Is protein powder safe? What every athlete should know

Theres whey protein, soy protein, pea protein, and more. Do these protein powders legitimately help with weight loss and muscle building? We chatted with the experts to find out. What are the benefits of protein powder?Heres how protein powders could help weight loss and toning: Protein powders contain, well, protein. And everyone needs protein. How much depends on things like your gender, age, activity level and health. Someone who is regularly exercising, whether its an activity like running or strength training (or both), needs extra protein. Protein […]

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Would you like a simple way to cut fat? Enter 300

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Would you like a simple way to cut fat? If so, then gather round and also allow me to tell you a tale, it will do you good. It is concerning the kettlebell swing, and particularly, concerning doing 300 kettlebell swings each day, day-to-day, and without exception. Carrying out swings (2 hands or one hand, it matters not) daily, intermittently, and also to the grand total amount of three hundred offers a couple useful functions. Mainly it provides a kind of metabolic resistance training “on-the-go,” to feed […]

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Apply a Steady State Training Cycle

Apply a Steady State Training Cycle The underload is one of the most VITAL PHASE. This is the stage individuals do not normally experience (or wish to experience) because they are frequently raising resistance/intensity or volume. This phase is the whole reason that the SSC works! When you exercise, your muscle mass might recover in 1-4 days but your connective tissue takes longer to recuperate. As a matter of fact, they have a metabolic rate of 1/10th that of muscular tissue. If you keep damaging down the […]

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Giants of Iceland The Land of the Strong

Giants of Iceland

Iceland Land of the Strong Despite its tiny population, Iceland has a reputation in the World’s Strongest Man competition that stands higher than perhaps any other country’s. This small, black rock in the middle of the ocean has produced a lineage of strongmen dating back to the Vikings. VICE went out there to investigate why this tiny island produces such strong people. Hanging out at Jakabol—a gym run by ex-champion Magnus Ver Magnusson—we met a whole host of Icelandic strongmen, which includes Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson, the 6’9″ […]

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A Brief History of Kettlebells

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From Circus Tricks To World Championships: A Brief History Of Kettlebells The word girya( kettlebell) was first published in the Russian dictionary in 1704. Back then, kettlebells were used as scale weights to measure goods at the market, but farmers would sometimes swing and press the bells to show off their strength. After a while, kettlebells became commonplace at festivals, fairs, and circuses with various motions and juggling becoming popular acts. Since those early circus days, rivalry with kettlebells has continued to evolve, so let’s talk a […]

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What size Kettlebells should I be using?

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Kettlebells – Selecting The Right Weight What size Kettlebells should I be using? They come in many shapes and sizes but that wasn’t always the way. When kettlebells re-emerged from hiding in 2001 popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline the only weights available were 16kg, 24kg and 32kg. These were the traditional sizes used in Russia and the kettlebell was measured in ‘poods’ 1 pood was 16kg, 1.5 poods 24kg & 2 poods 32kg. The Russian way of thinking was that if you are a boy use 16kgs, a […]

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It’s Official Kettlebell Workouts Produce Superior Results

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Russian Kettlebells are amazing! Kettlebell workouts are the answer to creating, maintaining and transforming the human body into a fitness machine at home without the need for having an expensive club membership. With kettlebells you can develop superior fitness fast. So what benefits does kettlebell training have for the average woman or man? The kettlebell trains the body to work as a whole and as a result creates true ‘functional’ strength and endurance. Kettlebell training can be a great way to lose weight, tone up those soft […]

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Choosing the Right Weight Lifting Equipment for You

When you decide to engage in a training program at home, it’s wise and practical to identify what is the right weight lifting equipment for you. Do not just buy anything without prior planning because buying in impulse is not really recommended.. The first thing that you need to do is to identify why you want to train. Do you want to lose weight or gain weight? Or is it for improving your strength and endurance? Or just to tone your muscles? After identifying your purpose, look […]

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Kettlebells And Chiropractic A Winning Combination

After 14 years as a successful chiropractor I have finally discovered what I believe to be a good implement for improving the back-strength and overall health of my patients. That implement is the kettlebell something I had never heard of until two years ago. I have to admit that initially they intimidated me, until I necessity them for my own injury. The Doctor Becomes a Patient Growing up I was always terribly sporting in high school and college. I lettered in volleyball, softball, and basketball, and I […]

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