Yoga and Fitness Performance

Yoga and Fitness Performance

Yoga has been around for thousands of years and we have all heard of the benefits of this fascinating discipline.  How can yoga help athletes with sports performance is what this article will explore.  The greatest benefit of yoga is that it not only benefits the body but also the mind.  The main principle of yoga is to be able to balance body, mind and spirit.

By practicing yoga, those who lead a very active lifestyle and tend to push themselves too far will benefit from yoga.  Yoga has the ability to help restore a body that has been weakened and build it up again.  The yoga postures, breathing exercises and inner focus can help athletes rebalance, help to strengthen overworked muscles, joints and ligaments.  By using this process, it is possible for athletes to enjoy a longer athletic career and have an inner balance and harmony that will last throughout their lifetime.  Continue reading

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The Importance of Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals

When one thinks of fitness, supplements like protein, creatine and fat burners come to mind.  What most people do not consider is the importance of a good multivitamin.

In order for people to get through their day, their bodies require a certain amount of necessary nutrients.  Problems can arise if people do not have enough of, and the proper vitamins and minerals.  It can cause problems with metabolism that would otherwise produce optimum efficiency as well as performance.  Taking a good multivitamin will help with ensuring that the body always has the necessary vitamins and minerals, allowing the body to function at optimum levels and enjoy a full day of work, exercise and playing the online slots Canada has to offer.. Continue reading

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iPad fitness apps

Use your iPad to Increase Your Fitness

Your iPad is a wonderful tool for a good variety of activities, from those related to your work life right through to your social pastimes and fitness goals.  It is specifically suited to fitness applications as far as mobile devices go, with the large screen and good speaker quality making it an ideal viewing platforms for instructional videos, and you can use it to explore different exercise options that you may have been hesitant to due to a lack of knowledge on how to execute the moves. Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Sports Nutrition

The Dos and Don’ts of Sports Nutrition

Whether you’re just starting out and want to get it right from the get go or you’re looking for an increased edge in your performance, sports nutrition could be the answer. Sports or exercise nutrition is a specialised area of nutrition focused on improving performance and is based on the fact that what we eat can help us build strength and endurance. Here are the dos and don’ts of sports nutrition.  Continue reading

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Basics & Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

Basics & Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

To the uninitiated, eating fat to burn fat most like sounds complete counterintuitive, but there are actually many scientifically proven benefits of ketogenic diets. Amongst these benefits are numerous positive metabolic and physiological changes, including weight loss, less oxidative stress, improved body composition, reduced inflammation, and increased insulin sensitivity. Continue reading

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