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Vintage Technology to help you be fit – Wii U

The Wii U was one of the most underrated fitness gadgets ever. But you can still grab one and on the cheap to add something more to your fitness routine.

No other fitness game or technology is as easy to get into and as fun as Nintendo’s Wii Fit U. I can’t recommend any other product that will help you in your fitness goals. It has helped many already and brought families together as a unit rather than all separately watching their own TV shows in different rooms. If you don’t have a Wii U then get one here. 
 Not only is it good for fitness, but you can pick up a free copy of brain training plus future releases like Art Academy to teach everyone how to draw. It is cheap to run, only using the fraction of energy compared to most current gen consoles on the market.

Wii Fit U

It’s time to get fit and take your exercise to the next level! Play Wii Fit U and check out a range of great new exercises that use the Wii U GamePad, Wii Balance Board or both, as well as some of the exercises you already know from Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus. Available exclusively for Wii U, you’ll experience a work out that is as engaging and fun as it is effective when you buy Wii Fit U. Thanks to the unique combination of the Wii Balance Board and incredible Wii U GamePad controller, you’ll be able to take in all sorts of body training activities.In this release, Wii Fit U offers everything that made the original title a success but brings in new elements that improve on the series. Now, you can do activities and exercises without your TV using the GamePad, pretty handy if the main living room screen is in use! In addition, use the controller to run a Body Test, check your progress and keep track of your results and weight, as well as add photographs with the integrated camera that will help you chart your physical development.

You can pick up the game and the Balance Board, then you can play Wii Fit U games like Dessert Course, which challenges you to take steps and balance desserts using the GamePad like a tray. In Core Luge, you’ll need to sit on the board and tilt to negotiate the icy course, while Trampoline Target will ask you to lean carefully and land your character at the centre of the trampoline. The TV will show what height your Mii character is reaching, while the GamePad offers a bird’s-eye view on its integrated second screen.

Extra Games for Fitness on Wii U

Not only are there a multitude of fitness games and activity games like just dance, but you can also pick up games to teach you how to draw, such as Art Academy. You can also download many, many brain training games to keep your mental health as tight as your physical health.

Best of luck with your fitness, whether you go to the gym, diy or with a personal trainer!

M

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Client Questions: What are the best Supplements to take? We consider good examples for fitness.

There is no certain evidence that will guarantee that supplements will work for you. What we will look at here is a few supplements in the two main areas, that many in the fitness industry consider good examples of supplements to take.

 Muscle Building

Protein is your big friend here. Even Genghis Khan and his Mongols knew about the benefits of protein. Muscle will burn fat and keep you thin, even when you ‘pig out’ as muscle takes more calories to maintain. Women- don’t be afraid of adding some muscle, aspire to look like the women of Sparta and you will enjoy the same freedoms.

USN Pure Protein IGF-1

Maximuscle ZMA

Fat Loss

It’s very important to keep fat in your diet as it is so important for the body to maintain health. From glowing skin to shiny hair and your general well-being, it’s dangerous to cut it out of your diet. However, you may want to lose some of the excess fat stored around your body, in which case here are some good supplements to take:

Protein Empire High Strength CLA Supplements | 3,000mg Per Serving, Stimulant & Caffeine Free Fat Metaboliser, Cellulite Reducing – 120 Softgels

Grenade Thermo Detonator Weight Management Supplement, Tub of 100 Capsules

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Personal Training; Easy Ways to Improve Your Stability and Strength

Personal Training – Building Strength & Stability; is an exercise plan to strengthen the supporting muscles in your back and shoulders in just a few minutes

Perform each exercise twice before moving on to the next exercise. Be sure to rest for 60-80 seconds between each exercise. This is a great exercise plan for those who are routinely left carrying their work colleges or family!

Seated Row

Choose your preferred Rowing machine (You can use a stationary rower if desired). Hold the bar with your arms almost straight, and lean very slightly backwards, while keeping your back straight and your legs slightly bent.

First draw your shoulder blades back, then, bend your arms and row. Keep the bar at waist level do not raise. Perform this exercise for a few minutes or perform the movement 8-15 times with a comfortable weight. You can always add extra resistance if needed.

machine (You can use a stationary rower if desired). Hold the bar with your arms almost straight, and lean very slightly backwards, while keeping your back straight and your legs slightly bent.

First draw your shoulder blades back, then, bend your arms and row. Keep the bar at waist level do not raise. Perform this exercise for a few minutes or perform the movement 8-15 times with a comfortable weight. You can always add extra resistance if needed.

