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Fitness Tip#107 - May 2, 2012

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Build Arms Faster

Work opposing muscle groups—your biceps and triceps, for
instance—back-to-back for a faster workout. While one muscle
is working, the other is forced to rest. You won't
need as much time between sets.

P90X workouts are known for this! Great job Tony!

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Fitness Tip#106 - May 1, 2012

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Sorry for the delay!

Stay in the Saddle

When you cycle, keep your pace between 80 and 110 rpm.
You'll ride farther and faster with less fatigue and knee strain.
To gauge your pace, count how many times your right leg
comes to the top of the pedal stroke in 10 seconds, then
multiply that number by 6. The result is your pedal rpms.

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Fitness Tip#105 - April 30, 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

Get Home-Run Power

To hit more home runs, swing with a slight uppercut at high pitches.
The high swing utilizes your powerful hip and midsection muscles instead
of just your hands and arms.

That's why we do batting practice at the end of "PLYO"


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GWBACH 4/30/2012 3:36PM

    Thanks again,

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Fitness Tip#104 - April 27, 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

Save Time in the Gym

Don't worry about specific rest periods between sets.
Instead, rest as you need it—less in your early sets when
your muscles are fresh, and more as they become fatigued.
You'll cut your workout time between 15 and 20 percent.

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!!!

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TRAINER_T 4/27/2012 9:05AM

    emoticonSo true, listen to your body.
Thanks!

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Fitness Tip#103 - April 26, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Eat Meat and Grow

Eat meat—4 to 8 ounces every day—to grow more muscle.
A study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
compared two groups of older male weight lifters: One group ate
meat, the other didn't. Both groups grew stronger, but only the
carnivores gained significant muscle. Chicken, turkey, and fish count, too.


I personally have been doing some research on this. My conclusion, you need to eat some meat to gain muscle. Animal meat is the only way to get ALL the 9 essential amino acids. Below is one source:

www.nutribodyprotein.com/protein-typ
es.php


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TXHRT4U 4/26/2012 7:03PM

    Yes, I agree. The author of that article does state, "the amounts in these plant foods is often less than ideal, particularly the branch chain amino acids."

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LIV2RIDE 4/26/2012 5:35PM

    Hate to disagree with you but I've been vegan for 5 years and have no problem maintaining and gaining muscle. I'm not a bodybuilder but then again who is? you don't NEED animal protein to gain muscle. Robert Cheek is a vegan bodybuilder so it is actually possible.

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