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How Important Is Nutrition In Fitness Training?

How Important Is Nutrition In Fitness Training?

When you are training for optimal fitness, most of it comes down to two things: Proper diet and enough exercise. As such, there are many different attitudes regarding the relative importance of each one. Some people feel that exercise is far more important than diet, and so they concentrate on these things without thinking too…

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What Are Supersets and Why Should I Do Them?

What Are Supersets and Why Should I Do Them?

What Is A Superset? A superset is a workout set that consists of two or more exercises. In other words, you do two exercises in the same set with little or no rest between them. This basic principle can be applied in a lot of different ways. For example, a lot of people choose to…

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Why It’s Important To Include Protein In Your Diet

Why It’s Important To Include Protein In Your Diet

Health and fitness are very closely related to diet, and this is a fact that you should know by now. If you have read any of our previous work, you already know that most nutritional discussions will center on the three macronutrients: Protein, fat, and carbohydrate. While all of these macronutrients fulfill vital functions, protein…

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How To Improve Your Basketball Skills

How To Improve Your Basketball Skills

Basketball is a very competitive game. While professional games don’t involve as much trash talk as streetball traditionally does, it is still a sport in which you have to bring your best to every game. With respect and reputation on the line, you may not have time to adopt a complete and comprehensive training program.…

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The Best Lifts For Football Players

The Best Lifts For Football Players

Everyone knows that strength is important for a football player. However, not everyone knows the specific steps and exercises that help to create a strong body for the gridiron. In this article, we will attempt to give you a better idea about the kinds of exercises you need to get pumped up properly. Our Top…

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What Are 2nd Trimester Prenatal Workouts for Women?

What Are 2nd Trimester Prenatal Workouts for Women?

It is important to stay healthy while you are pregnant. Most women find that exercise is a great way to reduce stress, burn some calories, and feel good. If you’re in your second trimester, you might be wondering which workouts are best for you. We’ve compiled a list of options while providing you with an…

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What Are 3rd Trimester Prenatal Workouts For Women?

What Are 3rd Trimester Prenatal Workouts For Women?

Women who choose to exercise during their pregnancies can experience health benefits. These can include improved: Blood pressure Cardiovascular fitness Weight control Mood Experts recommend a low or moderate-intensity activity for most women. However, you can perform vigorous activities, such as jogging, if you get permission from your doctor. Still, pregnant women do have to…

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What Are 1st Trimester Prenatal Workouts For Women?

What Are 1st Trimester Prenatal Workouts For Women?

Exercising is a great way to improve your physical and mental well-being during pregnancy. Generally, low-impact exercises are recommended during this time because they are usually safer. We’ll talk about the benefits of working out during pregnancy and discuss options that are considered safe by obstetricians during the first trimester. Then, we will focus on…

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Is Your Cardio Routine Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

Is Your Cardio Routine Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

The weight loss industry is a booming business for one simple reason: Losing weight is difficult. As lives become more fast paced, yet also more sedentary, weight is easily gained, but not easily shed. Even when calories are strictly counted and exercise is increased, stubborn pounds may seem to hang around. One of the most…

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What Is A Foam Roller, and Why Does It Hurt?

What Is A Foam Roller, and Why Does It Hurt?

Foam rollers have become quite popular in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. Most people report that the foam roller makes an excellent stretching aid. There is little doubt that good stretching will yield several benefits, and the foam roller gives you a way to supercharge those benefits. Why Does It Hurt To…

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BCAAs: What They Are And How They Help Your Body

BCAAs: What They Are And How They Help Your Body

Anyone who has decided to get serious about their fitness has encountered mention of BCAAs: branched-chain amino acids. BCAAs have been found to be powerful tools for improving workout efficiency, which of course leads to gains in power, strength, muscle mass, endurance, and overall athletic performance. Amino acids There are 20 amino acids used in…

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Ectomorph vs. A Hardgainer: Is There A Difference?

Ectomorph vs. A Hardgainer: Is There A Difference?

You have probably noticed that there are many different body types out there. When you go to the gym, you can see a pretty good cross-section of these body types. The terms that describe these body types are thrown around quite frequently, so let’s try to demystify the whole thing and give you a better… The post Ectomorph vs. A Hardgainer: Is There A Difference? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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