Javorek Complex

Stand with your feet shoulder width apart with some light dumbbells. Arms down by your side. Raise your arms forward until they are in a straight line in front of you, gripping the weights vertically. Perform this movement 5 times.

Now raise your arms out to your sides until parallel with the floor. The dumbbells should be horizontal. Perform this movement 5 times.

With a bend in your knee, bend forwards keeping your back straight, and raise your arms out to your sides as in the last movement. Squeeze your shoulder blades. Perform this movement 5 times.

For more easy ways to improve discover Personal Training by MGTfit

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Client Questions: Do I need to cut Fat out of my diet?

With many so called ‘fitness experts’ informing people to cut fat completely out of their diet many women that follow this advice can find that their hair becomes dull and thin, they find they have low energy and develop skin problems. So this is an important Client Question to answer: no you don’t need to cut fat our of your diet and here’s why.

Fat is absolutely essential to a healthy and beautiful life. You might you need to cut down, if you are getting too much, but it would be inadvisable to cut it out of your diet. The ancient gladiators new fat was essential, which is why it became an important part of their diet, as fat contributed to the fact that they were more likely to survive an otherwise mortal wound, as the fat helps to protect their organs, veins and arteries from being cut. As always, listen to your body, it should be obvious if you have way to much fat entering your diet, and strike a nice balance, do this through trial and error, to find what works best for you. If you are over weight you clearly need to cut down.

The beauty from the Fat

Fat also plays a apart in giving you luxurious, thick and shiny hair, strong nails and radiant skin. Cut fat out of your diet, and you will have to work hard to create the illusion of having all the things you would have had naturally.

Apart from creating a beautiful body that you can be proud of. Fat plays many important roles in the body, contributing to a healthier and more beautiful body.

The Functions of Fat

 

  • Protects internal organs
  • Regulation of your body temperature
  • Storage of Hormones
  • Helps Skin and Hair to look radiant, healthy and glossy
  • Fat surrounding muscles and other cells aid growth and repair
  • Helps uptake and storage of fat soluble vitamins
  • Energy storage and use
  • There is a layer of fat around each nerve cell for protection and effective use
  • and the storage of essential fats – the omega group

 

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New physical fitness guidelines issued: Less than 1 in 3 get enough exercise

TLDR:

  • Just 1 in 5 teens meet the recommended amount of exercise.
  • Recommendations for kids ages 3 to 5 : The guidelines say preschool-aged children should be “active throughout the day to enhance growth and development,”
  • Exercise for teens need to focus more on muscle-strengthening & bone-strengthening
  • Adults continue to need at least 150 mins per week of aerobic & muscle-strengthening exercise
  • Only 26 percent of men and 19 percent of women currently meet the requirements, according to HHS

Read the full guidelines here

 

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Boom in Pregnancy fitness

Boom in pregnancy fitness as mums seek safe exercise

Pregnant fitness coaching is emerging as a new frontier in the ever-increasing public health battle over obesity. Doctors routinely warn of the dangers of being overweight during pregnancy but how much exercise is safe for growing bubs?

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Client Questions: Do Dietary or Protein Supplements really work?

Here we answer the questions our personal training clients ask the most. This time: Do supplements work?

So do protein/ vitamin & other supplements work?

Well, supplements can be very good for you or completely useless. Its a yes and no answer, because it depends entirely on what vitamins and minerals your body needs and which of them it does not currently get enough of. If your body does not get enough Vitamin D then a supplement with Vitamin D may help you. However, if your body gets quite enough Vitamin D, then a supplement will do nothing for you and each one you take will be sent straight out as a waste product when you go to the bathroom. Basically, it is much like drinking alcohol, but without all the fun.

 

So what is the best way of finding out if supplements work for you?

Fortunately they may be a way. You need to be careful as the effects you discover may be the result of the placebo effect. However this is perhaps the only way to test whether you get any benefit from supplements short of submitting yourself to a research lab as a ‘lab rat’.

Have a go with this:

  • For 1-2 months keep a diary and record everything. Your mood, health, acne, pain, how much you eat, how much you sleep, smarter, faster, stronger etc etc etc
  • Now, start taking the supplements that you want, and keep logging in your diary. After 1-2 months, go through it.
  • Is there any difference? If not then perhaps you get enough of the vitamins and minerals your body needs from your general food intake. If you do feel better, well carry on!

 

Its is not a hugely complicated system to test whether supplements work for you, but it is good enough. And it may save you money or be confirmation to you that you are doing the right thing  for you.