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Exercise and Mental Health - Your Journey To A Happier You
At Activate, we believe in the transformative power of exercise for mental well-being, supported by cutting-edge research. At the intersection of evidence-based science and personalized fitness, we strive to enhance not just physical vitality but also mental resilience. Our commitment lies in crafting individualized training programs that align seamlessly with your unique needs, ensuring a holistic approach to mental health and overall physical and mental wellbeing through personal training, nutrition and coaching programs.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic, Anya Voropaeva - 28/12/2023
In-Depth Exploration of Lumbar Pain Alleviation: Evidence-Based Therapeutic Exercise for Optimal Back Health
lumbar pain is a pervasive issue that can significantly impact one's quality of life. The extensive prevalence of this problem calls for a comprehensive, scientific approach. Our evidence-based therapeutic exercise programs are tailored to address the root causes of low-back pain, offering personalized routines that enhance lumbar stability, flexibility, and comfort. With our experts' guidance, you can embark on a journey to optimize your back health and regain control over your life.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 8/11/2023
Unlocking Speed: The 4 Keys to Functional Strength Training for Runners and Triathletes
In the world of endurance sports like running and triathlons, the pursuit of speed is an unending quest. Athletes tirelessly train to shave seconds off their personal records and reach peak performance. While most of this training focuses on mileage and technique, one aspect often overlooked is functional strength training. Truth is, building functional strength can be a game-changer for runners and triathletes.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 26/9/2023
How do I build lean muscle without massing?
Building lean muscle mass without focusing on massing, often referred to as "lean bulking," involves a combination of targeted nutrition, effective strength training, and a mindful approach to your overall lifestyle.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 26/8/2023
Q&A with the founder of Activate Personal Training.
Short Q&A session with Sascha Rado, health & performance coach and founder at Activate Personal Training Barcelona.
Published by James Millar, Men's Health Magazine UK - 12/6/2023
Unlock Your Full Potential: The Transformative Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer
This blog post aims to shed light on the numerous benefits of hiring a personal trainer specifically tailored to the needs of individuals of different ages and fitness levels.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 10/5/2023
Mastering Undulated Terrain: How to Safely Navigate Ruts and Prevent Foot and Leg Injuries
Running on varied terrains like asphalt, dirt roads, and trails can add excitement and challenge to your running routine. However, the presence of ruts in these surfaces can pose a potential risk to your feet and legs.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic, Sergio Aurrecoechea, Rayan Santana - 9/5/2023
OBESITY: What causes obesity? And what can be done about it?
Why do so many people become obese? Some believe that obesity is genetically predetermined. Others insist it is a direct result of lifestyle choices (i.e. obese people are simply sloths and gluttons). As it turns out, both of these common assumptions are over-simplifications; and rather useless in terms of doing anything for people who are overweight. Knowledge is power, they say and in order to change something, one must first understand it.
Published by Tobias Deeg, CPT Level III - 22/11/2022
What is Zone 2 in endurance training and how can you determine yours?
So the theory goes: train for 80% of your time in zone 2, and you become more efficient at utilising fat for energy (fatOX or fat oxidation), at higher intensities. Plus you will also be able to clear lactate faster, raise your power output and even live longer. The reason for this, is that zone 2 training improves your mitochondrial function and stimulates mitochondrial biogenesis.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 17/11/2022
Overreaching vs Overtraining - How do you know whether or not you are overtraining?
For every athlete, proper training is a fine line between too little and too much, and finding where that line is at each moment in the season can be difficult. In this post we will delve into the science of different types of overtraining, how overtraining negatively affects your performance, how to tell when you are overtrained and how to set up and periodize your training in order to avoid it.
Published by Sascha Heinrich Radojevic - 24/8/2022
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