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EXPLOSIVELYFIT STRENGTH AND POWER TRAINING INFORMATION FOR THE SERIOUS ATHLETE!
Explosivelyfit focuses on the development of superior strength with the intent to help all drug free athletes reach their true strength potential. You will get stronger and more powerful using these strength training methods and tips.
Strength tip: Several shorter workouts per day may help control prehypertension
A small study reported in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise found that several shorter exercise periods spaced four hours apart were more beneficial than doing one long session. The participants in the study walked briskly for ten minutes, three times a day with four hours separating each session.
Strength tip: Timing your meals to increase the effectiveness of your workouts
Morning workouts may be somewhat better for weight loss. There is some evidence showing that more fat is burned when exercising before eating breakfast. This may be because when exercising later on these sessions will be fueled by the proteins and carbohydrates from meals eaten earlier in the day.
Health tip: Do you need a knee replacement? Is it right for you?
Total knee replacement (TKA) surgeries, in the United States, have increased more than 100% over the past twenty years. This surgery has been a Godsend to many older Americans and has allowed them to remain more active and independent than in the past before these surgeries were available.
Research, and experience, has positively proven that a knee replacement greatly enhances the ability to move around independently without pain. Pain, being the operative word.
Health tip: Re-energizing your energy
After the long winter it may seem as though your energy levels have struck a new low. If that is case, here are several ideas to help you reenergize yourself.
Strength tip: Starting out with an aerobic exercise plan
The research over the past several years continues to support the benefits of aerobic exercise. Not only is it good for your cardiovascular system but it helps ease fatigue symptoms in those with chronic fatigue syndrome, in the elderly, and the long-term sedentary person. However, this does not mean that people in these categories should just immediately go out and try to run a marathon. Before you even start, check with your doctor and review your history of activity, any type of joint problems, cardiovascular conditions, or other conditions that may cause you problems if you exercise. Read the rest here.
Strength tip: Stretching Strength and flexibility training
Stretching and strength training go hand in hand. Start your workout with a general full body warm up then move to a dynamic upper, mid or lower torso stretch and end up with your movement specific stretch.
If you are unsure of how to make the most of your stretching exercises here is a handy twenty nine page booklet to look at and learn from. Stretching tips was written by my Australian stretching guide cohort, Brad Walker.
Stretching a the end of your strength training session helps prepare your body for the next one.
Click on Stretching tips and it will load up in an Adobe PDF.
Keep training smart and strong, Danny M. O'Dell, M.A. CSCS*D
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