If your fitness goal is to gain lean muscle mass, regular strength training to progressively challenge your muscles is essential. Most people trying to gain muscle mass understand this basic concept and do a good job at either completing higher reps lifting weights or doing body weight exercises.
But strength training is only one part of the equation necessary to build muscle mass. And too many people ignore the nutritional part of the equation to gain muscle mass. There are foods for muscle gain, and then there are foods you should avoid. continue reading »
We all know how diets go… they are kick-started by a huge burst of inspiration and motivation and for the first week or so you’re on a roll. You’re at the gym every day and you’re eating nothing but low-calorie, healthy meals. Your body is a temple! However, fast forward a couple of weeks and everything grinds to a halt. You’re sneaking in the odd cake or donut, you’re skipping gym sessions and you’re consumed with feelings of guilt about that late night kebab (you know, the one you ate right after you downed a bottle of wine). continue reading »
There is no denying the fact that most people look for ways to reduce their appetite and the main reason for that being the need to reduce weight. The number of obese people in the world is increasing at a rapid rate and so is the percentage of population who are obese. This has put a lot of importance on the need to reduce weight and people have now started to understand the dangers of being obese, and are opting for different ways to lose weight. continue reading »
Many persons wanting to lose weight go one crash diets to lose the pounds only to gain it back and become even fatter than they were before they went on a diet. The reason behind this many times lie in the fact that these crash diets are impractical and way too restrictive. Losing weight is a gradual and long term process if you want real and permanent results. There are no quick fixes. continue reading »
There are different reactions that you can get upon hearing that word DIET. Some would feel good about themselves, because they are doing a great job when it comes to dieting. Some would hate the word because of different reasons. continue reading »
A lot of people with skin problems look for the latest miracle cure for things like acne or dryness. Other folks might be trying to reverse aging or get rid of wrinkles that have built up over the years. continue reading »
Reported benefits of red wine consumption include improved cardiovascular and nervous system health…when consumed in moderation. Too much of a good thing can actually damage the heart, though, and can also cause liver damage, increase the risk of osteoporosis and exacerbate depression. continue reading »
Great looking skin is everyone’s desire, some are lucky to be born with great skin and some aren’t so lucky. Skin is something that you can’t ignore and a glowing skin does add to your personality. That is why skincare is such a major business these days with all kinds of creams and lotions available in the market. continue reading »
Ever wondered why milk, cheese, and meat products are bad breath offenders? Well, for starters they all come from rich protein sources found in low carb diets. Foods that produce bad breath are caused by sulfur compounds created in the body and released out the mouth or pores of the skin.
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Folic Acid is a water-soluble, b-complex vitamin. It has plenty of benefits in a number of areas of the body. The vitamin helps with the health of cells and formation of body tissues. It prevents birth defects, certain types of cancer and anemia. continue reading »