The 3 Biggest Myths About Fat-Burning For Active Women

Anoth­er great arti­cle from   www.girlsgonestrong.com by Dr. Susan Klein­er I am real­ly angry. I have spent my entire career firm­ly plant­ed in the field of sports nutri­tion, where the goals are per­for­mance-based. In sports nutri­tion, weight-loss is an out­come of enhanc­ing phys­i­cal per­for­mance, not a goal unto itself.  That’s why I want­ed to …

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Returning To Exercise After A C‑Section

Keep in mind, the heal­ing process is not done at 6 weeks. From the out­side, your scar might appear healed, but the deep­er lay­ers inside still need time. Just the scar alone is many, many lay­ers deep – the tis­sues that you can’t see are still recov­er­ing. If you’re lucky, …

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SUP Pilates Limassol

SUP pilates limassol

STARTING THIS JUNE — very effec­tive, very chal­leng­ing, and great fun!!! Stand Up Pad­dle Board Pilates builds your bal­ance and strength while per­form­ing some of the Pilates mat exer­cis­es on a pad­dle board. Dur­ing your ses­sion you will be guid­ed through an adapt­ed class incor­po­rat­ing a warm-up pad­dle to get the blood flow­ing, …

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How you get energy; how you use it

The Three Meta­bol­ic Ener­gy Sys­tems We usu­al­ly talk of ener­gy in gen­er­al terms, as in “I don’t have a lot of ener­gy today” or “You can feel the ener­gy in the room.” But what real­ly is ener­gy? Where do we get the ener­gy to move? How do we use it? …

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Does Swimming Make Me Fat?

Swim­mers tend to be “fat­ter” than oth­er ath­letes, espe­cial­ly ultra-dis­­­tance swim­mers. Swim­ming decreas­es blood pres­sure, but not as much as cycling or run­ning. Swim­mers rank between seden­tary peo­ple and run­ners on blood insulin lev­els, but inter­ven­tion stud­ies have shown no change. Swim­mers’ HDL (high-den­si­­ty lipopro­tein — also known as “good …

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The Psoas: Muscle of The Soul

I was delight­ed when I first came across Liz Koch’s amaz­ing work because it con­firmed much of what I’d been intu­it­ing on my own. I had begun to open and close my yoga prac­tise with hip open­ing pos­es with the spe­cif­ic inten­tion of releas­ing ten­sion in my psoas and hip …

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Does Sleep Affect Weight Loss?

Insuf­fi­cient sleep affects appetite and sati­ety hor­mones as well as fat cells, accord­ing to the nation’s top sleep experts. If you want to lose weight, be sure to get enough sleep. Most peo­ple know they should cut calo­ries and exer­cise more to trim down, but there’s now sig­nif­i­cant sci­en­tif­ic evi­dence …

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