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WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO START TRAINING

The vacation time, holidays, sea, beach and lying is passed. The period of winter food, cold days, depressing rain and poor movement of your body is coming. Now it’s time to start with a light workout to prepare your body more easily and implemented for the upcoming year and summer. And here’s why …

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It is wonderful when the client comes to me in April and say, is great we have two months to lose weight and prepare body for summer. A fact is, his brought 20,000 extra calories in the winter and get 10 kilograms overweight, because it was cold period without activities, he was overtaken by holidays and celebration … well, it can all be caloric possible with an allowance if you start at the wright time, NOW, with training twice a week, maintain weight, keep the speed of your metabolism and calorie consumption, and we can see each oder on spring and for two months make your body so nice that all will turn on you at the beach.

It’s all a matter of habit. My experience working in the world as a personal trainer shows that the lot of people have habit of exercise during all year. They do not kill themselves with training two months before summer, they continuously used body on effort, which was mild, for example, compared to a few months of intense exercise 4 times a week to make six pack for the beach. Sudden changes from passive over the winter to a very active state of the organism before the summer cause serious injuries, tendinitis, sprains and tearing ligaments and overtraining. Fast walk, run, hiking, biking when the weather allows it. When is cold, fitness center and lightweight functional and circuit training for 45 minutes, that activities should begin now. Who likes to ski, the season starts in a few months and then make sure that you do not put on weight because of the knee suffering, a pain in muscles and legs due to overweight are inevitable.

Constant maintenance of your fitness level by just 2 sessions per week throughout the year, you will not need high intensive training before summer. In the spring, just insert a third training during the week and your body will be ready and taut. Metabolism will not slow down during the winter, stay active, you entered using the calories that will not settle in fat, you will be more mobile, less apathetic and depressed because of the cold and bad weather. The point of a healthy and quality lifestyle and diet is not a waiver, is only moderate consumption of food and frequent physical activity!

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WHAT IS A WORKOUT

Depending on the kind of goal we want to achieve, whether it is to lose fat and weight or increase muscle mass, increase endurance and stamina, strengthening certain muscle groups, progress, and improvement of some motor skills (flexibility, endurance, speed, …), is to lightweight recreational training or cardio purely for pleasure, we have various types of training, whether it be on the type of equipment, intensity or duration of the training. We’ll have to deal with this issue in the text, in a professional way without advertising brands and names of training.

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Today we have a variety of different training titles. New names and brands for same kind of workout is very confusing. Essentially all boils down to the same, one type of training can be called on the 5 different modes. It is simply a branding and serious marketing in order to sell something and been on the agenda. I understand that today’s all is marketing and profit. But today we will call the facts with proper name, it is better.

The first very important thing is are you amateur, have you ever something seriously trained or what is your fitness level, and what you want to achieve. To say that, today’s training methods look like similar like gladiators is preparing for battle. It is OK, if you make money from wholesale as MMA fighters and Cross Fit athletes and you have sponsors and all the other things, then it makes sense. But if you are a recreational, difficult and strenuous training can later lead to Overtraining (OVERTRAINING OR PROGRESS ), or can cause serious injury. In the book SCIENCE OF FORCE shows clearly, strength and endurance should not train together, it said top experts and doctors, maybe it sound boring, but it makes sense.

The main thing for fitness and endurance is cardio training in combination with interval training, the muscle hypertrophy and increasing muscle mass is weights (split training) with sufficient intake of protein (up to 2 g of protein per kilogram of weight, per day), functional and circuit training to increase endurance and downloading fat and kilograms with an adequate relationship and entered calories spent days (you will not lose weight if you spend 500 calories per workout, so you come home and enter 1000 kcal), box combined with weights and strength training exercises is excellent for defining muscle with a mandatory removal of fat through diet , longer cardio training with uniform and moderate cardiac frequency is ideal for degradation of fat, short interval sprints in swimming, running, rowing – consumption of carbohydrates, high-frequency heart, rapid fatigue and short duration of activity – power, speed and explosiveness.

Call your training however you want or as it is more popularly known as May, but the basic thing is to break down what you want from a workout.  Ask professional staff, find out an inform on the right places. Monitoring online, you tube and group training for motivation can have a counter effect, you think you’re doing well and properly and you can endure the intensity, and perhaps is the opposite. Listen your body, body knows what is the best for you.

