COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Adapt4life Personal Training is still operating and responding to the changing circumstances we all find ourselves in due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. To stay as healthy as possible is more important then ever at this time. A daily exercise program is absolutely necessary whether or not you choose Adapt4life to help. With this in mind…

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Depression and the exercise effect

Depression and The exercise effect – Provided by Harvard Medical School. Exercising starts a biological cascade of events that results in many health benefits, such as protecting against heart disease and diabetes, improving sleep, and lowering blood pressure. High-intensity exercise releases the body’s feel-good chemicals called endorphins, resulting in the “runner’s high” that joggers report. But…

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BE ACTIVE – that’s your gift to your self.

Everyone is gearing up for Christmas. Planning for the big day. Shopping for gifts. Thinking about other people. This is just a reminder to think about yourself and your own well being during this time and in the new year. Yes – fitness is my business but it’s also the main element in my life…

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DO YOU WONDER IF YOU ARE DOING THAT EXERCISE RIGHT?

I see so many people in the gym doing their own wrong versions of nearly every exercise. Do yourself a favour and pay for one session with a personal trainer. It’s well worth it to make sure you are actually working the right muscles. Squats are a perfect example; is your weight in your heels?…

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TONING, STRENGTH & RESISTANCE TRAINING

What’s the difference? There isn’t any! Most commonly referred to as Resistance training, the emphasis is on building muscle (hypertrophy) – the sequence of physiological events which take place are; – the breaking down of the skeletal muscle tissue – the restructure/repair and growth of the muscle The muscle repair is carried out by satellite…

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INTERVAL TRAINING – HAVE YOU TRIED IT?

You’ve heard about it but have you tried it? Have you heard it is proven to keep burning calories way beyond the workout session? It’s as simple as working in 20 – 30 seconds of cardio between Bicep Curl sets or Skull Crushers or almost any other exercise sets except for core work – leave…

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