High Intensity INTERLUDE Strength Training (HIIST) – Intense Health Clinics protocol of training

Foundation Intense Health was founded by Physical Educator / Exercise Physiologist Marcelo Mesquita and Dietician Andréia Mesquita. It was born out of their passion for health and fitness and in particular, saving people from the ravages on inactivity, poor health choices and premature ageing.  Both Andréia and Marcelo were educated by the mainstream academy where…

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Exercise is Needed When Suffering From Joint Pain

Based in my own practice over the last 2 decades my answer is definitely YES, but is also great to back it up the practice with this recent study covering the phobia of individuals experiencing pain (joint pain) and how that is actually the element who will lead to the worst case scenario or simply…

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5 Reasons Why Private Training Gets Better Results Than Going By Yourself

Accountability Have you ever woken up acknowledging that you should probably workout but never ended up doing it? It is very common for general population like full time workers, business owners, entrepreneurs or busy executives to find themselves in that scenario.  In fact in order to keep improving or maintain your physicality/ health in check, consistency is…

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Travelling and Your Health & Fitness Journey

One of the first things everyone learns when starting their Intense Health journey, is that NO HUMAN is perfect with nutrition! Whilst no human is perfect, there is always a perfect strategy for each human. Recently, my wife Andreia and myself had a trip to America for relaxation and business. We develop strategies for all…

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My 72 Hour Fasting Experience

I’ve been reading for years now about intermittent fasting strategies and the several health benefits related to it. I have played with the 16/8hours method (16 hours fasting window / 8 hours consumption), for a long time and I felt great applying this strategy. I still believe it is the best way to keep healthy,…

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How Does Will Your Intense Health Journey Work?

Ever wondered how your health and fitness journey goes with Intense Health? Let’s find out in this article. 40-minute Private Nutritional Consultation Good nutrition is essential to our bodies to sustain good health and wellbeing. It is essential that you make time in your busy lifestyle to provide your bodies with the right amounts of…

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4 Ways To Tone Up and Build Strength Fast

If you’ve ever tried to tone up your body or build strength, you’ve probably tried a number of different (fad) diets, exercise techniques and even used a personal trainer. You’ve spent hours in the gym and done 100s of sets of squats. But somehow you STILL haven’t got the results you want. Why do you…

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The Importance of Muscle for Overall Health

Most people still believe in the mindset of Resistance Training as an application to build large muscles or only appearance (physique) improvements. What about we have a look into this modality of exercise and the physiological adaptations that are happening while proper resistance training is applied. What is resistance training? Resistance training is a physically challenging…

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What it takes to remaster you HEALTH?

Don’t worry, we are not expecting for you to be perfect. But at some point you must realise how remastering your HEALTH is the most important action you must take. Most of the Fitness industry rely on the expectations of 100% devotion to the cause of being fit and healthy, but trust me, not even…

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Channel 7 discovers the science behind the Intense Health Interlude…

So how do you fit an hour’s workout into just 20 minutes… We spoke to Channel 7 News about our Interlude process, that combines private training with exclusive ARX technology to completely customise your exercise process. So what is Interlude? 20 minutes. One-On-One. No Sweat. Machine Measured.     With nationwide exclusivity of the revolutionary ARX…

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