Our Old Friend Alcohol (personal trainer san antonio)

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Beer, liquor, wine, champagne, they are all so delicious, and can easily turn a mediocre night into a great one…… maybe. How many of us think about what is happening to our body the day after a hard night of drinking. Most of us aren’t because we are nursing a hangover, and can not think properly. What exactly is going …

Caffeine

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The deal with Caffeine What is the deal with caffeine? We hear that it is bad for you, but then it is good for you a day later. Some say it will aid in fat loss, others say it will make you fat! Just like everything else in the health world, the opinions change more often than most people change …

6 Pack to Go!

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So. How many of us look at your favorite model or athlete and think,”Man I wish I had abs like that.” I know I used too. Every time I saw a photo I would be driven to hit the gym and put in a killer abs session! 100 crunches, 2 minute plank, 100 oblique crunches, and 50 V-ups to polish …

3-6 Pack Guidelines

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3 Nutrition Guidelines for a 6 Pack The previous article “6 Pack To Go”, provided information on how exercise can affect belly fat, this article is continuation on how nutrition can affect belly fat. Here are three simple guide lines that can help you achieve those washboard abs. Cook it It is that simple! Foods you can cook are healthier …

Weight Training…DO IT!

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I hear it all the time,”I don’t want to weight train, I will get big and bulky.” Or,”Weights are for meatheads.” Both of these statements are ignorant ones. Seems a little harsh to say, but it is true. It’s like a teenager saying he doesn’t want to drive cause he is afraid to go fast. The answer is simple, don’t …

Is Cardio Overrated? cardio workouts

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I have heard countless arguments on this topic. I’ll be honest, very few have any merit. I have decided to address this once and for all using current knowledge as well as common sense to find the answer. Let’s start by defining cardio. If I took a survey asking enthusiast what the definition is, I would be willing to bet …

Carb Loading 101

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I know we all have ran a race, or maybe we have thought about it. Either way one of the most common questions I receive is “Should I carb load the day before a race? The immediate answer is no!  Regardless of the distance or difficulty of the event carb loading the day before is too late! Proper carb loading needs …

Protein, What’s right for you?

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There are so many protein options on the market today! It is almost annoying! Every time we walk in our local supplement store, a guru is telling us to buy this over that because of reason X. The three types generally peddled are 100% whey, whey isolate, or casein protein. There is also whey hyrdosylate offered as well. However, this …

Strength Training for Sprinters

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For most sprinters, the weight room can be a daunting arena of work. This is possibly due to the idea that strength training has a negative affect on sprinting ability. The truth is quite the opposite. Smart weight training can significantly improve the sprint ability of any athlete, and has been proven on many different occasions. The following text will …