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When most of us are either encouraged or forced to stay at home, understanding the different ways to keep safe, fit and healthy during this very unusual crisis is vital for our physical and mental capacities. As more and more countries are getting under lockdown, there are certain measures that are crucial, both to minimise the spread of the Covid-19, but also to avoid having other future health problems due to a prolonged lack of body activity.
This blog is meant to be a continuation of our former blog "the right fitness-diet balance" but looking at the topic from a different perspective... read more “I'm prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar!" - Jennifer Hudson When talking about food, the term "calorie" is a unit of energy that the food supplies to your body. When talking about physical activity, "calorie" is a measure of the energy that your body uses in performing the activity. Calorie balance is like a scale. To remain in...
I have described earlier the most fundamental features of my new friend, and the good news is that I can now tell the world that I am so lucky because I recently realised I have found a new good friend with all the those amazing qualities. But luckily, those are not the only qualities my new friend has. Here are a few more:
There are some approaches that may produce better results for you than others depending on your goals and body type. So if your end goal is to lose weight or rather is to gain muscles, this raises the question: what is the best exercise I can do? While there is not a simple answer, aerobic versus anaerobic exercise could help you a lot on how to approach your final goal.
Over time, as we lose weight, our bodies might adapt to a lowered calorie levels. This happens because our body becomes more efficient using energy (lower metabolism). If metabolism declines, a fewer calories will be burned compared to when we we were heavier, therefore, burning less fat. Thus, the slower metabolism will also slow down our weight loss, even if we eat the same number of calories that once helped us to lose weight. When the calories we burn equal the calories we eat, then we most...
So do you want to eat healthier and get back in shape after Xmas? For some people, this means learning how to trick themselves into working out more often. For other people, it means transforming their eating and fitness habits in order to lose some extra pounds/kg. Whether you are looking for a huge change in your life style or just few small changes, just follow the following tips to get back in shape as fast as possible.
When it comes to weight loss, the dilemma about what is better diet or exercise is alive. People often claim weight loss due to dieting ("tummy is lost in the kitchen”) while others claim that exercise is complementary for tuning muscles and give last touches into getting fit (“a six pack is built in the gym”). But what is really better?