PersonalFit – Tokyo personal training

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JB Asics DynaFlyte CM

  PersonalFit’s fitness trainer in Tokyo JB is featured in the very last DynaFlyte by Asics commercial now on air. Again a clever choice from this renown brand to use actual real athletes and trainers. You can have a look at it just below. We obviously are not bound  to Asics and the hereby commercial material belongs to the brand. […]

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Lifting equipment

Few considerations about training equipment that I use for personal training in Tokyo or even for myself.   1-Gloves One of the very things you buy after hitting the gym for a little while. They prevent calluses formation. Pretty cheap, over time I found those only really useful for pulling exercises such as rowing, yet […]

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What is SMFR – Self myofascial release with foam roll

  Self-myofascial release (SMFR) is a technique principally used to remove knots from muscles using foam rolling, with foam rollers, exercise balls or other cylindrical object, to apply pressure with one’s body weight to massage muscle and decrease micro adhesion while attaining a deep stretch and releasing the fascia.   Fascia Fascia is the soft […]

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JB in last Asics Commercial

  PersonalFit’s fitness trainer JB is featured in the very last Asics commercial now on air. We believe that’s it’s a great move from a renown sports brand to use actual real athletes and trainers. Check it out and hope you will enjoy. We obviously have no partnership with Asics and the hereby commercial material belongs […]

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The Glycemic Index, all carbs are not equal

  -What’s GI, Joe? -The Glycemic Index of course And this was a pathetic pun to introduce the concept of Glycemic Index. You may have never heard of it, yet it is a really handy and important concept to take into account for you fitness training. Alright, as a personal trainer Tokyo and fitness instructor, […]

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How much protein per day

A pretty common and relevant question we face in personal training is the amount of protein to be taken to meet one’s goal. Well, it is both simple and complex, here is how it’s calculated.   Every now and then, values are changing according to the most recent study, yet, they almost always revolve around […]

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10 most challenging exercises

Training people here in Tokyo, you may meet obviously and luckily different personalities among your trainees. For those who get shivers just thinking at being in the middle of a bro pool at the gym or the very goal driven individual here is a a little something to help you pushing the gym’s door.   […]

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No kicks to lift

Why not to squat or dead-lift with running shoes Why not to squat or dead-lift with running shoes. Running shoes tend to have a thick sole(cushion, air) and thin toe which in effect pitches you forward, with the sole starting to compress as you will start to push, especially with heavy weight, creating and instability […]

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The strength curve

Advanced knowledge, the seven factors in motion and how to improve them Every body is different and there is no better place to observe this than personal training. With the Olympics preparations ongoing in Tokyo we encounter more and more athletes looking for advanced stuff. The strength curve is a comprehensive way to depict movement and […]

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Ways to measure your bodyfat

Electronic scales suck as measuring bodyfat percentage, do not use them This statement sums that whole article up, yet we are going to explain why and what could be used as a reliable method to track your body fat and progress. As a personal trainer in Tokyo I face almost every day people being so […]

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