The Origins of Exercise Machines

How Fitness Machines First Came To be

Visiting a gym for the first time is a fascinating experience. Along with all the different people doing different exercises, one of the first things that a beginner will come face to face with is the variety of exercise machines. Big, small, simple, complicated; there’s a machine for just about every type of workout imaginable, and it can quickly become quite confusing, especially for someone that has never come across them before.

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A Simple Guide to Magnesium

What You Need To Know About Magnesium

It’s something that many athletes and trainers have heard over the years, and can apply to just about everyone: magnesium is important. Studies have shown that over 80% of the population of the Western world is deficient in magnesium, and it’s a problem that not only affects how we live every day, but also how well we train.

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Tech For The Disabled

The Latest Technology To Help The Disabled

Keeping fit is an important part of modern life, it maintains our health, it builds strength, and it ensures that our body is always at its peak. We’ve got a variety of different fitness techniques to choose from. Some athletes like to run, others like to swim, and the rest prefer to build muscle in a gym or keep fit on a sports field. Whatever the case, we almost always need full use of our bodies to accomplish most of the many fitness activities we like to indulge in. But what if you’re disabled?

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The Benefits of Glutamine

How We Can Fully Utilize Glutamine In Our Workouts

You may have heard of L-Glutamine, often discussed by exercise professionals and doctors. This is an amino acid found in the muscles, making up over 61% of our skeletal muscles, and giving us the strength to move and exercise. Glutamine itself is a transporter of nitrogen, which is what our muscles need to move, as the nitrogen is transported directly into our muscle cells. This makes Glutamine important, and one especially important if you want to engage in serious exercise.

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The Affect of Muscle Memory

Just How Much Does Muscle Memory Affect Us

Any athlete or sports player will undoubtedly heard of or even be familiar with the idea of muscles memory. Where our muscles can actually learn certain exercises, and perform them with perfection after enough practise. The thought-process behind this isn’t new, and there has been a lot of research put into the idea of muscle memory, and just how much we actually rely on it as opposed to just using our brains.  Continue reading

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