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    5 ways to burn fat

    Burn fat

    For many people looking to improve their exercise regime their main focus in the early days is to burn fat and replace this with muscle. In theory this is quite easy but there are a number of factors to take into consideration such as your body’s metabolism. We will now take a look at the five top ways to burn fat and improve your health and fitness which fit hand in hand with regular exercise. Avoid constant use of scales

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    The Fat Burn Zone – fact or fiction?

    The Fat Burn Zone

    Those who undertake exercise regimes will no doubt have heard of the Fat Burn Zone which has been discussed in great detail over the years. Some experts swear blind that it exists while others suggest it is a myth which has somehow become “reality” in the minds of many people. So, the Fat Burn Zone, is it fact or is it fiction? What is the Fat Burn Zone? The general understanding is that by working out between 55% and 65%

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    Nutrients & Sports Injuries

    Nutrients & Sports Injuries

    As we push ourselves to lift more and take on more complex workouts, sports injuries become a very real risk — even with the best technique. Nobody likes time off training, but fortunately there are steps you can take to ensure your body is working optimally, reducing your risk of injury and making sure you recover as quickly as possible. The importance of nutrition should not be underestimated — as Pharma Nord explains. Fatty acids We can get omega 3

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    Why do I need to exercise?

    We all know we have to exercise, we all know exercise is good for us but why to we need to exercise? What does exercise do for our body, mind and soul? Yes, these subjects may be a little deep to be talking about today but they are worth thinking about. Have you ever asked yourself, why do I need to exercise? Prevent diseases We know from various research programmes that regular exercise not only improves your physical fitness and

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    Using adrenaline to improve your fitness regime

    Finding a balance between endurance and over doing it, is vital.

    While we are all probably aware of adrenaline, how much do you really know about this special hormone? Epinephrine, to give adrenaline its official name, is a hormone which is secreted by the adrenal glands and prompts a “fight or flight” response. The body is prompted to create adrenaline in times of both mental and physical stress. So, if you are having a good exercise routine in the gym then there is every chance adrenaline will kick in and help

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    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    The idea of exercising to keep fit, lose weight and build up your muscle tone is something that many people aspire towards. It is not necessarily the exercise itself which is challenging but the mental strength needed to keep going and the focus required to get there. We will now look at some simple techniques to increase your mental strength and focus which will give you more “headroom” to concentrate on exercise. Mental strength When we talk of mental strength

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    Steps to avoid weight gain in the winter

    The Fat Burn Zone

    As the days get colder and the evenings darker, it is going to become increasingly tempting to start comfort eating while curling up on the sofa to help stave off those winter blues. The good news is that with a little effort and self-motivation, it’s actually not too difficult to avoid that somewhat inevitable winter weight gain. The science behind the winter weight gain The main reason behind the winter weight gain is the combination of eating more and exercising

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    Common Risk Factors for Knee Pain When Weightlifting

    Nutrients & Sports Injuries

    Weightlifting is a great way to get your body into shape, though you will push it to the limits in order to do so. When you lift weights, you put intense pressure on certain parts of your body including your core, your lower back, your arms and your knees. When you injure your knees, you will likely experience pain and swelling, and you may find it difficult to walk as well. There are various factors that could cause you to

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    4 Things That Are Destroying Your Workout Performance and Your Health

    4 Things That Are Destroying Your Workout Performance and Your Health

    You might be hitting the gym five times a week, sweating a lot, and constantly having sore muscles but still not seeing any progress with your workout performance. Even worse, you might be putting your health in danger without even knowing it and all of that just because of the few details you’re not getting right when preparing for a workout or right after it. However, changing these things in your everyday routine can make a real difference, so make

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    Should We Buy Organic Protein?

    Should We Buy Organic Protein?

    Protein is the key to building muscles successfully. It is useful if you are into bodybuilding, athletics, weightlifting, or any other activity that involves strenuous labor. Without quality protein intake, you will suffer many problems if you try to get involved in any such activity. Your body will be unprepared for the demanding physical activity without effective support of the protein. How much protein do you need? What type of protein should you take? What is the best source of

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