Scientific Rules That Lead to Fitness

In the study of exercise science, there are several universally accepted scientific exercise training principles that must be followed in order to get the most from exercise programs and improve…

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Recovery: The Secret Weapon

Rest, unrest, training and detraining: Why a lack of activity can be as important as a workout "The 70-something-year-old walked most days. One time, halfway up a long steep hill on…

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HIIT vs. Steady state cardio

Whether your goal is to lose weight or get fit, cardio is an essential component to your workout program. Cardio is where you burn the most calories at one time, and cardio workouts strengthen…

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Fast and Slow Twitch muscle fibers

Are you a better sprinter or a distance runner? Can you be great at both? Many people believe that having faster or slow-twitch muscle fibers may determine what sports athletes excel at and…

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Are you a sedentary athlete

Even if you exercise regularly, you could be living a couch-potato lifestyle What kind of an athlete are you? Most people who participate in competitive amateur athletic events, such as…

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Calories in food and exercise

It's Simple let's not mud the waters. "KiloCalorie"  - Measurement used in exercise. (Kcal) "Calorie"          - Measurement used in Food. (Cal) The calories (Cal) referred to…

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