24
Oct 2020

How chronic stress causes belly fat and what to do about it

It´s a well known saying, stress makes fat. But why is chronic stress "fatening". The hormone cortisol which is released during stress makes us crave snacks, inhibits metabolism, and makes the work of insulin, the hormone responsible for blood sugar regulation and fat storage, much harder. In this article, you get the briefing on how to lower your chronic cortisol levels with the right diet, lifestyle, and mindset.
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Posted by 
Kerstin Klein
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Fat Loss
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15
Oct 2020

Altitude Training – (not) only something for top athletes?

We all know that top athletes prepare themselves for upcoming competitions on other altitude levels. But not only top athletes benefit from training at altitudes, also recreational athletes like you and me. The reason is the increased production of red blood cells in the height. Read all about the positive effects of altitude training on performance and health and what the different types of altitude trainings are.
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Katalin Siklosi
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Endurance
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26
Sep 2020

Why High Intensity Training works so good for fat loss and against health problems

Some minutes are longer than others. You don´t need to rewatch Interstellar to be reminded of that. A visit to one of our locations in Zürich, Zug, or St Gallen will give you a comprehensive experience of time dilation. Of course, I am not talking about the physical relativity of time, I am talking about the psychological relativity of how you spend your time. Many people think of our strength training method as a scam. But only until they experience the first minute. Let´s explore what happens during that one minute of intense muscle work...
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Julian Massler
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Fat Loss
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4
Sep 2020

Op-Ed: Fit(necessity)

Newly discovered tribe in the Amazon rainforest, untouched by western civilization until now", the news anchor reports. Accompanied by pictures of men in loincloths with spears. Think about it, what is the picture in your head? They are extremely ripped, aren´t they? Why is that? And don´t give me the "they have a low-calorie diet" myth. Humans are gourmets, independent of which civilization level they are in. They have enough calories. That´s not the reason. Why are they so effortlessly fit? Read why here.
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Julian Massler
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Wellbeing
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