How Many Calories Should You Eat Per Day to Lose Weight?
Your recommended calorie intake depends on various factors, like age and activity level. Most women need 1,600–2,400 daily calories to maintain their weight. Most men need 2,000–3,000 calories. Eating fewer can lead to weight loss. Reducing the number of calories […]Read More
How much protein do I need?
Protein Intake — How Much Protein Should You Eat per Day? The exact amount of protein you need depends on many factors, including activity level, age, muscle mass, and overall health. Few nutrients are as important as protein. Not getting […]Read More
How Exercise Helps with Stress
Exercise and stress: Get moving to manage stress Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worries. By Mayo Clinic Staff You know that exercise […]Read More
7 TIPS FOR CUTTING BACK ON SUGAR
SUGAR IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL…right? Or is this school of thought somewhat outdated? Sugar… Let’s talk about it! Since it is a very sensitive subject. First, let’s discuss what sugar is. Sugar is a collection of carbon, hydrogen, […]Read More
The Link Between Cortisol and Exercise
PHOTO: MIODRAG IGNJATOVIC/GETTY IMAGES The word stress just brings up bad vibes, right? So, it makes sense that cortisol, “stress hormone” would have a bad reputation. But “cortisol is not, in itself, bad—it’s just a hormone,” says Mike Molloy, Ph.D., […]Read More
Blood Sugar and Exercise
There are a few ways that exercise lowers blood sugar: Insulin sensitivity is increased, so your muscle cells are better able to use any available insulin to take up glucose during and after activity. When your muscles contract during activity, your cells are able to […]Read More
WHY WE NEED PROTEIN?
How Important Is Protein? Protein is an important nutrient for everyone, not just athletes and body builders. That doesn’t mean you need to start drinking protein shakes every day. Most people can get the protein that they need from a […]Read More
Muscle Memory: What is it & How to Use it
COVID-19 has forced many of us to take an unplanned, long term hiatus from the gym. Breaks from training can be good for the body, but if you’ve been quarantined and taken a few months off, it’s likely you’ve experienced […]Read More
Top Vitamins & Minerals For Muscle Gain & Recovery
What Are Vitamins & Minerals & Why Do We Need Them? Eating the correct diet is the best way to gain optimal vitamins and minerals, however many of us don’t consume the correct amount to ensure we do. Plus when performing high-intensity […]Read More
The Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A, D, E, and K – A Look At Vitamin K
Vitamin K Vitamin K plays a key role in blood clotting. Without this essential vitamin, there’s a higher risk of excessive bleeding, which could lead to death. Types Vitamin K is actually a group of fat-soluble compounds divided into two […]Read More