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07Dec
07Dec

Research summary: knee wraps

Posted in Fitness By LiftYourWay

We have recently discussed the benefits of lifting straps. Following publication of a new study, we today look at what knee wraps can do for your workouts.

02Dec
02Dec

Stress, PMS and Exercise

Posted in Fitness By LiftYourWay

A recently published study by Safarzadeh et al. (2016) concluded that regular exericse can prevent PMS/PMT in women. In the following article, we look at the links between exercise and stress - particularly in women who suffer from PMS.

29Nov
29Nov

Weight lifting straps

Posted in Fitness By LiftYourWay

Lifting straps are very useful tools for deadlifts and other resistance exercises where gravity is pulling away from you. Arguments about grip strength seem a little misplaced, given that one doesn't perform a deadlift to improve one's grip - and is it really sensible to hold off development of large muscles like glutes, hamstrings etc., just because these muscles happen to be able to perform more sets at a given weight than your hands are able to hold it for?

17Nov
17Nov

Contec CMS60D

Posted in Medical By LiftYourWay

The CMS60D is our best-selling professional-grade oximeter and sp02 monitor. We take a quick look at some of the reasons why.

01Nov
01Nov

Home monitoring devices and diabetes

Posted in Medical By Yema Stowell

In the following article, we look at the ways in which simple and cost-effective home monitoring devices can assist in the health management of people with diabetes.

09Oct
09Oct

Continuing our discussion on the role of hormones on health and fitness, we look at "stress hormone" cortisol, and its effects on fitness, blood pressure and overall health and wellbeing.

08Oct
08Oct

Ok, so this might not be the first thought on your mind, but work by a Swedish scientist suggests that this might be exactly what you need to do. Here's why.

06Oct
06Oct

The first time you will probably hear this device mentioned is at one of your early midwife appointments, where It has been used for many years as a way to check on your baby. But what is a foetal doppler, how early can it be used, and is it safe?

29Sep
29Sep

Company Review: Spray Tan Pro

Posted in Tanning By LiftYourWay

A quick search on eBay for "spray tanning" will return a few hundred results, the vast majority of which will be listed by a company called SprayTanPro. Founded in 2010, SprayTanPro is one of the trading names of Sienna Sol Ltd., who also own the spray tan brand 'SpaTan.'

26Sep
26Sep

Psychological Overtraining

Posted in Fitness By LiftYourWay

A lot of gym-goers worry themselves about 'overtraining.' This term refers to the idea that, by working your muscles too hard too frequently, you can actually hinder your strength gains as your muscles never have time to recover, repair and grow.

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