7 Common Fitness Myths That You Should Forget in 2018

1. Running on a treadmill is safer for your knees than running on asphalt or pavement. Running is a great workout, but it can impact the knees – and since it’s the force of your body weight on your joints that causes the stress, it’s the same whether you’re on a treadmill or on asphalt….

The Truth About These So Called ‘Anti-Cancer Diets’

It seems like just about everything is associated with cancer nowadays. After the recent piece of information that ‘red meat causes cancer’ went viral, I decided to do some research. Obviously, I began investigating foods with anti-cancer properties. While the studies on foods like garlic, fruits, berries, green tea, and other healthy foods being anti-cancer…

A Complete Guide To Using Caffeine For Weight Loss And Energy Boosts

Caffeine is the most widely used performance enhancer, nootropic and fat burning drug ever known to humanity. It is an alkaloid compound which is found in tea and coffee plants. Caffeine is most commonly consumed for its stimulatory effects on the central nervous system which helps boost your alertness and eliminate your drowsiness. We gym-goers…

10 Undeniable Reasons to Love Strength Training

Strength training is exercise that uses resistance to strengthen and condition the musculoskeletal system, improving muscle tone and endurance. Physiologically, the benefits of consistent strength training include an increase in muscle size and tone, increased muscular strength, and increases in tendon, bone, and ligament strength. Lifting weights has also been shown to improve psychological health…

Muscle Soreness

What is it and How to Prevent It? Working out can result in muscle soreness. While muscle soreness may sound simple enough, it can actually occur for a variety of reasons. Typically, muscle soreness is the result of lactic acid that builds up in the muscles during a workout. If you fail to stretch properly…

Cardio Done Correctly

Definition of Cardio: Cardiovascular fitness refers to the ability of your heart, lungs and organs to consume, transport and utilize oxygen. The maximum volume of oxygen your body can consume and use is your VO2 Max. When you exercise regularly, you can increase your cardiovascular fitness as your heart becomes more efficient at pumping blood…

Unorthodox Diet Strategies – Intermittent Fasting

Although starving yourself is a terrible way to lose weight, there is one overlooked variation of starvation that can in fact, help you lose weight very safely and effectively. It’s called intermittent fasting (IF). IF involves fasting for a particular amount of time per day, usually around 14-16 hours, and eating only during the remaining…