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Drink Water – Stay Hydrated

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With the recent humid weather here in Marbella, I hear a lot of clients tell me that they have no energy and feel fatigued, that the weather has drained them and they feel tired all the time. Well it seems to me that they are not getting enough water and with the increased temperatures it’s very important to keep hydrated. Drinking more water actually helps increase your energy levels as water accounts for approximately 60% of our body weight. Every single one of our organs and bodily systems require water in order to function properly. Dehydration, even at low levels,…

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Balance Training for a Stronger Core

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Adding an element of instability to your training is a great way to continue to challenge the core as you progress and get stronger. Mixing it up with objects like the BOSU or medicine ball will vary up your routine to keep your body on it’s toes. Here are three great moves to try: 1. Medicine Ball Plank: Do a plank with hands on a medicine ball instead of on the floor. Hold for 30 seconds. As you improve, try using one ball under each hand. Really a pro? Add balls under each foot, too. The added instability forces abs…

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2 Steps To Six Pack Abs!

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First off, I want to mention that, for most people, getting six pack abs is not an easy task. It requires dedication, but it is possible! Below is a general 2-step guide that, if followed religiously for 3 months, will produce results. Step 1: Nutrition This is the single most important part of the puzzle, hands down. You can have the most impressive set of abs, but if they’re covered with a layer of fat, you won’t see them! Break up your day with 5 or 6 mini-meals because this jump starts your metabolism. And stop eating the food that…

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Core Strength Training Exercises

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As discussed in last weeks article, a strong core is essential for good sports performance and prevention of injury. As a result of having a strong core, you will have increased power, balance and good posture. If your core is weak, or is not as strong as it could be, then it won’t matter how strong the rest of your body is, greater core strength is a vital advantage for any athlete in today’s sports. Here are some great basic core exercises suitable for all levels. THE PLANK The plank is one of the best static exercises for the core…

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Core Strength Training

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Strong core muscles are essential to sports performance and injury prevention and it will also make your life easier in performing everyday acts like bending, lifting, twisting, even standing. A strong flexible core also enhances balance and stability. It can help prevent falls and injuries during sports or other activities.

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Eat for a six-pack

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Eating foods in your diet that compliments your abs programme will help to bring that six-pack out of hiding. 1 For Breakfast Begin the day with a breakfast based around complex carbs. These are the carbohydrates that release their energy slowly, so you will still feel up for it when it’s time to do your workout. Also, complex carbs of the low glycemic index variety help to regulate your blood-sugar levels, which will prevent hunger pangs and stop your body storing fat reserves unnecessarily. Great foods to get your day off to an ideal start are wholegrain breakfast cereals, porridge,…

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