Fat burning myths

Fat burning myths

Fat Burning Myths “Training in the “fat burning zone” is necessary to loose weight” The “fat burning zone” (sometimes referred to as “Fat max”) is an intensity zone at about 55-60 % of maximum heart rate. This is the intensity where the highest percentual...
4 Training Principles

4 Training Principles

4 Training Principles There are a few basic training principles that you should know if you are taking your training seriously and want to achieve maximum results. These principles can serve as an aid in your training program design by helping you find answers to...
Pedro Lönnblad

Pedro Lönnblad

Meet Pedro, one of the teachers at IPTA. He holds a masters degree in Physical Therapy and has worked with orthopaedic and sports injuries for over 18 years. 1. What do you like the most about your job as a teacher? What I like the most as a teacher is that I get to...
How to use the 1RM

How to use the 1RM

What is 1RM? 1RM stands for “one repetition maximum” and can be defined as the maximum amount of weight you can lift for one repetition. It is an established measure of muscular strength. What is the 1RM used for? Personal trainers and other fitness...
Dag-Anders

Dag-Anders

Meet Dag Anders, one of the teachers at IPTA. He has worked as a personal trainer since 2002, and is passionate about personal health and fitness, judo, CrossFit and triathlon. 1. What do you like the most about your job as a teacher? I love teaching new students and...
Optimal training for women

Optimal training for women

Should women exercise in the same way as men to achieve optimal results in strength and muscle mass? It has been thought so for a long time, but new research shows that there may be better ways to setup the training – in a way that is more adapted to female...