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  • Weigh Training Over 65 Years Benefits Brain

    Weight Training Over 65 Years Benefits Brain

    We all know that exercising keeps our muscles from shrinking, but scientists at the University of British Columbia examined how weight training impacts our brains. A preliminary experiment specifically examining the relationship between resistance training and brain health discovered that regular weigh lifting sessions could slow age-related shrinking of white matter, a material that connects different regions of the brain and allows them […] More

  • Workout Plateau? Try These 6 Things

    Workout Plateau? Try These 5 Things

    You’re spending hours in the gym several times a week but lately you have the feeling that your fitness progress have stalled. If you think you’ve hit a workout plateau, try these five things. 1 PROPER DIET: When your progress stops, we advise you to first take a look at your diet. Reconsider and evaluate your nutritional plan. Are […] More

  • 4 Tips To Make Home Training More Effective

    4 Tips To Make Home Training More Effective

    A great challenge facing those who’ve made effort and taken the time to set up a home gym is making sure that their equipment for home training can fulfill the need for constant progress. The training principle of progressive overload says that the people who train have to increase at least one variable every 1-3 weeks to keep seeing progress. Because […] More

  • Strength and Endurance Simultaneously

    If you want to build strength and endurance simultaneously, combine interval training and weight training. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) includes repetitions of short bouts of high-intensity workout followed by short rest. Endurance training interferes with strength training because it activates different biochemical pathways resulting in improvements in either endurance or strength or endurance. HIIT is very intense and may not interfere […] More

  • Weight Training Lowers Blood Pressure

    Higher weight training volume triggers greater post-exercise decrease in blood pressure. Weight training and aerobics cause temporary drops in resting blood pressure after exercise, a phenomenon known as post-exercise hypotension. While the possible health benefits of post-exercise hypotension are unknown, some experts have suggested that it might contribute to the effects of exercise in decreasing resting blood pressure. A study from Federal University of […] More

  • 4-Week Weight Training Plan

    4-Week Weight Training Plan

    Want to tone your body and burn fat? What you need is a pair of dumbbells and 30 minutes three times a week. Follow this weight training plan and you’ll see stunning results in just four weeks. Weight training  is just as important for burning fat as cardio exercise. It builds muscle, which in turn increases your metabolic rate, which […] More

  • What's the Best Time for Weight Lifting?

    What’s the Best Time for Weight Lifting?

    The best part of the day for weight lifting is the afternoon. This is because the afternoon is the time when your muscle strength is at its peak, your body is warm so there’s a lesser risk of injury, and your pain threshold is at its lowest. Sounds good, right? More

  • How to Shift the Belly Fat?

    How to Lose Belly Fat?

    You exercise regularly, eat well, and are in pretty good shape but you just can’t lose belly fat. Here are some useful tips. Every person carries their fat in different places, whether it’s their tummy, bum, hips, thighs or arms. It’s possible that your belly problem is partly genetic—but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be helped by a really good […] More

  • Stop Focusing on Losing Weight

    Stop Focusing on Losing Weight

    Are you obsessed with what the scale says? Every day we learn some more facts about that the number displayed when you step on that platform isn’t telling the whole story when it comes to your body and your health. Don’t focus on losing weight but on becoming fitter. A lot of women women decide to […] More

  • Whole-Body Workout to Train for an Obstacle Race

    Whole-Body Workout Routine to Prepare for an Obstacle Race

    Follow this whole-body workout routine to prepare properly for a demanding obstacle race and get better results. WEIGHTED RUN How: Put on an ergonomically fitted backpack stuffed with weighty objects wrapped in soft clothing – instead, you can wear some ankle and wrist weights or a weighted vest – and start running. You can run […] More