TRX – the best functional workout

Današnji fitnes se zasniva na što jednostavnijim ali što funkcionalnijim treninzima koji pogađaju čitavu mišićnu muskulaturu. TRX predstavlja jednu prostu ali veoma efikasnu i funkcionalnu spravu koja će angažovati sve mišiće tela uz preko 300 kombinovanih vežbi. U ovom članku ćemo se pozabaviti najefikasnijim vežbama na TRX-u.

Today’s fitness is based on as simple and functional training that affect the whole muscle musculature. TRX is one simple but very effective and functional device that will engage all muscles of the body, with more than 300 combined exercises. In this article we will address the most effective exercises on TRX.

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TRX se sastoji iz dva kraka na kojima se na kraju nalaze ručke. Kraci se podešavaju po dužini i time se opseg pokreta povećava ili smanjuje. To je jako bitno kod osoba različite utreniranosti kako bi trening prilagodili prema svakome. Vežbe se izvode samo uz korišćenje vaše telesne težine, i pod određenim uglom koje vaše telo zauzima prema TRX-u ili podlozi dozira se težina vežbe.

TRX is consists of two arms, on which at the end are handles located. Spokes are adjusted in length and thereby the range of motion increases or decreases. It is very important for people of different well trained to adapt training to everyone. The exercises are performed using only your body weight, and at a certain angle to your body takes to the TRX or medium dosed weight exercises.

Prednosti TRX-a:

  • napredak u performansama uz pomoć telesne težine
  • visokointenzivni treninzi koje pospešuju sagorevanje masti i definisanje vaše muskulature
  • izvrstan trening za jačanje CORE mišića
  • izgrađujete odličnu stabilnost, mobilnost i fleksibilnost vašeg tela
  • povećavate vašu izdržljivost
  • odličan kod rehabilitacija i oporavka od povreda
  • izolacija i jačanje specifičnih mišića
  • lako prenosiv i lak za montiranje

Advantages of TRX:

  • advances in performance with just your body weight
  • high-intensity training that enhances fat burning and define your muscles
  • great workout for strengthening CORE muscles
  • build excellent stability, mobility and flexibility of your body
  • increases your endurance
  • excellent for injuries recovery and rehabilitation
  • insulation and strengthening specific muscle
  • easily portable and easy to mount

Sada ćemo vam predstaviti dva seta vežbi koje su najefikasnije i najčeće se izvode na TRX-u. Ujedno su namenjene i za početnike i za one koji su već utrenirani.

Now we will present two sets of exercises that are most effective and most commonly performed on TRX. They are also designed for both, beginners and for those who are already trained.

PART I

PART II

Pokušajte da svaku vežbu izvedete što pravilnije kako bi angažovali deo tela za koji je vežba specifično namenjena. Vežbe se mogu izvoditi 30 sec između svake je pauza 15 sec u 4 runde ili kruga između kojih je pauza 1 min. Ovakav funkcionalni trening će sagoreti puno kalorija a ujedno ojačati vašu muskulaturu, ubrzati metabolizam i poboljšati vaše performanse.

Try to perform each exercise as correctly as possible, to engage part of the body which exercise is specifically intended. Exercises can be run 30 seconds, between each the rest is 15 seconds in a 4 round between them rest is 1 min. This kind of functional training will burn a lot of calories and also strengthen your muscles, speed up metabolism and improve your performance.

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRAINING AND NUTRITION

Recently, one wise man wrote: people want to lose weight, BUT IF IS POSSIBLE TO NOT EXERCISE AND TO CONTINUE TO EAT THE SAME AMOUNT THE FOOD. THAT THING EXPLAIN A LOT WHEN YOU COPY TO OTHER ASPECTS OF LIFE. Today we have article about the relationship between diet and workout, then what is the role of sacrifice and perseverance, what is the tactics in training, truth, reasons, causes and consequences …

As we have previously reminded the caloric deficit, mean spend more calories than what you entered and thus lose weight. The energy that is consumed must be repaid only in the form of nutrients (protein, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals) that are consumed and broken down during exercise, so body need to be quickly recovered and the cells restored. Compensating for consumed energy, introduction of calories burned along with the phrase “I was practicing very hard so now I can eat a lot and everything”, you enter more calories that will be not burned, but this only prolongs the period of achieving the target. Most important is, the food need to contains a sufficient percentage of protein and complex hydrates with low values ​​of calories that will compensate the degraded matter, and also to encourage the body uses fat as a result of caloric deficit.

