Forget the low-carb stuff and read how to eat well and empower your weight training exercise at the same time. It's low-fat, low-sugar, high-fiber eating and it works.
Know how to lift with good form, and know how to stay safe in the gym -- both will improve your training outcomes by protecting you from injury and ensuring optimal training effect.
This fat loss program includes a combination of weights, aerobics and bootcamp style high intensity training. It's not an easy program and you may have to work up to it progressively over time. But it will give you guaranteed fat loss with good muscle maintenance over time, especially if you stick to the nutrition program as well.
If you thought the Achilles was troublesome, then for athletes and heavy exercisers, especially runners of all types, the hamstring muscles are equally problematic. These powerful muscles at the back of the thigh generate high tensions and sometimes tear, often very badly. See how they work and what you can do to strengthen them.
Injuries to the Achilles tendon are common in sports and athletic endeavor, and also occur as injuries in the wider population. Read about the Achilles tendon, what it does, where it is, and how to respond to injury.
Qualifications, training experience, personal fitness and sports experience, personnel skills -- all these things might contribute to a good personal trainer. Ask a few questions to get the right person for you.
In recent years, the occurrence of sudden death from cardiovascular causes in young athletes has been given prominence. It seems that these athletes may have a genetic defect or susceptibility that makes such incidents more likely to occur. Pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes has been proposed.
Yet this is only one aspect of pre-participation screening if you are embarking on a regular program of physical activity, especially if you are just starting out, or have a known health condition -- at any age.
You can pay a high price for fitness with gym, health club and trainer fees, or you can make do with a range of simple home programs with low-cost equipment. Here's what to look for:
Protein shakes have become a part of the nutritional culture of bodybuilders and weight trainers. We need some extra protein to support hard training and to maintain muscle. Many overdo it, but ultimately protein shakes are fun, can be nutritious, and the variety is limited only by your imagination. A few words of warning if you make your own: stick to standard, well-established, safe ingredients and foods and supplements. Don't use some exotic material that some web site selling supplements promises will give you amazing results -- at a high cost of course.
Hit every muscle in the arms with this isolation workout targeting upper and lower arms.