ARE THE SIZE OF YOUR CALVES DEPENDENT ON YOUR GENES ?!!!

Many people are saying that calves are genetic!!! In my view, the answer is yes and no. You use your calf muscles every day, whether you are walking, or running or riding your cycle you are training these muscles. The size of the muscle in your calves depend on the amount of fibers you have […]

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HOW TO DO WEIGHTED SQUATS

Stand with your feet slightly wider than your hips. Your toes should be pointed slightly outward – about 5 to 20 degrees outward. Look straight ahead and pick a spot on the wall in front of you. You’ll want to look at this spot the entire time you squat, not looking down at the floor […]

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DISCOVER THE TYPES OF WORKOUTS THAT SUIT YOU MOST

Your choice in exercise selection is key to reaching your fitness goals and leading a healthier lifestyle. I truly believe that if you keep your workouts simple, the greater the chances you will continue doing them for longer periods. On top of that, if you choose the exercises you like most, the more times you […]

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KNOW YOUR WEIGHTS

I say !!!   Leave your ego outside the gym! when it comes to weight lifting, focus on doing the correct movement that keeps your muscle under tension throughout the reps; especially the last few. There is no point in carrying heavy weights that your muscle cannot cope with. Be aware that if you over do […]

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HOW TO TONE YOUR BODY

Here are a few tips to help you tone your body: 1- Create a caloric deficit by lowering your daily calorie intake. 2- Eat six small meals a day, two or three hours apart. 3- Perform at least 30 minutes of cardio and weight training workouts per day. 4-Train using interval training, higher intensity workouts […]

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EARLY MORNING CARDIO ON AN EMPTY STOMACH

In my view, early morning cardio on an empty stomach is the best time to burn fat. At this time of day, and on an empty stomach, your glycogen levels are at their lowest and you can burn more fat.That said, fasted cardio has some unique fat loss benefits. Research shows that exercising in a […]

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HOW TO GAIN LEAN MUSCLE

Here are some ways on how to gain lean muscle: 1- A meal plan (targeted to muscle building) which has the right amount of protein, carbs and healthy fats. These meals will be spread over 5-8 meals during the day, including the snacks and protein shakes. 2- Eat Frequently. I recommend eating five to eight […]

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CARDIO WORKOUTS AND THEIR EFFECT ON FAT BURN

There are many types of cardio exercises to choose from, some are of a higher intensity, while others are lower in intensity; some are suitable for specific sporting goals, while others are best for achieving low body fat for physical definition. The keys to choosing a good cardio activity includes finding one that is enjoyable and effective […]

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