Weight loss can be a sensitive and complicated subject, and there are many strongly held feeling on both sides of the fence - especially where obesity is concerned. Many who are not affected themselves are quick to judge and preach, often influenced by reports in popular media.
I’m currently studying for
Have you ever managed to lift really heavy one week and then the next, struggled to complete the same exercise using the same weight? It’s really easy to get frustrated if you don’t understand the changes that occur to your body during your menstrual cycle.
So often, this topic is not
There is still an assumption that doing long bouts of steady-state cardio is the best way to burn body fat. Cardio is not a bad thing and it depends on what your goals are, but if you are only working at a continuous steady pace you are limiting the effectiveness of
On your marks, get set, sprint.
If, prior to Covid, you were used to constantly training inside a gym, you might have discovered how fun it can be to train outdoors - rain or shine. It presents a totally different challenge to your muscles with different terrains, obstacles and gradients -
Some studies have shown that we spend a staggering 90% of our time indoors - and that's without taking the current lockdown into consideration! Even more worryingly, some surveys have found that three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prisoners. Needless to say, our bodies are not designed
Body composition is the term used to describe what your body is made of, such as muscle tissue, fat mass, bone and water, etc. There are many ways to measure body composition, the most accurate methods are often in science labs and require very expensive pieces of kit.
The problem with