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In order to achieve the maximum possible effect of the workouts, nutrition before, during, and after workouts must be as good as possible. It must provide the body with enough energy to help one go through the workouts and it must provide more than enough building blocks for regeneration and recovery.
Published: February 20, 2021.
During winter we often find ourselves in situations where we want to have a workout or some sort of physical activity in rather cold weather. There are few things that we have to think about during such conditions, but all in all, why not ...?
Updated: February 9, 2021.
If a health enthusiast is looking for an exercise that includes most muscles, rowing is certainly worth considering. One doesn’t have to be a competitive rower so as to get the benefits of rowing. One can use a rowing machine in one’s home to get the amazing benefits of rowing machine workouts.
Rowing machines are also called ergometers or just ergs. They use up to 86% of one’s muscles and thus strengthen and tone muscles, and help endurance. They also provide some incredible benefits to the heart and lungs.
Published: January 15, 2021.
When compared with upright exercise bikes, recumbent bikes have many benefits and are more and more found not only at commercial gyms but also at home gyms.
Benefits of recumbent bikes include more comfortable exercises, more muscles worked, more stable exercise machines, easier access, etc.
There are many recumbent bikes on the market, here are reviews and recommendations of a few of them, including the top 5 recumbent bikes.
Updated: December 9, 2020.
Post-workout whey protein shake should be the first meal consumed right after the workout in order to help with recovery and regeneration.
As such, it should contain the most important nutrients in the form of high-quality, fast-digesting whey protein and fast carbs in order to speed up digestion and insulin response.
Published: November 9, 2020.
Cabbage Soup Diet is a weight loss diet based on the consumption of a low-calorie cabbage soup over a period of seven days. There are several versions of this diet based on different, but similar soup recipes and there are even recipes with different main ingredients.
Claimed weight loss of 10lbs (4.5 kg) or even more during a single week, but ...
Updated: October 30, 2020.
Indoor cycling bikes are some of the most popular cardio exercise machines, not only for home gyms, or cycling enthusiasts. Exercise bikes are practically mandatory in every decent commercial gym.
Spinning exercise bikes allow the users to mimic the outdoors ride in the great detail, ensuring that when the time of outdoor rides comes, the rider will be ready to go.
Also, exercise bikes help other athletes to burn extra calories, and increase strength and stamina, especially during the periods of bad weather, allergies, and other similar health issues.
Updated: October 19, 2020.
Many people don’t have time to go to the gym and workout there regularly. Nonetheless, they have a desire to become and stay fit, even if that means working out at home.
Working out at home doesn’t require home gym exercise machines, barbells, adjustable dumbbells, benches, and other expensive and not so expensive exercise equipment – good will is enough for a good start.
Published: September 30, 2020.
Choosing proper protein supplements is not easy, especially with all those manufacturers literally screaming about their products and how they are good for you and better than their competition.
Updated: September 19, 2020.
Rowing can burn a tremendous amount of calories, especially when one is in good shape. Strength and stamina obtained rowing is very important for many other sports, especially when rowing is combined with running sessions and gym workouts.
Published: June 11, 2020.
High protein bars are excellent meal replacement bars that can be consumed in countless situations instead of meals based on the real food. They can be consumed for breakfasts, as daily snacks, before workouts, during workouts, after workouts, etc.
Note that these are 'high protein bars' and not some high-sugar candy bars labeled as 'protein bars' - these bars taste good, but they are not as good as candies...
Published: March 25, 2020
Strong immune system protects one from various diseases and illnesses, allowing the person to continue to function fully even though other people are struggling with their health.
Even if the person gets sick, duration of sickness and recovery are much shorter when compared with other people. So, how do we improve our immune system?
Published: March 20, 2020.
With all the commercial gyms being closed, many trainees wonder how they can train at home with minimum equipment, if any, at their disposal.
Organizing workouts at home is easy and one requires so little space and gear. However, having few items can be of great help ...
Published: March 18, 2020.
What is better – full body gym workouts or split gym workouts? This is one of the most asked questions we got from the novice trainees, regardless if they are starting to workout in the commercial gym or at home. Problem is that this is the question without right or wrong answer.
Published: February 28, 2020.
Cheat meals and cheat days during dieting are meals or periods when you consume food that is not strictly calorie restricted or you consume food that you generally avoid during 'normal' dieting.
Depending on type of your diet, cheating can be just single meal or full day (12-24 hour period). Usually, cheat meal or cheat day is once a week, usually at weekend.
Updated: February 21, 2020.
Fat burning foods are foods that help us in getting rid of unwanted body fat. Choosing this kind of food help us feeling full and satiated, without consuming plenty of calories. On the other hand, relying only on these foods lead to malnutrition, loss of strength, weak immune system etc.
Published: February 14, 2020.
Best ellipticals under $1000 offer excellent value for the money spent, coming with many features not found on the cheaper models, and introducing the user to the features often found on more expensive $1000+ home ellipticals and even commercial elliptical machines.
These units feature sturdy construction, large number of exercise programs, very smooth operation, can accommodate more heavier users, they are very gentle on the joints, have better warranty conditions etc.
Published: January 28, 2020.
Compact home gyms or compact home gym exercise machines are great workout choice for people not having much room to spare, but want to exercise at the privacy of their homes.
Compact home gyms should offer the trainee a safe and comfortable workout environment, helping the user increase the stamina and muscle strength.
Published: January 10, 2020.
Ellipticals under $500 are very popular cardio exercise machines, offering good value for the money spent.
Although these units lack features found at more expensive ellipticals, they are stronger and sturdier than cheaper, under $300 units. Ellipticals under $500 offer sturdy construction, large number of exercise programs, can accommodate more heavier users, have better warranty conditions etc.
Updated: January 4, 2020.
Many people wonder what to eat to stay fit or what to eat for a good diet - in modern world food is available on every corner in the form of some fast food meal or similar.
Likewise, many products are advertised as 'low fat', 'low sugar' or '95% fat free' or similar, but in reality 'low fat' foods are usually loaded with simple sugars, 'low sugar' foods are filled with saturated fat, '95% fat free' means that remaining 5% are pure fat of ...
Almost every day supplement companies announce new 'miracle' weight loss supplements in the form of dieting pills promising desired dreams in no time, at acceptable prices. Such marketing campaigns are well organized and thoroughly prepared with having only one goal - make money to those companies.
Having said that, are those companies really evil, are those pills worthless, or there are some truth in claims that those pills actually work?!
Physical activity during hot weather represents great stress for human body - running, cycling, hiking, swimming or just physically working can be demanding for the body, but when done in hot weather, can be even very dangerous ...
Are you over 40? Or you are at least, very close? Do you wonder if you have seen more days on Earth, than you have days ahead of you? Do the ladies and gents in the gym approach you with 'Excuse me, Sir/Madam ...'? Well, welcome to the 40+ club... :)
Many people avoid completely eating fruits or significantly decrease fruit consumption on a low calorie diet. If you are on a Keto Diet or any similar diet with decreased carbohydrate intake, it is obvious that fruits are avoid on low carbohydrate days. But on a days when carbohydrates are allowed, in at least moderation, fruits should be consumed freely. Of course, even then, adjust the amounts according to your needs.
Who doesn’t like to go to the beach, take the shirt off and show off with carved six pack abs? Every day we are bombarded with various training routines and sport supplements that promise us six pack abs and athletic body in just several weeks.
However, there is a ONE single exercise that has shown to be the most effective exercise in acquiring six pack abs and that is ...