balance - the fundamental elements of fitness

With fitness becoming the new black it is evident that there is a huge discrepancy between what people think they know and what really works. And while many are trying to figure things out via trial and error, there are couple of basic principles that must be taken into consideration.

Knowing these fundamentals of fitness will without doubt lead towards improving various aspects of your fitness routine, hence gaining lot more benefits on the long run.

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the science of muscle confusion

As fitness is becoming a more and more prominent part of our lives and society as a whole, it’s no wonder that the average Joe is starting to learn about different concepts on his own, trying to extrapolate myriad of workout routines guaranteeing better results.

And while almost everywhere you are trying to look for a bigger gain in knowledge will lead you to one study or another, the term of “muscle confusion” will leave you guessing and quite frankly confused (no pun intended).

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fitness nutrition

We all try, more or less, to improve our fitness level. To change our routine in fitness, add diversity, add myriad of exercises and approaches in the pursuit of the next level in fitness.

And while we relentlessly try to do that, we are, in fact, ignorant to an extent about what our body needs. And I’m not speaking about needs in the terms of supplementation, but rather an altogether natural replenishment, and even prevention to some conditions that may occur while we put our body under additional stress.

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listen to your body

The human body is quite extraordinary. Over the years people have accomplished great feats that seem impossible. From the four minute mile to climbing Everest the body has few limits. But there comes a time where you need to stop breaking barriers and listen to your body for a moment. It’s talking to you. Are you listening?

A few years ago I was an avid practitioner of Mixed Martial Arts. It’s a sport where you combine the kicks and punches of the stand-up game with the wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu of the ground game. It’s an unforgiving sport and I loved every second of it.

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The insanity asylum workout

If you are into the fitness world, an exercises junkie, or broadly speaking a fitness aficionado you’ve probably heard about “Insanity: The Asylum” workout program. Knowing that it comes from Beachbody – the company behind already proven names such is the Insanity workout, the P90X workout, Hip-Hop abs, the Piyo workout, Cize workout, Insanity Max…

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