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How to Choose the Right Strength Coach in 5 Easy Steps
So, you have decided you want to get fitter, faster and stronger to help reach an athletic or aesthetic goal. Maybe you are looking to make some serious gains after years of maintaining the status quo. Regardless of your current state, working with a strength coach is one of the best ways to reach your new strength training objectives and improve your athletic performance and endurance.
Finding the right strength training coach to match your individual needs and goals can be challenging. A simple Google search of “strength coaches near me” may produce hundreds of results, but not all strength coaches are created equal. I will discuss some strategies for identifying the best qualities in a strength coach and some easy steps for finding the right fit for you.
Type 2 Diabetes: Diet and Exercise Tips for Men and Women
Eating healthy and getting adequate exercise each day is important for everyone. But when you have type 2 diabetes, it becomes even more crucial to do both consistently.
What Is Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that prevents the body’s cells from responding to insulin properly, resulting in a buildup of glucose in the bloodstream. As a person with type 2 diabetes ages, their body also may not produce adequate insulin. When uncontrolled, this type of diabetes can lead to other health complications such as heart disease, blindness, neuropathy, kidney disease, and a higher risk for stroke.
Weight gain can be a complex and frustrating symptom of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). One report found that 40 to 80 per cent of women with PCOS are reported to be overweight or obese, while further research suggests that women with PCOS have a higher rate of weight gain than those without, gaining on average an additional 1 to 2kg per year.
The Truth About Meal Plans: A Look at the Pros, the Cons, and What Your Diet Really Needs
I don’t know who first started the meal plan craze, but they’ve got a lot to answer for.
As a personal trainer, I understand the desire to have a structured list of the foods you should eat and when you should eat them. I really do. Daily life is already a struggle without adding in a worldwide pandemic, so taking an item off the to-do list? Perfect!
Or is it?
If you think you know the truth about meal plans, think again. We’re going to dive into their pros and cons and figure out once and for all if following a meal plan is the right choice for you.