HIIT

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français HIIT or High Intensity Interval training is a type of training that consists of alternating periods of high intensity exercises with periods of recovery repeatedly, 4 to 10 times in general. The duration of the vigorous period can vary from 10s to 4…

Did you say Pilates?|Avez-vous dit Pilates?

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Did You Say Pilates ? ▬▬ Pilates is a mind-body exercise with a focus on the control of body position and movement. This exercise is the result of a movement and philosophy combination of gymnastics, dance, yoga, and martial arts. It is…

Ramadan Nutrition| L’alimentation pendant le Ramadan

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Ramadan Nutrition  ▬▬  Along with a reduction in caloric intake, Ramadan has been shown to promote cardiovascular health, and reduce the risk factors for many diseases, mainly by decreasing blood pressure and increasing insulin sensitivity. The main meals during Ramadan are Iftar (consumed…

Exercise and Ramadan|L’exercice physique et Ramadan

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Exercise and Ramadan ▬▬ During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims engage in the daily practice of fasting during the daylight hours (abstinence from food, fluids, smoking and sexual relations). Ramadan is a time for reflection and renewal of faith but also…

What’s in your food?|Que contiennent vos aliments?

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ What’s in your food? ▬▬ Nutrition influences your health, your growth, and your daily energy levels. The composition of our diet has to meet our body needs in order to survive and function normally. Food is divided into two types of nutrients: Macronutrients and…

Plank | La Planche

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Plank ▬▬ As I mentioned in my article Core Training,  the core is the musculature of the pelvis and trunk that is responsible for the stability of the spine. Strengthening those muscles is essential for: The improvement of your body control and…

Core Training |Le Core Training

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Core Training ▬▬ When we think of resistance training, most of us think of big abdominal muscles (six pack :p ) or a flat stomach. If this is a common outward sign of a fit body, it is also a sign of…

Squats | Les Squats

Faites défiler la page vers le bas pour lire l’article en Français ▬▬ Squats ▬▬ Squat? Why? The squat is a widely used exercise for fitness, rehabilitation (e.g. knee rehabilitation) and athletic strength training, especially in sports that require an advanced level of strength and power like track and field, powerlifting, football etc. It is a…