The New Year is off to a good start. You’re eating better, sticking with that new diet and taking your vitamins and supplements. Maybe you’ve even signed up for a gym membership, which includes a free consultation with a personal trainer. It’s a great offer, especially for gym newbies who don’t know their way around and need help planning a fitness routine. But before you meet with a fitness salesperson (remember, sales is part of his or her job!), it helps to do some homework and to know what you’re looking for.
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Fitness and nutrition enthusiasts will tell you that the most important meal of the day is not breakfast, but the post-workout meal. In a very general way, I am in agreement. The body is absolutely primed for recovery and absorption of nutrients following an intense training session, probably more so than in the morning when most people eat breakfast. Though I place more emphasis on post-workout nutrition than pre-workout nutrition, what you consume before your workout can have a substantial impact on performance and recovery as well.
I’m a personal trainer and a fitness model, and I maintain a body fat percentage of less than 6%. Nope, that’s not a typo; it is indeed a single digit. People say, “You must have to kill yourself at the gym to maintain that percentage,” but the truth is, I only work out 60-90 minutes a day, five days a week, including cardio. The real reason I stay so lean is because of the way I eat. Read more →
Even if you’re not planning to run a marathon or lift three times your body weight, chances are you have health and fitness goals. And if you’re like most people, you could use a little help accomplishing them.
Luckily, we have personal trainer and IFBB men’s physique pro Deniz Duygulu to provide advice and support. If you’re confused about nutrition, stumped by supplements or wondering which exercises to do, stop by our Facebook chat tonight and ask! (We promise he won’t bite.)
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Happy Tuesday Newsday!
Would-be well-sculpted ladies and gents, today’s bit of news is for you!
From the rows of mysterious machines at the gym to the contradicting advice from friends, neighbors and exercise fanatics – the world of fitness can be…overwhelming.
Luckily, we have Deniz Duygulu to help us sort things out. Read more →
Dear Mrs. Fitness,
Do you have any advice for choosing a personal trainer?
Choose carefully, because just about anyone can be a personal trainer. When you go to the gym, you’ll see plenty of people walking around on the floor, looking very “official.” That doesn’t mean they are certified or qualified.
Here’s what to look for:
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