1. Cool down A cool down is a great way to decrease post-workout inflammation. A good way is taking a shower, as alternating between hot and cold water stimulates blood flow and muscle recovery with hardly any effort. Slow walking or jogging can also be a great cool down. 2. Stretching Active-isolated stretching is effective after … Continue reading
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5 Things to do before a workout.
1. Make sure your properly hydrated. studies have shown 3% decrease in hydration can cause 10% loss in performance. 2. Before a workout it is best to have a pre workout snack, for example trail mix. This gives your body essential vitamins and nutrients to sustain your body during a work out . 3. It is very important to … Continue reading
Five fast meals to a better body
Many of my personal training clients in LA have told me they where frustrated with plain, boring diet food. Here are five quick, delicious, and fun meals to give you energy, muscle, and over all a better body. Open-Faced Prosciutto and Plum Sandwiches Ingredients 1/4 cup fig preserves 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger … Continue reading
Don’t just change your body; change your life!
Hello, welcome to DeCosmo Fitness. My name is Adam DeCosimo. I am a certified personal trainer, based in LA. In this site my goal is to share the fitness knowledge and experience that I have gained throughout my life with the world to teach you what exercises to do, how to workout effectively, and reach your … Continue reading