How much protein should you eat and which foods really pack a punch? Find out how to get all the protein you need and when to up your intake...
Protein is an essential nutrient, responsible for multiple functions in your body, including building tissue, cells and muscle, as well as making hormones and anti-bodies. Everyone needs protein in their diet, but if you do endurance sports or weight training you may need to increase your protein intake, and to factor it into your training routine at
You have probably heard the term "calorie" used a lot. When talking about food, a calorie is a unit of energy that the food supplies to your body. But when talking about physical activity, a calorie is a measure of the energy that your body uses in performing the activity.
Calorie balance is like a scale. To remain in balance and maintain your body weight, the calories you get from foods must be balanced by the calories you use in normal body functions
Many people who want to lose weight often perform long cardiovascular workouts at a low intensity. Many cardio machines also provide guidelines wherein exercise on lower intensities is often named weight loss or fat burning zone. (Usually around 60-70% of Maximum Heart Rate).
Exercise intensity is one of the most important factors that determines if your workout is effective or not. Whether your goal is to lose weight or improve your endurance, you should keep track of your exercise intensity when you want results. For cardio training the most accurate way to measure exercise intensity is the oxygen uptake. However this requires expensive and often cumbersome equipment to be practical in everyday training. Fortunately there are three other ways that can be used
Almost everyone performs strength training for a certain goal. Whether that goal is to get stronger, get larger muscles or lose fat, strength training can help. Achieving those goal does not just depend on the perfect training program but on how often you train as well. Training frequency is an important factor in achieving results. When you train more often with the right (on training frequency adjusted) training program, you will likely get better results. However we all lead busy lives and
Sports massage is a area of sports science that is receiving increased recognition for the benefits it can deliver to the sportsmen and women of all ages and abilities.
It has been well documented that sports massage therapy will help to prevent injuries and loss of mobility, repair and restore mobility and flexibility to injured muscle tissue and boost performance. Generally sports massage treatments will help to maintain a better body condition and extend the overall life of your sporting
Just like everyone perceives the world differently, think differently, react differently; similarly our bodies too demand for workouts that separate us from others differently.
Supposedly the workouts we do or at least think we can do, are just obsessed with the DNA system. They say we work differently for different people. Considering the versatility of the human biology, suggesting a new workout regime for You, You and You too is most likely an
Take the “Work” Out of Workouts with a Fitness Plan that “Fits” You.
You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life, find out how exercise can improve your life.
Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability.
1. Exercise controls weight
Exercise can help
Cardio, short for cardiovascular exercise, is any movement that gets your heart rate up and increases blood circulation.
Learn 5 key benefits of performing cardio right here!
Cardio. For some it's a dreaded word and for others it's a passion they can't get enough of. Either way you look at it though, cardiovascular exercise is one of the key components that should never be left out of a fitness plan.
Cardio, short for cardiovascular exercise