Wednesday, 18 December 2019
In this article - The keto diet is a firm favourite because it is easy to follow and effective. More formally known as the ketogenic diet, this diet encourages you to get more calories from protein and fat, and less from carbohydrates.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
In this article - Sarah explains how to increase protein synthesis for better muscle growth.
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
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In this article - Arms and how you use them can have a positive or negative effect on stride rate, stride length, ground forces and energy consumption. While arm action is not the only technical aspect of running you need to work on, it is the one most ignored – and to run well everything must be working perfectly
In this article - A team must have the same goals and work together to achieve them, but I'm most interested in the third factor – social needs. Isn't fun and enjoyment the prime reason why we participate in sport? That surely is a social need. Being with friends or others of similar interest and motivation is a social need.
In this article - What makes a good coach? What is expected of a coach? Why do you want to coach? These are questions you should ask yourself and keep asking yourself as you progress through your coaching career. And they should be answered in the context of a coaching philosophy.
In this article - Participating and representing your country or region in a largescale sporting event is one of the biggest dreams for any sportsperson. The exposure, fame, and limelight that such events bring you are unparalleled. If you are someone who aspires to make it big in the sports world and are new to large scale sporting events, here are a few tips that will help you prep up.
In this article - The majority of people will put on between 5 and 7 lbs this winter, according to Lawrence J. Cheskin, MD. It is not just winter that is bad for your waistline, as gaining extra weight often tends to creep on during autumn, too. When the number on your scales start to creep up, you are at an increased risk of developing a serious illness, so you must adjust your workouts and lifestyle to suit the changing weather.
In this article - Whether you have just signed up to the gym or you are a long-term fitness fanatic, getting some help and support along the way can be a huge help. When it comes to hiring a fitness coach, there are tons of reasons why they can be beneficial in helping you achieve your fitness goals. Whether it is for athletic or sports-driven purposes, or you are looking to lose weight, here are just a few benefits that only a fitness coach can provide.
In this article - Now the colder months are approaching, you will find yourself staying in a lot more, which will most likely involve missing your regular gym sessions. If you hate the cold but want to carry on exercising, there are plenty of ways to get fit without having to leave the warmth of your home. Take a look at these top tips which will help you maintain your physique whatever the weather.
In this article - Times have changed, and now gaming is finding its place under the professional sun, disrupting traditional ideas, just like freelancing crushed the conventional corporate model. Nevertheless, some concerns regarding gaming are still valid enough to call for an objective view of the gaming world and how it fits within today's global push for making healthier and sustainable life choices.
In this article - Becoming an athlete is impossible without a rigorous workout routine. Extensive weight training, muscle-building workouts, circuits, and other intense exercises play a key role in the required muscle building process of an athletic body. Having that said, these workouts and exercises come with their own set of challenges in the form of muscle soreness, stresses, and even injuries. It is extremely important that you address your muscle soreness and allow your body to recover before you start your next workout cycle.
In this article - An estimated 29% of adults in the UK are classified as obese, representing an increase of 3% from 2016 figures. Obesity has serious physical and mental implications for those who are affected. Finding sustainable ways to combat the prevalence of obesity is critical to reduce the health burden on economies, improve the health of people, and enhance the quality of life.
In this article - The fact is that you can study and work and still be successful academically. The key to this is managing your day smartly. Smart work, as opposed to hard work, helps students avoid stress and achieve high levels of success with ease.
Monday, 12 August 2019
In this article - The right balance of foods will help boost your energy levels and endurance capabilities as well as help speed up your recovery. Eating healthy on a budget while training can be difficult due to the increased calorie demand, in this article are some tips to help you sustain adequate nutrition at a low cost.
In this article - Whether you are an aspiring professional bodybuilder or simply want to look your best, chances are you are always looking for the newest and most effective products to help you achieve your goals. Several studies have shown that CBD can be beneficial for bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts.
In this article - Men start facing low levels of testosterone in their 40's and as they enter 50's, they will experience symptoms such as reduced libido, decreased muscle mass, the decline in energy, weight surplus, impotence, and anaemia. The decrease in testosterone levels is a natural part of ageing, however, several treatments are available that can help men restore low levels.
