Strength

Strength Training

Informative and beneficial infographic from Miramont Lifestyle that shows the benefits of exercising and strength training and also some examples of exercises and training we can do to improve our strength.

As the infographic shows, the benefits of strength training include:

- Preserving Lean Muscle Mass

- Improving our Body Mechanics

- Boosting our Energy

- Burning more Calories 

High 5,

Matt 

5 Resistance Band Exercises That Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 5 exercises that we can do using a resistance band that can help us to build muscle and burn calories. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The 5 exercises are: 

- Standing Oblique Crunch

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROTEIN

We all probably know that protein plays a vital role in our diet and as part of our training and exercise. However, with lots of conflicting advice and information out there, it can be difficult to understand what protein is and why it is so important.

Rugby World Cup 2015

Thank you to Drew Griffiths for providing the following guest post on Matt Swaz Fitness on the current Rugby World Cup 2015 . It's an interesting and informative read and discusses Speed, Size, Height, Power, Endurance etc of rugby players.

So far in the Rugby World Cup 2015, there have been some exciting matches, some big hits and one huge upset already; Japan’s historic win over South Africa. Replacement Karne Hesketh scored in the 84th minute of the match, to grab a dramatic and historic victory for the Japanese team at the end of an enthralling encounter.

BIAbox

The following is from Rob Montgomerie, MD of UK based fitness equipment manufacture BIA Fitness (www.biafitness.co.uk), which is about to launch a innovative new BIAbox onto the international fitness market:

"So what happened with regards to my goal since training with Matt? Well I am now much fitter and I have dropped a dress size. Result."
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