A pound of fat is roughly equivalent to 3500 calories. If you’re goal is to lose 1 pound of fat per week you will need to increase you activity levels by 500 calories per day, reduce you caloric intake by 500 calories per day or settle on a combination of the two.
Holiday time! For most of us it means relaxing, parties, outing and permission to eat anything and everything. People often forget the concept of a healthy diet and exercise during holidays. It is important to keep in mind that the amount of weight gained during holidays might be a few pounds, but it is difficult [...]
1. A Multi-Vitamin Why you need it: When eating a diet meant for mass, you will no doubt be targeting the foods that can pack the most calories on from the needed macro-nutrients. In turn this can lead to a deficiency in Micro-nutrients, meaning vitamins and minerals. Such a deficiency can impair optimum functioning of [...]
Wintertime seems to breed illness and disease, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Keep your family safe this winter from the flu by prevention. Prevention is the key to happiness and healthiness during this cold and flu season. Thousands of people are hospitalized every year because of the flu, and several thousand people [...]
Celiac disease, also called celiac sprue, nontropical sprue, and gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a condition that causes an extreme reaction to the ingestion of gluten. When someone with celiac disease consumes gluten, the immune system overreacts and damages the small intestine. Celiac disease may be diagnosed in adulthood, but it is often diagnosed in infancy and [...]
Do I have to be a member at a health club to get fit?
If you hate commuting to your health club after commuting to work, or a health club membership is too expensive, you can still get...
How can I gain a lot of weight in one week?
Weight loss/gain is caused by an deficiency or surplus of calories when compared to those burned. It takes about 3,500 calories to...
How do I gain weight?
The first step to gaining weight is to set up a plan to do so A solid plan can and will go a long way. A good plan will keep you ...
When working out, should I load up on supplements?
A dietary supplement, also known as a food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement a diet an...
Can my age make a difference in a weight training program?
I am not sure if this question is asked in relation to being young or older, therefore, I'll address both ends of the spectrum. (O...
4 Guiding Principles To Getting Ahead – Creative Visualisation
Creative visualisation dismisses the view that words of affirmation and self-actualisation tenets by themselves are powerful tools...
2 Tasty Healthy Recipes Can Make Fat Loss
After making the decision to go on a fat loss diet to strip off those last few pounds that just won't seem to budge, the painful r...
Super Toning Training Routine
This routine is such that you must be prepared for hard training and you should ensure that your health is of such that you may em...
Hardgainers Muscle Building Supplementation
Being a hardgainer can be extremely frustrating. The hard work you put in at the gym and dinner table can at times seem to take fo...
The home gym and home exercises
If you are like me, you may prefer to exercise at home rather than belonging to a health club or gym. And, there are many exercise...