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Do you want to be Big or Strong?

Muscular hypertrophy is defined as the increase in size of a skeletal muscle. Hypertrophy training is common within the free weight and resistance section of the gym where guys and girls aim to improve the size of their muscles. The common consensus to novice gym goers is that the biggest guy in the free weight section is the strongest, this is not necessarily true and the reasons will be explained here.

Global Administrator | 17/04/2013 10:22:49

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The Benefits of Running

With this year’s London Marathon coming up on 21st April we thought we’d share a bit of our worldly wisdom about the highs and lows of running. Whether you’re a seasoned marathon runner or just want to give it a go and try and find your runners’ legs we hope this will give you the motivation you need to keep going.

 



Global Administrator | 05/04/2013 14:50:29

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The Importance of a Balanced Diet

Nutrition is vital for your body and all of its systems to function properly, by having good nutrition it will help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce body fat, provide your body with energy, promote good sleep and generally make you feel better. This has been proven through many scientific studies and is now well documented. By having good nutrition it has been proven that you are less likely to develop many of the present-day diseases.

Global Administrator | 28/03/2013 15:00:00

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In The Press - Leisure Opportunities

The Training Room feature in 'Leisure Opportunities'.

Global Administrator | 19/03/2013 15:34:29

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In The Press - Running Free Magazine

The Training Room feature in 'Running Free' magazine.

Global Administrator | 18/03/2013 15:38:39

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Exercise For Cancer Patients

Fitness is not something you might think goes along with cancer, but it can often help people improve their energy levels and prognosis. When you were well, do you remember exercising and feeling rejuvenated? This is because of the endorphins released into the body. The chemicals help to improve energy balance and mood. People with a healthy outlook will heal faster. The benefits of exercise for cancer patients are numerous. Here are some of the most beneficial.

Global Administrator | 28/02/2013 10:56:05

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In The Press - Workout Magazine

The Training Room discuss why there needs to be more female Personal Trainers in the industry.

Global Administrator | 18/02/2013 15:21:12

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Kevin Betts - Part Time Course - Weekend 3

I’m almost half way there with my The Training Room PT qualification, now. I attended my third weekend of distance learning a couple of weeks ago and it was exam time... Dreaded exam time!

Global Administrator | 01/02/2013 15:54:29

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Blue Monday Doesn't Affect Personal Trainers!

Going to work in January and facing Blue Monday - the third Monday in January (January 21, 2013) and so-called ‘most depressing day of the year’ - may get some of us down, but not personal trainers, new research reveals.  Britain’s growing number of personal trainers are satisfied in their jobs, have a healthy outlook and don’t dread January or Blue Monday, according to independent research* conducted by OnePoll for The Training Room personal trainer academy.

Global Administrator | 21/01/2013 14:34:21

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Calling Female Personal Trainers!

There are too few female personal trainers says leading personal trainer academy The Training Room.  Figures from Skills Active show that of the total 13,486 personal trainers registered with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs), 5,203 are women.  Put another way, around 65% of PTs are men and only around 35% are women.

Global Administrator | 15/01/2013 15:49:25

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