The values ​​of consumed energy range of 1.2 kcal per minute during the rest, to more than 20 kcal per minute during intensive activity. Which means that if you are a beginner and consumes an average of 10 kcal per minute, this is just 600 calories in an hour of training, which is half meal in McD. This shows how little the ratio is of energy consumed in training and the energy input on classical food. Today it is said that the relationship between DIET and WORKOUT as a percentage of 80:20 in favor of nutrition, if we want to reach certain results. The data and experience tells us that, professional athletes in body fitness or bikini models, to achieve the desired figure, in the final preparations they have only 3 sessions per week, and the rest is food and tactics when and what nutrients should be consumed.

Exercise is very helpful in terms of speeding up metabolism, blood circulation, healthy airways, vitality, tight muscles and healthy ligaments, joints and bones. These are the benefits of exercise, which will be given to the regulation of feeding results.

The determination and compliance advice and guidance to give by trainers, is the most important thing for certain success. Period for achieving results can be very short if you are focused on the target, otherwise, in violation of the rules, only dispose of success, to whom might never come. It depends on you!

 

PRE AND POST WORKOUT SNACK

In addition to the frequent and high-quality training is very important to properly feed, also before and after training. From this depends on whether the training will be better and more effective later. The ratio of the importance of training and nutrition today might be in the ratio 50 : 50, though some believe that is 30 : 70 in favor of nutrition. It tells you how important nutrition is to achieve appropriate results, recovered your body of training and effort and also rest for the next. Today, professionals and top coaches professional athletes devote more attention to recovery than the training. Here are some groceries and nutrients that are essential before and after your workout.

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Pre Workout Snack. Take the meal 1 to 2 hours before training ( those with a fast metabolism 1 hour before training, those with slower 2 hours before training ). 30 minutes before your workout, take appropriate supplements.

  • Dried fruits
  • Fresh fruits
  • Oatmeal
  • Sweet potato
  • Quinoa – 12% of protein, 55% of complex carbohydrates 
  • Rice Cakes with Nut Butter
  • Banana with Almond Butter
  • Smoothie
  • Whole grain cereal with a cup of almond milk
  • Granola of fruit and nut bar such as KIND or Larabar

These food boxes that are listed mainly contain complex carbohydrates and beneficial fats, that you need a source of energy during training. It is necessary to eat before your workout, 40-50 grams of carbs and 30-40 grams of protein is quite enough. Too much food will also slow down digestion and burden the stomach. It is best if there is no food in your stomach when you start the training.

Post Workout Snacks. Should be taken in the next 60 minutes after training.

  • Chocolate Milk
  • Boiled Eggs – one egg have 7g of proteins 
  • Protein Shakes
  • Protein Bars
  • Cottage Cheese with Berries
  • Greek Yogurt with Berries
  • Peanut Butter on Wheat Toast 
  • Hummus with Baby Carrots
  • Cheese and Whole Grain Crackers Nuts

Food boxes that are on the list after training contain complex carbohydrates ( Glycogen, which is the most important as muscle fuel ) that are used for recovery and energy recovery, as well as proteins that are food for muscle fibers, they recover and rebuild muscle tissue during weight training breaks down. Of course, taking sufficient amounts of protein after training can significantly increase muscle mass and muscle tone.

 

SIDE ABS – EXTERNAL ABDOMINAL OBLIQUE

Talking and listening to the experiences and impressions of others I have concluded that everyone has a favorite muscle group, that I’d like to put that muscle is most pronounced. The vast majority asks me and is interested in the side crunches – EXTERNAL oblique abdominal muscles. We will explain the anatomy of these muscles, exercises to strengthen it and a couple of tricks in order to be more pronounced.

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The external oblique muscle is located on the side and front parts of the abdomen. For most people, is not visible due to the subcutaneous adipose tissue and small size of muscle. Today people make mistakes because they devote more attention to strengthening the central abdominal wall with no or very little commitment on the side of the abdominal wall. The weak side muscles of the abdominal wall leading to deformities of the spine, curves back, pain in the lumbar region and imbalance of the entire muscular musculature. These muscles are very important, and many of those who engaged in their sport have frequent rotation of troops in relation to the lower body (tennis, judo …).

There are exercises without load and with load side abs to strengthen muscles. Exercises without load are designed for beginners and later when the muscles can be strengthened to switch to resistance exercises. Here are a few suggestions:

  1. Bicycle Crunches

Observe full rotation of troops, in addition to going to the left elbow right knee and touch it, and vice versa with the deflections of the hull and legs, hands are crossed at the back. 2 sets of 12-20 repetitions each side.

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  1. Side Plank

Enduring the side plank position. A tight the whole musculature, the focus is on the abdomen, lower back, legs stretched. 2 sets each side of 10-30 seconds.

