Food intolerance is incredibly common, where it’s estimated that one in five people are sensitive to certain edible items. Unlike food allergies, food intolerance isn’t life-threatening, but the symptoms can still cause untold misery and discomfort.
When it comes to healthy snacking, nuts steal the limelight. Packed with natural goodness, they should form a part of any health regime. If you’re a bodybuilder, in particular, these small but mighty powerhouses of nutrients can help to keep your body in tip-top shape. Continue reading “Natural Benefits of Nuts”
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For many people, a new year signals a time to start afresh – and what better occasion to consider getting healthier?
Most people will feel inspired to make a New Year’s resolution – usually, it’s losing weight or getting fit, spurred on by the excesses of the festive period and the feeling of “new year, new start”.
As far-fetched as it might seem, a workout without movement is possible through isometric exercises or strength training exercises that don’t contract joints and muscles but still develop them. This is made possible by holding certain positions for a substantial amount of time. Isometric exercises, also called isometrics, are sometimes underrated but there is no better exercise to work the core and other muscle groups.
Rowing machines provide a full body workout that strengthens and builds muscles while increasing speed and endurance.
Before trying it out, here’s what you need to know about the rowing machine:
Our metabolism slows down as we age but other factors will weaken it such as a hormonal imbalance, stress and improper eating practices. As weight gain occurs when our metabolism becomes slow, it won’t matter how much time and effort you put into your gym sessions as the fat will not come off and muscle building will be compromised.
Perhaps one of the most popular strength training exercises, deadlifting is the act of raising dead weights off the ground while staying motionless. A strength and endurance building exercise, many bodybuilders are afraid to try it because of the risk of injury. While it can be quite risky, performing it successfully can help harden joints and build a larger physique.