How To Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is one of those things that can impact a large part of your life, especially if you lead a more active lifestyle. Without a doubt, this common problem is one of the most frustrating problems you may have. Nevertheless, there are things you can do to prevent back pain, most of which are […]

Age Is NOT A Terminal Sentence

If you’ve ever tried to talk your dad into going to the gym with you, it is likely that the response was something along the lines of “I’m too old to do any physical activity”. Well, people of previous generations have grown with the belief that age is a terminal sentence that inevitably deprives you […]

Should You Cheat On Your Exercises?

We all always hear the same story about how you should always use proper form, full range of motion and a slow to moderate pace, in your exercises. This is because oftentimes, we see people in the gym just yanking the weights, applying too much inertial force and using just a little of their muscles. […]

4 Foods To Keep You Fuller For Longer

Have you ever consumed a couple of consecutive big meals just to feel hungry 40 minutes later? Well, if this has happened to you, odds are you are not selecting the right foods with the appropriate satiety index. In this article, we’ll explain the importance of high satiety foods, and we’ll also give you a […]

Re Think Drinking

Alcohol is one of those substances that can have both positive and negative effects on the body, with the latter manifesting much more often. Yes, getting drunk can make you feel good for a couple of hours, but there are many things going on in the backend, which you simply can’t feel until it’s too […]

Ashwagandha – The Wonder Root

Indian Ginseng, also known as “ashwagandha” has long been known for being a potent, non-toxic plant. In ayurvedic medicine, ashwagandha is used to treat and alleviate a variety of conditions, but can also be used to improve overall health and longevity in generally healthy people. In this article, we’ll give you insights on this herb, […]

6-Step Plan For A More Restful Life

When was the last time you did something restful? Something that allowed you to take a break, switch off from the daily grind, forget your worries and feel truly relaxed? If you’re struggling to remember, you’re not alone. Claudia Hammond is an award-winning broadcaster, author and psychology lecturer, who says rest is something we all […]

Can cardio exercise build muscle?

For years, the debate between weight lifting and cardio exercising has been going on with full power, as both sides have proponents. As you may or may not know, cardio has been dubbed as the number one health improvement tool, while weight lifting is claimed to be more oriented towards visual and functional development. And […]

5 Ways to Make Changes that Stick

It’s arguably pretty easy to make short-term changes to your health: giving up alcohol for Dry January, forgoing chocolate for Lent or smashing your first month’s gym membership, say. But we all know what really counts is making those positive changes last. Here’s what I’ve learned from experience and following leading behaviour-change scientists (clue: it’s not […]

6 Ways to Sleep Away Stress

When you think about dealing with stress, sleep may not be the first thing that springs to mind. Finding a new job, sorting out your finances maybe. But getting to bed earlier? Who on earth has time for that? I hear you, but bear with me. Although many of the reasons humans sleep remain mysterious, […]

Reliable Fitness Websites

Looking for fitness information online can be very daunting. There are many fitness websites and blogs, with some of them sharing false information thus you are likely to get misinformed. Therefore, you have to be careful in your selection of the sites where you want to seek insight and information on maintaining a fit and […]

Muscle building Nutrition | Part 3 – Carbs Are KING

In the last part of this article series, you learned that protein and fats are the two essential macronutrients in your daily nutrition. These two contain essential amino & fatty acids, which regulate many processes, growth of tissues & body composition. For the goal of building muscle mass, however, there is one more very important […]