Outdoor Training ou Indoor Training?

O verão está a chegar e com ele muitos são os que decidem iniciar-se numa rotina de treino. Infelizmente muitos são também os que ficam pelo caminho com as expectativas de progressos relâmpago….. e quando o metabolismo custa a arrancar, lá se vai a motivação……. É também frequente sentir-se intimidado pelo ambiente de ginásio, pelas…

Core Muscles?! What’s that?

Everyone talks about having a good core stability, and about having great core muscles but few people really know what that entails. When we talk about Core strength, we are talking about much more than abdominal muscles or work with abdominal crunches, or strange exercises using a stability ball. We are talking about a stability…

Posture. Everyone wants a good one…

As a personal trainer I am used to hearing clients say “my goal is to correct my posture”, “I don’t have a good posture when I’m working”, “I don’t like to see myself in the mirror because of my poor posture”… Everyone wants a good posture but very few people actually know what that looks…

Do you know what is No Shave November initiative?

Have you heard about #noshavenovember initiative? No Shave November initiative was created to raise awareness in the world for the need of funding for cancer research. Duarte decided to support this cause and created is own fund raising page. If you are sensitive to this cause and want to participate helping scientists around the world researching…

The Four Pillars of Human Movement

As a personal trainer designing a program for someone to reach their goal there is one thing to always keep in mind. No one program works for everyone! I was reading a forum recently that talked about the four pillars of human movement (Juan Carlos Santana, MEd). These pillars are: Locomotion (walking, running, walking lunges) Level…

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Welcome to my Personal Training website. Here you will find workout tips, mindset and life style advice. Duarte