Basic Science Fitness Facts

It’s time to look past all the myths and nonsense and get down to the actual science facts and findings. I have been doing some new research into fitness including weight loss, fat burning and muscle building. I wanted to know all the results and facts of the latest scientific…

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Will Cardio Burn Muscle Mass

Will performing cardio exercises reduce your muscle mass and drain your strength? There seems to be a belief which is a very common one. That belief is that performing cardio will prevent muscle growth and even cause the body to burn muscle to use as energy, therefore reducing muscle mass….

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Weight Training Routines for Women?

There are many benefits of weight training for women, however most women avoid it like the plague. This is probably because they see it as not feminine and not inline with their fitness goals. Most women believe that cardio is the way to achieve their weight loss goals or ideal…

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Top 10 Benefits of Weight Training

Why should you weight train? If you’re like most people, you likely believe that the only reason anyone should weight train is to bulk up and gain bigger muscles. While it’s true that the right training regimen can lead to increases in muscle size and strength, the benefits of weight…

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Working out while sick, should I do it?

Should you be working out while sick, or should you just be resting in bed, can exercise help you recover or will it actually make you worse? There are obviously different levels and kinds of sickness so it really depends on how sick you actually are. It also depends on…

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High Intensity Interval Training – HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an intense but short method of training with workouts lasting anywhere from just a few minutes to around half an hour or longer, some pre designed workouts may last longer. HIIT is a combination of cardiovascular and resistance exercises. Normally no equipment is needed…

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Healthy Weight Chart

So how much should we actually weigh? using a healthy weight chart can give us an idea or our ideal weight based on our height. This page has a healthy weight chart which you can look over, it will give you a rough guideline of the weight you should be…

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Benefits of a Strong Core

Our core muscles are very important and it’s sometimes an neglected area, however our core is the foundation to a stable and strong body. What muscles make up our core? Abdominals, muscles of the lower back, hip and pelvis. Training and strengthening these muscles will help us to keep good…

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What are the benefits of stretching?

What are the benefits of stretching? Stretching can often be overlooked when it comes to fitness and bodybuilding, however stretching has many benefits. Flexibility is one of the 5 components of physical fitness. Having good flexibility will have a positive effect on the other forms of exercise that you perform,…

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What is your Body Type?

The three different body types are Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph. What is your body type? and depending on what body type you are, will you need to train differently or need some kind of special diet? Ectomorph This is the naturally thin body type, they have a thin bone structure,…

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