September 2021 / 56 posts found

Heartbroken personal trainer claims he cured his depression by doing HANDSTANDS for up 5 hours a day | Daily Mail Online

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A heartbroken personal trainer claims he’s cured his depression by doing handstands for up to five hours a day. Former German special forces paratrooper Steve Pilot, 40, was left devastated after he split from his partner of seven years in 2015. He tried everything from yoga to martial arts to take his mind off the loss. Then, later that year, he saw a Victorian image of a circus performer balancing on his hands and was determined to learn more. This inspired the German national, who now lives in Bangkok, Thailand, to give it a try. He found that it instantly ‘numbed’ the […]

8 Must-Have Home Gym Items for Your Balik-Alindog Program – When In Manila

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One of the things my therapist told me that I live by is this: your external environment influences your internal motivation. If you want to motivate yourself to work out, then adjust your environment to make it look like you’re already working out. What better way to do that than with these must-have items to build your perfect home gym:  8. Exercise Mat  I would say that an exercise mat is the most basic piece of equipment for your home gym. It’s the perfect platform for all your bodyweight-only workouts — whether it’s a strong and steady yoga practice or […]

How To Strengthen Your Elbows – Valentin Bosioc PERSONAL TRAINER

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Many people go through life without paying much attention to their elbows. However, as soon as they start to hurt or they’re no longer able to bend their arm quite so much, things change.  Elbow pain is a lot more common than you may realize. This is especially the case with active people. Elbow pain can occur in people who are active because almost every upper body movement involves using your elbows. In addition to this, the more repetitive movements you undertake and the more power you add to your movements, the greater the risk of injury.  So how can […]

MAXPRO is the best home gym equipment for small spaces

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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Are you on a mission to build the perfect home gym? Well, now is definitely the time to do it. There are so many fantastic home gym machines that deliver phenomenal workouts in the comfort of your own home. The problem, however, is often twofold. First, home gym equipment can easily cost thousands of dollars. And second, space is often at a premium. Even if you can afford a huge home gym machine, do you really want to take […]

Princess Diana’s former personal trainer Cameron Falloon shares his top fitness trends for 2021

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COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the fitness industry in 2020, with closures of fitness studios all around the world. It continues to evolve, though, with a growing desire from gym members to access unique tech and boutique experiences, have greater accessibility and freedom within training, and to feel part of a community. Exercising for mental health Stress can be a good thing… in small doses. Unfortunately, exacerbated by the stresses of working from home and remote learning in 2020, 7 out of 10 people suffer from stress and/or anxiety on a daily basis. Like what you see? for […]

Judge Orders ‘Legal Guardian’ to Keep Watching Over Britney Spears After She Burned Down Her Home Gym

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You may not know this, but “Pop Princess” Britney Spears is under a “conservatorship.” What is a conservatorship? Google defines it as a legal concept whereby a court appoints a person to manage an incapacitated person or minor’s financial and personal affairs. As we all know, Britney has always been a bit of a troubled soul. And it looks like the situation isn’t getting much better. A judge just ordered her conservatorship to remain intact for the time being, since Britney just burned down her home gym. Yes, she burnt the whole thing down, gone…just like Sheryl’s she shed. You can watch her […]

The Buzz: Personal trainer Maria Munoz is realizing her dream at Evolve Fitness in Grand Chute

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The Buzz: Personal trainer Maria Munoz is realizing her dream at Evolve Fitness in Grand Chute Brad Star   | Appleton Post-Crescent GRAND CHUTE – If you’re looking for an indoor workout alternative for when outdoor exercise becomes hampered by Wisconsin winter, a new option is available. Evolve Fitness opened Aug. 28 at 2021 N. Casaloma Drive in Grand Chute. The fitness club is open 24 hours, seven days a week and is fully equipped with strength and cardiovascular equipment.   Owner Maria Muñoz called Evolve Fitness a “boutique gym,” which means the facility isn’t as spacious as a “big-box” chain gym […]

15 Things You Can Do To Make You More Likely To Use Your Home Gym

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So you’ve settled into the ‘new world’ (at least for now). You’re beginning to build some new routines and COVID-19 isolation is starting to feel like the ‘new normal’. And you’ve managed to scrape together a few select pieces of exercise equipment. Of course there were a couple of odd pieces that you’ve had rusting in a shed somewhere, and you maybe added a few new toys to the mix. Maybe a dumbbell? A kettlebell? If you’re lucky you’ve scored a barbell and some weights. And maybe a pull-up bar or a set of gymnastics rings. You’ve got a nice […]

Ex-police officer turned Blackburn personal trainer on his mental health battle | Lancashire Telegraph

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AN ex-police officer turned personal trainer has opened up about his mental health battle while in the police force ­— and why he left. Nick Talbot launched The Fit Mill in Blackburn 18 months ago, after quitting working as a police officer in the area. Living in Chorley, the 43-year-old quit the force in 2017 to focus on his health after having a mental breakdown. He said: “It made me really ill and I went off sick. “I was in a really bad place and it is why I have so much focus on not putting pressure on myself. “It […]

BEAT THE APOCALYPSE – FULL HOME GYM PROGRAM – Thibarmy

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So, it looks like you’re stuck, quarantined at home, while the apocalypse is going on. But you are among the lucky few who have a decently equipped home gym. Do you have a barbell, plenty of weights, a bench, and a power rack? Well, you, my friend, will be among the jacked ones when this whole thing blows over. While with a decent home gym, you can do most of the work prescribed in the regular training programs, we also designed a unique 6-weeks Apocalypse plan for you. If you want to get the heads up and take advantage of […]