Inside Max Verstappen’s training routine, exercise plans and diet as he chases third title | F1 | Sport

Max Verstappen has previously opened up on the exercise routine, training schedule and diet which has helped him secure two F1 Drivers’ Championships. Verstappen dominated the campaign last season and currently leads this year’s championship with just three races completed. Express Sport takes a look at how the 25-year-old keeps himself in shape.


Verstappen has revealed the hardest part of racing is the strain on his neck and lower back. He uses weights and balancing exercises from his home as well as a series of exercise machines.

These include a wattbike, Isomed steering wheel to build up upper arm strength and a neck dynamometer. Verstappen told JOE: “For me the most important is just the cardio. I do a lot of running, Everyone is built differently.

“Some people need to work out a lot and need to focus on their muscles to keep the muscle strength up. From my side, I think I’m a little bit lucky that I don’t need to focus too much on that. Of course, I’m doing these workouts but if I don’t do that for like a week I’m not losing a lot of strength.”

Training routine

Max Verstappen has previously revealed he trains up to two times a day to stay fit throughout the F1 season. However, he stresses the importance of rest in a packed calendar and admits to having several off days when away from the track.

Speaking to verstappen-trains-his-neck-to-prepare-for-the-intense-g-force-on-track/?category=fitness”Men’s Health, Verstappen has previously explained: “In season, training depends if we are racing or not. Let’s say if we have a week off racing, I have Monday as a rest day.

Then Tuesday to Thursday, I will do 1-2 training sessions per day, depending on how busy we’ve been in the weeks before, and I would

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Michael Mosley shares 16:8 weight loss diet plan and explains ‘calorie window’

TV doctor Michael Mosley is back with more helpful diet advice, and has recently shared the benefits of intermittent fasting.

The practice is a large part of many of his diet plans, and recently Michael’s Fast800 page has shared advice for its ‘maximum fasting’ method

It is called the 16:8 diet, and sees people taking a 16-hour break between dinner and breakfast the following morning.

A recent post on his Fast800 Instagram page read: “Intermittent fasting consists of following an eating pattern where you either refrain from consuming calories in any form daily for a period of hours, or significantly reduce your calorie intake across your day.”

The post goes on to explain Time Restricted Eating (TRE) and how you have a window to eat, which depends on the diet that best suits you.

In the case of the 16:8 diet, as the name suggests, you should fast for 16 hours, and have an eight hour window to eat.

It continues: “For example, 16:8 may mean you consume calories anywhere within a window of 8 hours, like 12pm-8pm, and fast for 16 hours. ⁠

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Dr. Odeley’s Weight-Loss Guide: Journey To Wellness: 10 Diets For Healthier Life

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Dr Pablo Odeley Releases Transformative Weight-Loss Guide: “The Journey to Wellness: 10 Diets for a Healthier and Lighter Life”

WASHINGTON D. C, USA, May 14, 2023/ / — Esteemed Doctor Pablo Odeley has just launched his comprehensive guide to healthier living titled “The Journey to Wellness: 10 Diets for a Healthier and Lighter Life.” Now available on Kindle Edition, the book offers a detailed roadmap to various dietary approaches, each designed to promote health and wellness.

Aimed to help individuals reduce weight and enhance their overall wellbeing, the book delves into ten diverse diets. It begins with the Green Detox Diet, a 7-day meal plan to kick-start natural detoxification, followed by the Mediterranean Diet, a lifestyle approach known for its health and longevity benefits.

The Five Ingredient Diet champions simplicity, while the Intermittent Fasting Diet introduces readers to the concept of time-restricted eating. The Whole Food Plant-Based Diet emphasizes the importance of consuming unprocessed plant foods, and the Lean Protein and Vegetable Diet encourages the intake of lean protein sources.

The Flexitarian Diet provides a guide to reducing meat consumption without committing to full vegetarianism, while the DASH Diet, designed to combat hypertension, and the Portion Control Diet, which emphasizes controlled food portions, offer health-focused strategies. The Low Carbohydrate Diet, which limits carbohydrate intake, rounds out the ten.

Apart from providing a detailed description of each diet, Dr. Odeley guides readers through the process of selecting the right diet for them, maintaining long-term changes, and suggests additional resources. The book also includes an appendix with a glossary, extra recipes, and further readings.