In this article - Confidence and high self-esteem have always been promoted as the best, most important aspect of one's personality, for numerous positive reasons. Of course, when you are playing football that good, you might as well confuse yourself with a higher being, but is such high self-esteem always good to have in sports? Let us find out.
Saturday, 27 July 2019
In this article - The right balance of foods will help boost your energy levels and endurance capabilities as well as help speed up your recovery. Eating healthy on a budget while training can be difficult due to the increased calorie demand, below are some tips to help you sustain adequate nutrition at a low cost.
In this article - Exercise such as weightlifting contributes to a temporary increase in testosterone levels. Usually, young men will experience higher levels due to exercising than old men. Similarly, weight loss exercises such as a cardiovascular exercise can bring down the extra weight, consequently increasing the levels of testosterone.
In this article - While traditionally cannabis has been labelled as the drug choice for slackers and layabouts, many athletes use this substance in many different forms, as it can boost both their performance while also helping them recover after a heavy workout.
In this article - Today's parents struggle to help their kids make healthy life choices and stick to healthy lifestyle habits. Every parent knows the struggle of convincing their child to eat all their vegetables, get outdoors and exercise instead of playing on the computer and respect their sleeping schedules.
In this article - quitting alcohol, just like quitting any other habit can be difficult but definitely not impossible. However, the amount of effort that you need to put into quitting depends on how seriously addicted you are. Nevertheless, regardless of the degree of your alcohol addiction, quitting it is not impossible and can be easily done if you follow these tips.
Friday, 5 July 2019
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Monday, 17 June 2019
In this article - No one wants to be in the jungle of medical debt or health-related debt, to say the least. It is not a choice that people look forward to. The cost associated with the treatment of sudden illness or any unexpected surgery can easily cripple the budget of a family. However, there are some of the programs available, which can often ease out this strain of just dealing with the medical debt right now and always.
Friday, 14 June 2019
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Thursday, 9 May 2019
In this article - The benefits of caffeine on sports performance are undeniable, these benefits are only reaped when caffeine is taken strategically. When taken in the right amounts at the right times, using a method appropriate for the athlete's body, caffeine can significantly boost the athlete's performance.
Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
In this article - Preventing and fighting against workout fatigue all comes down to nutrition. Proper athlete nutrition before and after exercise is key in not only enhancing your workout but finding the motivation and strength to continue exercising. So what is the easiest way to get this nutrition all at once?
Monday, 22 April 2019
In this article - One fitness injury that can severely impact a training routine is a stress fracture in the foot. Many athletes think of shin splints as the primary stress fracture to be concerned about, however, the repercussions of developing a stress fracture in the foot can be just as consequential.
Thursday, 18 April 2019
Saturday, 13 April 2019
In this article - Sleep has to be a full partner in any fitness/health plan. Because, as it turns out, sleep affects most of your body's systems, including appetite control, muscle strength, and the immune system. However, a staggering 28% to 44% of adults in the United States get less than the recommended seven to nine hours. Here is how sleep impacts your fitness and how you can improve your sleep cycle.
In this article - Having healthy nutrition may be quite a challenge for most college students. This is often due to their tight schedule, budget or some are just too rigid to leave their comfort zone. With time, they realize how beneficial it is for their wellbeing.
In this article - Have you been hired for a coaching job? Or have you just been handed your daughter's little league team and wished good luck? Coaching can be a daunting task, but we have compiled a list of proven techniques that can make a world of difference in how well you connect with your players and how much effort you can get out of them. It really only takes a few basic skills that can make you a very effective coach at any level.
Monday, 25 March 2019
In this article - Is creatine safe or is it the victim of so-called fake news? In this ingredient spotlight, we are going to examine all of the benefits associated with creatine supplementation, all of the side effects, and we will help you to decide for yourself whether creatine monohydrate is a supplement that you should be using.
In this article - While hayfever cannot be cured by diet, there are steps you can take to help you manage your symptoms so they cause the least disruption to your exercise plan possible. Upping your Vitamin C intake can help you reduce the amount of histamine in the blood, and eating natural decongestants like ginger can help reduce inflammation. A diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods like berries, avocados and oily fish can also help you manage your symptoms.
