No doubt, many people, men and women included are increasingly building their muscles. Today, it not surprising to find people registered at the nearest gym or having exercise equipment in their homes. Some colleges and even offices have on-site gyms. And I bet even you, exercise regularly. But do you belong to that category of people who have still not been able to build their muscles? Those people who claim to have been building their muscles for about 1 to 2 years, yet there is still no result. Maybe you all have been making some muscle building mistakes and that’s why there is no result yet.Read More
Sometimes you really want to keep fit but you lack access to a nearby gym. Or better still, you do not have in your home state-of-the-art equipment to help you keep fit. But what if I told you, you can turn your home into a gym still. How? By simply being resourceful. Take a moment and look around your home. Try to imagine the items that can be substituted for exercise equipment. Have you? I bet you have. You would have noticed some items which have been wasting away all because you couldn't put your mind into being creative before now.Read More
For a long time, people have debated on which is more effective between dieting and lifestyle change for either weight loss or keeping healthy. It will, however, shock you to know that the debate is still ongoing. While a lot of people believe that dieting is way better, others have clearly maintained their stand that a lifestyle change comes with tremendous benefits. So which side are you on? I bet you don’t know which side to take yet. And if my guess is right, I think that’s why you are reading this article.Read More
You must have heard a popular saying "you are what you eat" countless times. But have you ever stopped to really think of the true meaning of that saying? Well, I don’t mind telling you. It simply means what you include in your diet will reflect on your health. And that's why today, I will be telling you the importance of protein and fiber in your diet. Protein, especially when consumed with dietary fibers will put you on the pedestal to good health.Read More
Lately, more and more men are getting interested in building muscles. Surprisingly, some women too are interested. Of course, their real aim is to lose fat but then they think why not kill two birds with a stone. But, as you know already, killing two birds with a stone isn't easy. The same way it is almost impossible to build muscle and lose fat at the same time.Read More
Sugars, which are carbohydrates, are a source of energy to the body. However, it's no longer news that majority of what we all consume daily contain sugar either naturally or as an additive. Sugars are commonly eaten as pastries, refined carbs, and quick snacks and so on.
Well, you may be wondering if it’s possible to eat too much sugar especially since your body needs it for energy. The answer is yes. The human body does respond to too much sugar. Howbeit sweet they might be, they pose serious health threat when eaten too much.Read More
Do you want to lose some body fat? Then you may be considering a low carb diet as an option already. But you may be wondering, what is its success rate? The low carb diet has been labeled by many as extreme and fictitious. While others attest that it works wonders. I bet you can't even separate the fact from fiction?Read More
Dietary supplements are commonly taken by people either daily or occasionally. It is believed by many to be an affordable way to stay healthy and keep the doctor away. But have you stopped for a second at any time to ask yourself or anyone at all or even your doctor if you really need them? Because unlike drugs, supplements do not prevent, treat or cure diseases.Read More
Weightlifting is fast becoming a popular strength training among women today. Although it can be strenuous and requires a lot of endurance, women have taken the bull by the horn still. The many options available make it a recommended exercise for women who wish to keep fit. Despite this, many women will still prefer cardio exercises if they are left with a choice. Weightlifting, after all, will make them look muscular.
However, weightlifting doesn't just tone the muscles as it is popularly believed. It does way more than that.Read More
Grains are a commonly eaten food since time immemorial. Today, grains have been made into a variety of processed foods and are commonly eaten as pasta, oatmeal, pastry, cereal, wheat meal and many more. Despite its popularity, however, the truth and myth about grains is still an ongoing debate. While some people believe, the health benefits of grains are exaggerated; many others feel it is a healthy food source.Read More
Do you wish to lose some body fat? Or you want to start a healthy diet? Then you need to set goals for yourself. Weight loss doesn't just happen like magic and neither does physical fitness. Some people believe good health is simply just more of luck. But, that is so not true. To enjoy good health, you have to make intentional choices and set goals for yourself. However, for your goals to be achieved you need a simple strategy. This simple strategy which I call the master plan is what you will incorporate into your daily life to achieve your health goals.Read More
Traveling comes with a lot of stress the same way it can keep you out of your usual element. It can also distort your everyday work out regime. However, depending on where you are visiting whether for business or pleasure or with family or not, finding a way around working out may be difficult. But if staying in shape is one of your utmost priorities while you travel, it is important that you find a way around it. But how? You learn to squeeze out time and improvise when needed. Well, I know that's vague so I have something better, the foolproof workout tips when you travel.Read More
Hormonal balance is important for the proper functioning of the body. However, the chances that every woman will experience a hormonal imbalance at a point in her lifetime are high. This could be due to pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, stress and also rapid weight gain and weight loss. Certain medical conditions, use of hormonal birth control and infections could also lead to a hormonal imbalance in the body.Read More
conversation about fitness is never complete without mentioning high intensity interval training. It is often associated with sweating, panting and a lot of burpees. HIIT is a very specific type of fitness training. HIIT is different from general interval training or high intensity training. With the right implementation, HIIT is a very effective way to work out and see achieve the fitness goals you want.Read More
Okay, by a show of hands, who here wants to reach their fitness goals, have the body of their dreams, and enjoy athleticism and good health? Everyone? Well, of course you do. We all want that. But there’s a problem that we often face: Without the guidance of online personal training, mind-blowing confusion and anxiety arise.
Where do I start? What do I do? What shouldn’t I do? A thousand questions arise. And that’s completely normal; you’re not alone.Read More
Now and then, you hear people say that exercises can help one to lose weight. And then after you must have tried some exercises for a week without result, someone else comes along and tells you exercises will not help you lose weight. To make matters worse, someone might be so blunt to tell you, you are not eating right. The different opinion about exercises, I know is tiring and annoying. Still, you deserve to know the truth about exercises and weight loss.Read More