so you have decided to do it: train and run in a upcoming marathon. You figured with the right exercise regimen, time and dedication, you will be able to cross this off your bucket list. You spend hours researching how to manage your time and workout plan so that you can build up the stamina … Continue reading How to eat when training for a marathon – Nutrition for endurance athletes
Not everyone out there is trying to lose weight. Gaining or regaining weight can be a real challenge; it can be just as hard as losing weight. Although being lean can often be healthy, being underweight can be a concern if it’s the result of poor nutrition or a medical condition, or if you have … Continue reading Tips for Gaining Weight the Health Way
1.Make the right changes. When cutting back on heart-risky foods, such unhealthy fats, it’s important to replace them with healthy alternatives. Replacing animal fats with vegetable fats—such as ditching butter for olive oil—can make a positive difference to your health. But switching animal fats for refined carbohydrates, e.g bacon with a donut—won’t do anything to … Continue reading How to reduce your sugar intake?
Are you unable to enjoy your morning jogs because of those irritating itches that bother you? Are these recurring itches the reason you stopped jogging altogether? Itchy legs when running or runner’s itch is a common condition and it affects most people. What Is Runner’s Itch? Runner’s itch is an itching sensation that mostly … Continue reading Causes Of Itchy Leg During Running Or Walking
Why is it important to Stretch? We can not emphasize enough how important it is to stretch all your muscle groups on a daily basis. We all seem to be focused on cardiovascular workouts and strength training – which is great! However, when it comes to stretching there are very few who understand the importance … Continue reading Why is it important to Stretch?
If sleep were a credit card company, many of us would be in deep trouble. Medical evidence suggests that for optimum health and function, the average adult should get seven to nine hours of sleep daily. But more than 60% of women regularly fall short of that goal. Although each hour of lost slumber goes … Continue reading Why sleep is important to your health and how to repair sleep deprivation effects.
The jump squat is a full-body exercise that requires no equipment and primarily works the legs and midsection — specifically, the gluteus maximus, hamstrings, abdominals, quadriceps and calves — by alternately stretching and contracting the muscles, Correct performance can help athletes in numerous sports. For example, it can improve the vertical jump in basketball and … Continue reading Jump Squat
Fruits are rich in fiber and vitamins. But not many people know when to eat fruit right time, before or after meals? There are so many benefits gained by eating the fruit regularly. fruit is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and most importantly the fruit dyes (phytochemicals) as an antioxidant. Fruit is a tool for … Continue reading When is the Right Time to Eat Fruit? Before or After Eating
Benefit #1: Discomfort Relief When someone has to carry around extra weight, the likelihood of being active drops. Losing even 5 to 10% of your body weight will aid in lessening various aches and pains associated with not being active. The extra weightcauses more strain on the joints, bones and muscles, causing them to work harder than normal … Continue reading 5 benefits of maintaining a healthy body weight.
How do you sift out what is the truth, fad or plain fraudulent? Key indicators * Does it offer a lot of magical cures and promises without too much effort in the program *Does it require you to perform some obscure exercise or eating habits *Does the programme mention starvation or abstinence from certain foods? … Continue reading When it comes to Weight Loss,how do you sift out what is the truth, fad or plain fraudulent?