WOMEN’S TRAINING ACCORDING TO MENSTRUAL CYCLE

The menstrual cycle has a huge influence on a female’s metabolic state and training results. The follicular phase is when women should focus on progress. It’s characterized by a higher tolerance for pain and increasing levels of endurance. Insulin sensitivity is higher during the follicular phase. Her body will be more prone to using carbs … Continue reading

Fitness Diet Plan

The adrenal glands work with the pancreas to balance and regulate blood sugar. When you eat some carbohydrates (sugar), insulin from the pancreas helps to lower blood glucose levels. Yet when you need more sugar in your blood stream, it’s the adrenal responsibility to secrete epinephrine or cortisol to either release some stored sugar (glycogen) … Continue reading

Diet & Fitness

Diet & Fitness

Fruits and vegetables are typically some of the most nutritious foods you can consume; they’re loaded with vitamins, minerals, and free radical fighting .But you’ll want to know where your product came from before you take a bite – many are loaded with pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals you probably don’t want in your body. … Continue reading

High Intensity Interval Training – Good or Bad?

High intensity interval training is basically alternating between a period of high intensity activity, say for 5-60 seconds, and then recovering in-between each set, typically by walking, for a period of time. Yes, these workouts can be very effective at increasing your performance AND your health. They can even increase your aerobic capacity – though … Continue reading

New Myths about Fitness

Myth 1: Exercise increase ageing in elderly people. Fact: Exercise and strength training helps you look and feel younger and stay active longer. Regular physical activity lowers your risk for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s and dementia, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and obesity. Myth 2: Elderly people shouldn’t exercise. They … Continue reading

Facts about Obesity

WHEN WE ARE BORN, WE HAVE THE REQUIRED FAT CELLS IN THE BODY..FAULTY EATING HABITS LEAD TO DIVISON OF THESE FAT CELLS AND THEY MAKE A CHAIN LIKE  A B C D  E F… AS THEU INCREASE THEY GO FROM SAY A TOE ORF.. WHEN OBESE PEOPLE TRY TO LOSE WEIGHT, THE FAT CELLS CANNOT … Continue reading

Fat Loss Vs. Weight Loss

Mass is the quantity of matter contained in a body, while weight is the force by which the body is pulled to the centre of the earth. Mass is an intrinsic property of a body, as it remains the same everywhere in the universe. Weight is variable due    to change in the magnitude of the … Continue reading

Importance of Exercise during Pregnancy

Years ago, doctors recommended very little activity during pregnancy as it was thought to be harmful for the baby.  We now know that exercise during pregnancy is very healthy and safe for both the mother and the baby.  However, that doesn’t mean that every pregnant mother is going to feel like hitting the gym everyday … Continue reading