In this article - You might be one of the thousands of students who are considering to get into sports once you are accepted in college. This is common because a lot of college athletes are able to reap plenty of benefits compared to those who are not into sports. On the other hand, there are those who hesitate in signing up on the university's basketball or soccer team because they think that it can be a conflict in their studies.
In this article - Students already have their plates full of work to do under limited time when in college. It is hard enough to juggle studying for their examinations, meeting strict deadlines with their term papers and balancing their social lives, so much so that including exercise to this list may seem like another added chore to the already stringent schedule. However, with proper planning and time management, staying active when in college helps students reap more health benefits that will improve their lifestyle and studies immensely.
In this article - For decades, athletes and doctors have seen the positive effects of applying something as simple as an ice pack to an injury like a sprained ankle - a modulation in swelling, temporary pain relief, decreased inflammation, and even a sped-up recovery. The science behind how the body reacts to the local application of cold, however, is continuing to evolve. Do not miss this essential guide to the physiological effects of cryotherapy.
In this article - Yoga is an ancient practice that aims to connect the mind, body and spirit. It can be incredibly beneficial for your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing. The best part is it can be practised by all ages, and you do not even need to attend an expensive yoga class. Many people enjoy yoga in the comfort of their own home with just a yoga matt and a few rehearsed moves.
In this article - Practicing sports is related to decreasing stress levels. When you work out, your body releases hormones that make you feel relaxed and help you deal better with everyday life struggles. That is why experts believe that playing sport is crucial for every college student.
In this article - Adding alcohol to your workout routine does more than just make the gym more entertaining. There are a whole host of reasons to exercise with a glass of beer or wine in hand. Alcohol can help to enhance your workout on every angle, from improving your performance to providing motivation.
In this article - Statistics show that knee problems are prevalent; they are the second most common joint injuries with spinal injuries taking the first spot. As such, the need for people to know what to do so that they can avoid or lower the risk of knee troubles is paramount.
In this article - Being good at sports while you are studying can give you the qualities that can be very important later in your life. Most of the students want to know how to be good at sports and if there are tips and tricks that they can do in order to be one of the best players in their school. If you are one of them, then this article is for you.
In this article - Exam time is synonymous with stressful living and ironically, the last thing that ever crosses our minds is how to stay fit and healthy during this tumultuous time. This can be attributed to the fact that the majority of us are procrastinators and we always wait for the last minute to get things done. As a result, we would rather sacrifice our health, burning the midnight oil to achieve those coveted grades. However, does pulling all-nighters and surviving on junk food make us more exam ready, as opposed to healthy living?
In this article - If you know what you are doing and you stick to realistic goals, nothing can stop you from achieving your desired figure. We have listed down some of the best ways for women to lose weight that can help you lose weight dramatically. Some of these tried and tested techniques come from women who have lost more than 100 pounds!
In this article - Chances are that if you are already tired from the difficult student life, you should be going for an exercise actually to sleep better and eventually rest. That is how exercising works; it lifts your body's physics to the maximum in order to provide the best for the mental part of your health. This may sound weird to the majority of you reading this article but bear with me.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
In this article - Choosing the perfect sports water bottle is no easy task. Especially when there are so many on the market. First, think about what you will be using the bottle for. If you are a keen hiker, a water bottle that can be clipped to a carabiner is super handy and if you want a bottle for the gym you might want a sports cap. While cyclists will want to think about the size of their bike cage.
In this article - Do you just hate it when you run out of energy midway through an athletic sport? What if you could improve your performance? It would be great, would it not? Now, you are probably thinking that to improve your performance, you need to hit the gym or spend tons of money. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Improving your performance is an easy thing to do. Do not believe it? Here then are simple tricks that may change your mind
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
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Tuesday, 1 January 2019
In this article: Most people who opt for strength training programs try to follow the tempo training regimes but more often than not it backfires because people are not aware of how exactly tempo training works. Here are a few key things that you need to know if you are planning to opt for tempo training.