrients work is a definite must if you wonder “why” eating particular things is bad for your body and also in which food you can find particular macronutrients more. In this first part we will explain the use of fats.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a sort of cardio that was primarily intended to improve performance of athletes, by training in short sessions. It is a whole other way of training than low intensity training.
Two days ago we discussed the importance of a pronated grip. But there are variations on this grip, like the mixed grip. This one has the major advantage of handling more weight. But what else is the mixed grip good for? Read on…
In a previous article we discussed chondromalacia patellae. A knee injury, often occuring in teenage girls, sometimes due to sports. Today we’ll go even further and discuss how and why chondromalacia patellae can occur when running.
Sometimes chondromalacia patellae can occur because the upper leg muscles (the M. Quadriceps Femoris) is too weak. That’s why you should do exercises that will make the quadriceps muscle more powerful. Because the M. Quadriceps will get stronger, you should also do exercises for the hamstrings (the antagonist).
Sometimes the Quadriceps and/or hamstrings can be too tight. If that’s the case, you need to make them longer.
The surface where you run can be of importance aswell. The road shouldn’t be higher on the left or right side, as that will make you run like there’s a difference in leg length. Make sure the underground isn’t too hard either!
Too much pronating will cause a lot of stress on the knees. If that’s the case, you are probably wearing the wrong kind of running shoes.
Running uphill or suddenly raising the distance, puts a lot more stress on the knees too.
What are anabolic steroids? What is their function? Why are they used by a lot of athletes, and why shouldn’t they be used? All in this article.
Something everyone needs and everyone does in the gym, usually without thinking: grasping the barbell. How do you hold it? How should you hold it? And what are the advantages of each kind of grip? Today I will discuss the pronated grip. Read the rest of this entry »
Yet another unilateral exercise that everyone should perform now and then? Have you never heard of it? Do you like stiffness in your legs for a few days? Then the bulgarian squat exercise will be something for you! Read the rest of this entry »
Today I'll discuss an injury called chondromalacia patellae. This is a famous running injury, don't let it happen to you! Read the rest of this entry »
Why should bodybuilders have a good nutrition guide? Nutrition is enormously important, it is as important as the workout itself. Nutrition gives us the raw materials for energy, growth and recuperation. You will never achieve your ideal body without a good diet. I've written down some of the basics you need to know about nutrition programs. Read the rest of this entry »