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Stu’s 2020 Health Journey

Posted on 2020-12-24 by Ann-Marie Pereira

by Stu King 2020 was an unusual year for just about everybody on the planet… to put it mildly. Profound changes came in wave after wave. We all felt like we lost control over our lives. In the midst of all this though, I realized that no matter what, we still have control over: 1) […]

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Fitness and Immunity

Posted on 2020-11-05 by Markus

As we all resume more and more normal-looking lives, it’s still key to remain … well, healthy. And in times like these, immunity matters more than ever. So, what does exercise have to do with it? Moderate physical activity supports immunity, as many studies have found. But can you overdo it? Can too much of […]

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Muscle power for a longer life?

Posted on 2020-02-26 by Markus

We all know that exercise is good for you. But what kind, exactly? New studies indicate a surprising result: the amount of muscle power is related to a longer life. What is muscle power? It’s about how fast you can move (moderately heavy) things. That is somewhat  different from how much maximum weight you can […]

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TriStrong : Increase your Lean. Phase 3, Hypertrophy

Posted on 2020-02-18 by Ann-Marie Pereira

Your favorite class, Max Strength is coming to an end and we’re heading back to building lean mass. This is Strength Phase 3 of NASM’s OPT (Optimum Performance Training) model. If you’re wondering why our workouts cycle between the phases, it’s because of the General Adaptation Syndrome in which our body gets accustomed to the […]

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Minds and Muscles

Posted on 2019-10-19 by Markus

Muscles work because your nerves are commanding them to do so. No wonder then that both the brain and the nerve connection have a huge influence on training. How huge? In studies, researchers could show that subjects were able to train muscles that had been immobilized in a cast just by thinking about moving the […]

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Bands vs Weights … Why Bands are awesome!

Posted on 2019-10-06 by Ann-Marie Pereira

Ever since I made my acquaintance with flat resistance bands, I have become a major proponent of band training. Many regular and fit-looking exercisers (but not Band users) who have set foot in Tribody Fitness get this surprised “OMG” look on their faces when they first experience a band exercise and even more so, a […]

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How to perform a proper squat

Posted on 2019-09-22 by Ann-Marie Pereira

The squat is a basic movement. Everyone should know how to squat properly, even when they’re not lifting weights. It is just a feature of regular life to squat down in many situations. Just imagine carrying shopping bags and putting them down! The goal of proper squat technique is to protect your knees and back […]

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Putting science into intermittent fasting

Posted on 2019-09-14 by Markus

Many of us have tried strategies for fat loss or weight maintenance. One of these is intermittent fasting: to eat only during parts of the day. But, what is actually happening when you do this? A new study tried to find out. It combined intermittent fasting with another idea that’s been around, to eat your […]

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How to swing a kettlebell effectively

Posted on 2019-09-07 by Ann-Marie Pereira

They may look easy, but Kettlebell swings are quite technical. It takes a fair bit of practice to swing the kettlebell in the explosive manner in which it is meant to be done. In my experience, many tend to over-think it and try to control the descending momentum. They would lift the bell up with […]

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