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  1. Russian twist (with and without the ball)

Hull and feet were lifted off relying on the buttock with his hands crossed on his chest. The rotation of troops on both sides along the touching surfaces with crossed hands (ie the ball). 2 series 10-20 rotation in each direction.

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  1. Standing dumbbell side bends

With weight in one hand and another hand behind the nape, drawing freehand – elbow down and forced opening of this without bending the arms. 2 sets of 10-20 repetitions each side.

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  1. Cable lift

With one hand grasping for the lower cable with the use of opposing lateral muscles make tilt in the opposite direction. 3 sets each side, 10-20 repetitions.

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  1. Hanging oblique raise

Hang out on the shaft, deflections banded or straight legs toward the trunk of one and half way across, focus on fixed hull. 3 sets of each party, 8-15 reps.

 

  1. Russian twist with barbell / standing Russian twist

Rotating troops standing with the bar at one end fixed to the floor. Rotating in one or another side, arms extended with a grip at one end rods, rotation of troops from lowering the end of the rod to the hook and return the other way, slightly bending arms at the elbows, knees slightly bent during the rotation with a vertical rise opposite the heel of the hand rotation. 3 sets of 10-20 repetitions to each side.

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The lateral abdominal muscles do not need to train every day, it is sufficient to 2-3 times a week, do 3-4 exercises. Like any other muscle and the external oblique muscle side next to the appropriate forms of exercises and increases sufficient intake of proteins that are the building component of muscle. Another important thing is the diet that is the removal of fat to muscle was as pronounced. In addition to diet and proper nutrition is necessary and appropriate cardio (running, cycling, rowing) at least 20 minutes to cause decomposition of fat deposits and fat burning.

BRAZILIAN BUTT- glutes workout

Often, there are opportunities in the social networks to see how celebrities have perfect shape ass – glutes muscles. Since it is a muscle like any other in the body it can be formed. There are 3 stages to go to the Brazilian ideal glutes. These are: resistance exercises, cardio training and nutrition supplementation. All three phases will explain gradually.

First a little to explain the anatomy of the gluteus muscle. It consists of three heads: the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus and gluteus minimus. As in the name, you can conclude that part of this muscle is the largest and the smallest. That we will illustrate.

Exercises for glutes muscle:

1. Full Squat:

The difference between half and full squat is that the full squat mostly affects muscle gluteus and half squat affects most quadriceps – calf muscle. For the full squat is essential to back the whole movement and stay right foot over the surface of the earth (without raising the heel). The exercise is performed initially with no load and later with load. 10-15 repetitions in 4-5 sets.

2. Split Squat:

The second exercise to shape and firm your glutes is split squat. This exercise is focused on one side of the gluteal and the other, can be performed with the dumbbell or on the Smith machine. 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps both legs.

3. Kickback:

The exercise that can be performed with no load and load may (cables or the Smith machine). It is performed in 4 sets of 12-20 reps each side.

4. Kettlebell swing:

Kettlebell swing is a very good exercise that mostly affects gluteus muscles. It is important to be done very precisely right the risk of injury the lower back.

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The feet are placed in parallel with an attitude somewhat wider than the width of shoulders, hands are extended with a kettlebell in his hands, back right and look flat. Rocking is performed while raising the hips forward and swinging bell in the mountains with outstretched arms. In the last position of the whole body upright while fully corrected and toned arms. The movement goes back down with repeated swinging bells. In this exercise large muscle groups engaged, and the following chart you can see and that are the most.

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Cardio training:

In addition to training with weights and loads where we build and shape the muscles, the next step is loss and burning fat through cardio training, gluteus muscle was more pronounced and not obscured by fatty deposits. It includes running, walking, walking uphill, elliptic, cross trainer, bike. The most important thing is that cardio training time longer practiced, 30 minutes and more, because the decomposition of fat begins after approximately 20 minutes of cardio training.

Nutritional supplementation:

We will start first with carbohydrate. It is important for the energy that we spend time training and rebuild after training for recovery. Complex hydrates are the most important source of energy, and to avoid simple sugars , that hydrates if is not spend going into the fat. Other fats, reduce to the lowest amount I entered using only healthy fats. Third proteins, which are building block of muscle and very essential entered using them in sufficient quantities to build muscle gluteus. The minimum amount of daily protein intake should be 1 gram per kilogram of your weight. Foods rich in protein or protein shake is a mandatory after training, due to the recovery and building muscles during training breaks down.

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