Seafood, a good source of protein intake

Whether you want to build muscle or lose weight, protein intake is the key. In fact, eating protein in each meal will help you keep your muscle mass in good shape. No matter what type of diet you are on, it’s important to eat protein. There are of course many types of protein sources. If you’re on a vegetarian or vegan diet, there are plant based sources of protein. These are foods suitable for everyone.  Read more…

you should do online personal training this winter

Why you should do online personal training this winter

Holidays and summer have come to an end. Some of you might start a new routine in September. Others might go back into their usual daily life. And some of you might want to get back on track after enjoying summer.  What better way than taking care of your mental and physical health than personal training? There are many benefits of online personal training. Let’s see why you should do online personal training this winter. Read more…

fats are important in your diet

Why fats are important in your diet

Fats, as well as carbs and proteins, are important in everyone’s diet. Scientifically they’re called lipids and they’re subdivided in different categories that you’ll learn later on. As every food in your diet, the ones that contain fat must be in your diet and you should eat them moderately. Like carbohydrates and proteins they belong to the category of macronutrients. They’re mainly a source of energy and help support cell growth. But they also have Read more…

ways to relieve joint pain

5 Ways to Relieve Joint Pain

Are you currently suffering from joint pain after a gym session? Then, you may be part of the large number of people who suffer from joint pain every day. Also known as arthritis, joint pain is usually manifested by difficulty in movement. Pains can be felt throughout the body but mainly through the knee, hip, shoulders or fingers. They can concern every person at any age. Joint pain can bother you, make you look clumsy Read more…

good posture is important

Why good posture is important

The more you grow up the more having good posture is important. In fact, good posture is important for your health but also for your confidence and your physical appearance.  We naturally have three curvatures: cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curvature.  Each curve is used for distributing what we call the “mechanical stress” by the body. This is applied during movement but also during rest. In turn, these curves are maintained by flexors and extensors.  Flexors Read more…

difference between flexibility and mobility

The difference between flexibility and mobility

Even if it seems subtle, there’s a difference between flexibility and mobility. These two words are often misused. Once, you’ll understand the difference between the two, you’ll know how to differentiate them. Here we’ll explain what’s the difference between flexibility and mobility.    What is flexibility?  Flexibility refers to the capacity of muscle tissue to lengthen passively through a range of motion. It also refers to the range of motion of a joint or series Read more…

carbs bad for you

Are carbs bad for you?

Are carbs bad for you? This is a recurrent question that nobody seems to have the answer to. Some say that eating carbohydrates before going to bed is unhealthy and it’s hard to digest. Others say that you should limit your consumption of refined carbs. It’s important to note that in the past few years there’s been a divergence of opinion on the subject. At Pret-a-Train we value real information in order for everybody to stay Read more…

how can a personal trainer help you in life

How can a personal trainer help you in life

Personal trainers can be seen as new health experts in today’s world that can help you in life. As you might know, personal trainers have knowledge related to physiognomy and physiology. However, that’s not all.  A good personal trainer can also be passionate about health, wellbeing, and nutrition. Some of them can be seen as life coaches. Like everything, there’s a price. But when you start investing in yourself there are always some changes coming Read more…

personal training feedbacks

Pret-a-Train personal training feedbacks

At Pret-a-train we value personal training feedbacks in order to help even more people. From weight loss to chronic pain personal training, everybody can find their happiness through personal training. Everybody’s mental and physical conditions are different. However, the goal for personal trainers is that in the end you become and feel fit and healthy. Their goal is to help you in your life in different aspects. Here you’ll find how personal training changed peoples’ Read more…