At the beginning of a diet, our body loses large amounts of fluid as it tries to mitigate the shortage of calories. As the diet progresses three to four weeks, the body will start to burn mostly fat tissue. Shortages of fluid in the body can affect your health and ability to burn fat. Therefore, in order to properly burn fat, you must maintain a normal fluid balance in your body.
Inadequate drinking to the point of dehydration can cause the following: Decrease in concentrat
Should you rely on your home weight scale when exercising and/or dieting? No, and here's why. During a long period of continuous training, especially a combination of strength training and increased muscle mass, our body weight may rise despite our fat percentage decreasing and feeling thinner. (Measuring body fat percentage to Novak Djokovic) It is important to understand that muscle tissue weighs three times more than fat tissue! So, you may feel like you are losing weight
Maintaining our health is important all year around, but in the winter time it is especially important to strengthen the immune system and protect ourselves from catching a cold or flu. Some of the foods we eat have very strong healing powers. These are called "super foods" and they are rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, which are especially important in the winter. Some super foods include garlic, cinnamon, honey, onion, turmeric, ginger, tomato, broccoli, leafy greens
Most professional athletes work out twice each day and "weekend athletes" who have limited time during the week often train more than once a day. Many times, amateur athletes combine two sessions of exercise to save time or get into shape faster. Even if trainings differ in nature (e.g. bicycle and Pilates, running and swimming, weight-lifting and jogging) or time of day (morning vs. evening), the body is exerting a lot of energy for one day. What is the purpose of the "two-t