How to get motivated for sports

Focus refers to your ability to concentrate on training. If you find your mind wandering because you aren’t “into it,” you’re lacking in focus. Sport psychologists have found that by developing a plan of attack and attending to it, concentration is enhanced. This requires you to develop a detailed training routine, which should specifically outline…

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MIND & BODY: Mental Edge

While bodybuilding equipment, training, and nutrition have kept pace with the high-tech times we live in, the mental approach to the sport has stayed relatively unchanged since World War II. Yet more attention has been given to psychological processes involved in the sport since that time. And with the fall of the Iron Curtain, the…

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Separating Fact from Fiction: Amino Acids

Free-Form Amino Acids vs. Di- & Tripeptides Some research suggests that purified di- and tripeptide fragments are absorbed more quickly than free-form (single, unlinked) amino acids. Though di- and tripeptides are simply two and three amino-acid molecules bound together, respectively, they’re extremely expensive and not readily available to consumers. Yet pure free-form amino acids are…

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Best Exercises To Get Fit

If you’ve been bodybuilding for any length of time, you know what a dramatic effect well-built shoulders can have on your appearance. They give you a muscular, wide, athletic look that can be achieved only through regular weight training. Other signposts indicate that you’re probably ready to make the transition from beginner to intermediate: Your…

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