“The Journey to Wellness: 10 Diets for a Healthier and Lighter Life” promises to be a vital resource for anyone on a quest to transform their lifestyle and achieve a

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5 Reasons Why You Should Add Vitamin D-Rich Foods In Your Regular Diet Plan

VITAMIN D is an essential nutrient that is necessary for the growth and development of bones and teeth. It is a fat-soluble vitamin in the family of compounds that includes vitamins D1, D2 and D3. The body produces vitamin D when it is directly exposed to sunlight, the natural source of vitamin D. Apart from this, the body can attain the daily requirements of this nutrient by adding healthy foods to its diet that are an abundant source of vitamin D.

Also referred to as ‘calciferol’, vitamin D is known for its bone-building and strengthening powers. It also helps in regulating the calcium and phosphorus levels in the body and maintaining proper bone structure. Here are some vital reasons why you should add vitamin D-rich foods to your regular diet regime.

Health Benefits Of Including Vitamin D In Your Diet

1. Strengthens Bones

Vitamin D sufficiency can help in reducing the risk of infections and keeps diseases at bay. Several studies claim that low vitamin D levels in the body lead to increased risks of heart diseases including hypertension, heart failure, and stroke.

2. Reduce Inflammation

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps in building immunity. It supports the immune system by fighting harmful bacteria and viruses. A study in a 2017 Journal of Osteopathic Medicine found that high latitudes and winter season are risk factors for low vitamin D, as well as influenza, and other respiratory illness and adverse outcomes.

3. Supports Oral Health

From strengthening bones to the immune system, adequate levels of vitamin D in the body promote better oral health. A 2020 review in Nutrients stated that because vitamin D helps our body absorb calcium, it may lower the risk of tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease.

4. May Prevent Diabetes

Vitamin sufficiency in

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Does your diet affect your fertility?

The authors of a 2021 review of research on the possible link between diet and female fertility concluded that, while their recommendations focused on women, “diet and nutritional patterns are undoubtedly significant for both male and female fertility”.

The researchers gave a detailed overview of the effects of individual nutrients and the foods that contain them. They also emphasised the importance of involving a clinical dietician in the care of couples planning a pregnancy. Broadly speaking, their summary recommended foods such as vegetables, fruit, whole-grain pasta and whole-grain bread (for carbohydrates); sources of healthy fat such as oily fish; and legumes, eggs and lean meat for protein. They also pointed out the important role of certain nutrients that may sometimes be overlooked: these include iodine, which helps the proper development of the fetus and the expectant mother’s thyroid function.

For alcohol, the advice is clear and consistent across the research. The CDC states: “there is no known safe amount of alcohol use during pregnancy or while trying to get pregnant.” This goes for all types of alcohol, including all wines and beer. The advice is to avoid it altogether.

If you have any concerns or questions about your diet and how it might affect your fertility, the best step is to consult your healthcare provider. And while certain foods do appear to play a positive role in fertility, it’s important not to overstate their power. Infertility is complex, as are its cause. Worrying over one’s diet can cause unnecessary stress as well as feelings of guilt and shame. Those struggling to conceive can rest assured that the problem is unlikely to be rooted in one specific thing they did or did not eat.

Wilkinson says that people with fertility issues are often searching for a single fertility-promoting food

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The eight-week diet that could make you up to 11 years younger – study

The path to longevity is precarious, with the threat of serious chronic diseases lurking at every corner.

While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to healthy ageing, a study, published in the journal Aging, proposes a lifestyle regimen that could reverse your biological age in as little as eight weeks.

Based on simple tweaks to diet, exercise and sleep, the regimen could wind back the clock by as much as 11 years.

What’s more, the dietary pattern still makes room for meat, which is often left out or kept to a minimum in many longevity diets.

Looking at six healthy women who were on average 58 years old, the research team from the University of Virginia instructed the participants to follow a diet including plenty of leafy greens, seeds and three servings of liver.

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The women were also asked to exercise for 30 minutes five days a week, sleep for at least seven hours a night and do two ten-minute breathing exercises per day.

The findings showed that these interventions reduced their biological age by nearly five years on average.

However, one participant’s biological age fell by a whopping 11 years during the study.

Dr Kara Fitzgerald, the lead author, said: “This case series of women participants extends the previous pilot study of this intervention in men, indicating that favourable biological age changes may be achievable in both sexes.”

What did the participants eat?

The women had to enjoy plenty of vegetables, including two cups of dark leafy greens, two cups of cruciferous vegetables, and three cups of colourful vegetables every day.

They were also administered a daily dose of pumpkin and sunflower seeds, half a cup of berries, and half a teaspoon of

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