Resistance Training Plans Might Be Superior to HIIT For Kids

Compares the acute physiological responses within and between resistance training (RT) and high intensity interval training (HIIT) matched for time and with comparable effort.

When creating the strength and conditioning routines of children it’s of paramount importance to ensure a healthy, and maximally productive program. Kids’ bodies are still in development, and they have busy schedules with limited time. It’s also harder to figure out if kids are overtraining, but more dangerous if they do.

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Starting Weightlifting Over 40

Here’s a simple, safe, and effective plan for starting weightlifting over 40.

Years ago starting anything new past 40 years of age was unheard of. The over 40 crowd didn’t dare test the waters of anything new and different. One might hear discouraging things like “Act you age,” and “Why start now?” muttered to those with higher aspirations for self-improvement.

 

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Your Muscles Work Better At Certain Times of Day

Your circadian clock determines the best time of day for you to workout.
New research1 out of Northwestern Medicine has discovered that circadian clocks in muscle tissue control the muscle’s metabolic response and energy efficiency meaning that the muscles reactions differ based on the time of day.
 

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The 3-Phase Kettlebell Warm Up

This routine will prepare you physically and neurologically, without leaving you fatigued.
Kettlebells are versatile training tools that offer a completely unique training effect. You can maximize the benefits of your kettlebell work with a proper warm up to ready your body for their unique stimulus.
 

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Ice Your Workout Water For Better Performance

You don’t need to drink a lot of water when you heat up but you need to check the temperature.
Research1 from the University of Montana addresses the connection between fluid volume and fluid temperature during workouts in the heat. The study, published in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, says an ice slurry/water mixture was as effective as ambient water even when consumed in half the quantity. However, researchers pointed out the importance of rest as well.
 

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Obtaining Beast Powers Through Martial Arts

Amazing things happen when you train to obtain the superpowers of beasts.

While my friends and I were discussing the amazing feats of the latest superhero program on television, it struck me that learning martial arts is like obtaining superpowers. Heck, Batman doesn’t have much more than that, right? There was a group of us standing in a circle, earnestly discussing the abilities of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Supergirl, Green Arrow, etc. It was as if we were discussing ourselves. We see ourselves in these characters and would like to have their extraordinary abilities. So, can we get super powers?

 

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