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Personal Trainer Worldwide's Exclusive interview with Alan Aragon ...
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Numerous studies show that weight training in general increases growth hormone and testosterone levels during exercise and post-exercise ...
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A squat requires the athlete to extend the knees and hips, while the leg press requires an athlete to extend the knees, but the hips are perpetually in flexion through the entire movement. The leg pr ...
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A number of personal trainers, strength coaches and gym rats advocate the leg press over the squat for perfectly healthy athletes because of the risk-to-benefit ratio and increased performance. After ...
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Why Protein?

Dec 21, 2013
Protein is one of the essential components that play a vital role in tissue repairing and cell growth. Proteins are derived from the combination of compounds known as amino acids ...
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PTW compares the benefits of whey protein vs casein protein ...
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Exclusive interview with Jeff Seid! ...
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The Keto Diet

Dec 16, 2013
What is the 'ketogenic' diet, or known better as the 'keto' diet? In simple terms it’s when you trick your body into using your own BODY FAT as it’s main energy source instead of carbohydrates. Th ...
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PTW Brand Ambassador Joe Calzaghe has been voted into the prestigious Boxing Hall of Fame ...
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Creatine is one of the most successful supplements ever released on the market. Read our blog to find out how Creatine can help boost performance in your chosen sport ...
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The Rugby Diet

Dec 08, 2013
In a world full of gimmicks the rugby players diet is consistent, clean and contains a lot of calories! ...
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Enhance your Crossfit training with some of these motivational quotes! ...
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8 Fat Loss Tips!

Dec 05, 2013
Fat loss tips that will be sure to help speed up your metabolism and encourage a faster rate of weight loss! ...
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Who are PT Magazine? PT Magazine is one of the leading publications for Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals in the United Kingdom. PT Magazine is a fantastic source of information and is o ...
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Why is clean eating a myth? Clean eating is difficult to define in essence. Everyone has different opinions on different foods with varying degrees of unhealthiness in the eyes of the beholder. ...
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Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independ ...
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One of the best boxers the UK has ever produced and arguably one of the best Super Middleweights ever who reigned his division for a long time. Here are the greatest Joe Calzaghe quotes. 1) “I’ ...
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Man Up!

Aug 27, 2013
Without sounding overly competitive, if you're going to do something, you might as well be good at it. After all, if you're good at something, you're a lot more likely to enjoy it. I'm terrible at gol ...
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Over the past 5 years or so there has been an incredible surge in both the popularity and the media exposure to supplements. Major supermarket chains, specialized health stores and Internet based site ...
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Motivational Quotes

Jul 21, 2013
We all know that getting to the gym can be a challenge! We all want to be fitter and healthier than we already are but sometimes after a long day at work the last thing you want to do is hit the gym f ...
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Due to the profession I've chosen and my methodologies I am aware that I'll have to re-iterate this point time and time again. Lifting weights if you are a women will NOT make you bulky!!! It will ...
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Our body is made up of about 60% water so it is vital to ensure that we drink plenty of it on a daily basis. We all know that a human can not survive for many days without water so it is essential fo ...
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They say a healthy person is a happy person, this couldn’t be more right! There are several ways you can be happy. If you are unhappy then why not exercise? ...
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A Class Act

Jul 11, 2013
What would you look for when buying a new car? Millage? Cost? Looks? Speed? The arrangement of the letters on the number plate so you can give it a cool little nickname? It all depends on the person a ...
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Mindset

Jul 07, 2013
By applying progressive overload, speed work and astute recovery I know that I will achieve a goal that at one point would have seemed highly unlikely. It's just science. ...
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The Arnold Phenomenon

Jun 23, 2013
It takes a lot to be world class, but it takes an unfathomable mixture of skill, talent and raw drive to leave a legacy that resonates in the history of your sport. ...
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Strength Vs Size

Jun 23, 2013
If you are male (or female) and lift weights you will have one focus: To get bigger and stronger. ...
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The fitness world is expanding, rapidly. The industry is now saturated with trainers of all different backgrounds and beliefs. Although it is encouraging to see so many people wanting to help those on ...
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Habit Forming

Jun 23, 2013
To achieve any goal that we set for ourselves, it is important to understand what the goal is and how we plan to achieve it. Simply saying ‘I’m going to get fit’ then doing sporadic bursts of ex ...
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Eat More, Relax More!

Jun 23, 2013
Feeling stressed? Frustrated? Need to unwind? Well it is possible to eat your way to a more relaxed state. And, no, pigging out on high-calorie junk food while lying back on the sofa in front of the t ...
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Correct posture is not only needed for everyday performance in the gym and at home, but it will play a vital role in your ability to burn fat and build strength. Over time, poor posture can take its ...
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Benefits Of Pilates

Jun 18, 2013
Pilates is an approach to exercise that is different from most. Most exercises focus predominately on the physical performance of an individual, however Pilates not only helps enhance your physique bu ...
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Fat is a key player in any diet. With 9 calories coming from every gram of fat it is an easy way to increase calories in a diet. Fat is the most neglected macronutrient compared to protein and carbohy ...
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Money Or Morals?

Jun 17, 2013
In a day and age where health, fitness and wellbeing are more important than they have ever been we are seeing a huge increase in the number of Personal Trainers and Fitness Instructors throughout Gre ...
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Hiring a personal trainer could be the best decision you ever you make to benefit your fitness and health goals. ...
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insure4sports have pulled together a whole load of data from the UK and the US to make sure you’re bang up to date on your fitness instructor trivia ...
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Joe ‘The Pride of Wales’ Calzaghe retired with what most professional fighters can only dream of, an undefeated record. Joe Calzaghe is right up-there with any of the British greats and is to be h ...
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We all know that exercising regularly will benefit us physically. But have you ever thought about the psychological benefits from physical activity? ...
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For many years women who wanted to ‘get in shape’ have stayed away from any form of weight training in fear that they may get ‘too bulky’ or ‘too manly’. MYTH! We aren’t saying to ditc ...
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Building a great Social Media presence is a must for any business, irrelevant of how big or small yours is. If you aren’t on Social Media Platforms then you are missing out. ...
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