Occasionally missing a workout session will not have much of an affect your endurance or strength. It is good to give your muscles a proper recovery and a break from training, but it is only necessary one or two days a week.
When training for an endurance event, it is important to keep in mind what types of foods you are consuming. Be mindful of the amount of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats you are putting into your body and also remember it is extremely important to stay hydrated.
Balance is an essential aspect to any exercise program. Your trainer is most likely incorporating balance into your exercise routine without you even knowing it. Balance training is particularly important as our bodies age.
One of the elements that we tend to forget about that impacts fitness is sleep. The amount of sleep can affect how well one can perform during exercise.
It’s summertime, which means grilling every weekend (at least at my house it does). It seems like at the end of every weekend I have 1 or 2 leftover brats that didn’t get thrown on the grill.
Overtraining means that a person exercises at an intensity, quantity and duration that is more than his body can recover from. Overtraining happens when there's a pattern of repeated, excess exercise without proper rest intervals.
This watermelon salad is something my mom makes every summer when watermelons are in season. The combination of sweet and juicy watermelon, with salty feta cheese and crunchy fennel is really wonderful.
A person will see gains in muscle mass regardless of weather they decide to add more weight or more reps.
This recipe caught my eye because I love shrimp. It’s a great protein option to keep in the freezer because it’s super quick to thaw out and cook when you don’t have a ton of time.
For those who can not tolerate dairy products or just do not prefer them there is hope to get calcium in your diet.