Archive for August, 2009

Why eating right after workouts is so important!

 
 

We know how important it is to eat the right foods for our muscles to recover and grow, indeed, the quality of our nutrients is as important as the quality of our exercise. But what very few know is that, in order to maximize the benefits from these nutrients, there are optimal time windows we need to follow. Let’s move on to the 4 points below so we can understand they why and implement the how’s:

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The 4 Main Rules of Cardio Training

 
 

Novices often wonder what’s the best way to approach cardio training, to obtain the maximum results from it in terms of fitness improvement, weight loss and total health gains. And the preconceived notions they adhere to usually deprive them of true gains, making their efforts nothing more than a waste of time, a source of disappointments and the reason why they quit working out after not seeing results. Well, fear not, if you understand and FOLLOW these 4 rules, you will see the gains you seek.
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Sweating

 
 

Sweating is a very important, and often misunderstood, process of the body. It is basically a cooling mechanism used to dissipate heat to keep core temperature stable. We have come to associate sweating with hard work, since the harder we work or exercise, the more heat we produce and the more we sweat to cool off. That’s why so many people new to exercise think that the more they sweat the better they’re working out, and especially, the more weight they’ll loose. They wrap themselves in nylon jackets like mummies and run in the hottest time of the day. This is VERY dangerous, don’t do it!!!
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Basic Training for Beginners – Part 1

 
 

This article was written in 2002 by Rudi Castineyra for publication on several sport magazines in Turkey. It gives very useful general training tips and advice for beginner and amateur freedivers.

After the success of Yasemin’s records, interest in freediving in Turkey has grown a lot. I have been in Turkey now a total of 10 times and during all this time have had the chance to meet many Turkish divers and people in general. One question that I invariably get from almost everybody is what kind of suggestion can I give to those who want to improve their freediving performance. (more…)

Predive Visualisation – Part 1

 
 

Can we successfully influence the outcome of a dive just by visually rehearsing it on our minds before we do it? I definitely believe so, and this technique of “Visualization” has helped me a lot during my career, the same way it has helped many other athletes from other sports as well as those who perform cutting-edge activities, from pilots to surgeons.
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Become a contributor to YaseminDalkilic.com!

 
 

If you are an expert in diving, sports, fitness, nutrition or any other of the topics usually covered on our website, we want your input! We are always looking for new contributors as a way to add diversity to the content on our page. (more…)

Become a contributor to YaseminDalkilic.com!

 
 

If you are an expert in diving, sports, fitness, nutrition or any other of the topics usually covered on our website, we want your input! We are always looking for new contributors as a way to add diversity to the content on our page. (more…)

Become a contributor to YaseminDalkilic.com!

 
 

If you are an expert in diving, sports, fitness, nutrition or any other of the topics usually covered on our website, we want your input! We are always looking for new contributors as a way to add diversity to the content on our page. (more…)