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“Your Why” makes all the difference – Nutrition

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This article is brought to you by EREPS Ambassador Rocco Venizelos

Firstly, the reason we have these extra pounds or the reason why we cannot lose them is not our metabolism, those evil genes, our bad fortune or a bad horoscope. The article of Andreas Zourdos (Nutritionist – Dietitian) “No, we are not what we eat” will solve many questions you may have.

“Your Why” makes all the difference - Workout

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This article is brought to you by EREPS Ambassador Rocco Venizelos

Our body is probably one of the most amazing existing systems. So many different processes take place within it on a daily basis so it can maintain its homeostasis. It does not fancy change as much as we don’t. Whenever there is an incoming stimuli though, our body responds, evolves and then finds its balance after the new information it has received.

What to Eat and Drink Before and After HIIT Workouts

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This article is brought to you by our friends from the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has become hugely popular thanks to real results in shorter periods of time and extensive benefits. With busy schedules the norm, it’s no wonder so many clients and potential clients are now seeking out these kinds of workouts.

Are you Promoting Social Inclusion through Fitness? #BeInclusive Award

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The European Commission recognises the ability of sport to break down barriers. As with any physical activity, fitness can be a powerful tool to bring together people from all kinds of backgrounds – in particular from disadvantaged groups –  too. The #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards want to highlight and celebrate activities, projects and programmes that do so. 

The Benefits of Unilateral Training

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This article is brought to you by our friends from the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Ask a new client about his or her goals and the answer is often along the lines of, “lose weight and tone up.” Meeting the first goal is relatively straight forward—adhering to an exercise program to increase energy expenditure while following proper nutritional intake should result in weight loss. Addressing the second goal, however, requires educating your clients about what it really means to “tone up.”

Don't miss: Our webinar on the Immune System (23 April)

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Having a robust immune system is more important than ever as we are constantly challenged with infections, toxins, trauma, stress and poor nutrition. It's important to understand and be able to recognise the problems that we face when our immune system is not operating optimally. This will be the topic of our EREPS webinar on Thursday 23 April, 15:00 CET*.

New Year, New You! Professional Development Goals for 2020

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This article is brought to you by our friends from the American Council on Exercise

Turning the page to the new year (and new decade) is always an exciting time for health and exercise professionals. Not only do we get to hear and be a part of the goals our clients and participants are setting, but it also provides an opportunity to reflect and plan for our personal and professional growth.

EuropeActive is fully engaged in the latest sport and physical activity developments

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EuropeActive and EREPS strongly believe in the power of physical activity to bring people together and change lives for the better. The latest sport and physical activity initiatives developed in Brussels were carefully followed-up by our team, attending the Sport Unit Policy Breakfast, the Sport “Infoday”, the Project Coordinators’ Meeting and the “Sport vs Homophobia” conference.

Policy Breakfast