Want a SIX PACK? and we're not talking beer or soda!!! There’s no doubt that shredded abs are one of the most desired fitness objectives. Abs might be challenging to achieve, but it’s not unattainable if the right steps are taken. All you need to do is follow these manageable fat burning, muscle building methods, in the gym and in the kitchen, and you'll be on your way to a SIX PACK!!! Here's your 4 Steps to 6 Pack ABS # 1 – Take A Snapshot Of Your Diet If a basic prescription for acheiving a six pack is 75% diet and 25%working out, you’ve got to itemize what [...]
Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight? The onslught of obesity as a whole has become increasingly concerning. In just a short period of time, we have transformed from a relatively fit population to one that is exploding at the seams. From 1980 to 1991 obesity rose in men 8% to a total of 21% and 9% in women to a total of 26% of the total population . In a single year from 1999 to 2000 the obesity rate skyrocketed to 28% of men and 34% of women. To put this into perspective, the obesity rate in 1960 was less than 1% of [...]
If you're a sports enthusiast, you need to keep up the proper nutrition to maintain stamina. Stamina, by definition, means to sustain long periods of physical or mental exertion. This involves not just the ability to ensure prolonged incidents of cardio workouts, but improving on your strength training as well. If you've been feeling a little sluggish during your games or workouts and are looking to increase your athletic endurance and stamina, check out the following five tips.
Whether you are a hardcore athlete looking to boost your performance or a bodybuilding hoping to maximize your fitness routine, odds are that you have given the workout supplements a thought. With a variety of supplements on the market, choosing the right one specifically tailored to your body’s needs can often be tricky. It is important to note that while there is no quick fix to enhance your workout, supplements taken over time can help your body to perform better and recover quickly.
Strong is the new skinny, there is no question to it, though putting on muscle is easier said than done. Figuring out your desired body size and creating a workout formula may not be rocket science, but some science is still involved. One should know 4 Ways to Boost Your Muscle Growth. Though it might seem counter intuitive, for muscles to grow they first need to be broken down. This is what happens in weight lifting; creating of the best possible kind of injury to trigger satellite cells to rush at the scene and start the repair. The result is [...]
With the rising popularity and demand for whey protein, many protein powder manufacturers have been found to be “spiking” their protein supplements with cheap amino acids. The problem is that many of these essential amino acids are already found within the raw protein ingredients, meaning that customers may be paying more money for less of what they actually want. With these amino acids showing up as proteins with test results, it is more important than ever for both athletes and fitness enthusiasts to take the necessary steps to ensure their protein supplements are free from amino acid spiking. Why Do [...]
It should be fun getting in shape or staying in shape: lifting weights, doing push-ups, jogging on the treadmill. However, it’s never fun when the muscle aches creep in after the workout. It feels like your body is breaking down, which is exactly what is happening—quite literally. So, that means that your body needs to recover, which doesn’t mean that you can lie on the couch, watch TV, and stuff your face with pizza. Rather, it means that you can do the following things: Get rehydrated It’s important to drink substantial amounts of water during your workout to keep yourself [...]
Even if you find yourself eating right and working out consistently, seeing the rewards of such efforts isn’t always immediate. Often, people who work out regularly find themselves needing more protein in order to build muscle. However, the benefits of a whey protein isolate don’t end with muscle growth, in fact there are a full range of health benefits that can make the addition of a whey protein isolate a healthy choice for your lifestyle. Athletic Performance and Muscle Growth Naturally, several athletes and bodybuilders can benefit from the extra boost in protein thanks to protein powder. Whey protein powder [...]