Category Archives: cardio

Strength training v cardio

To KO fat — and keep it off… Cardio’s edge Calorie for calorie, cardio has a slight advantage. You’ll burn 8 to 10 calories a minute hoisting weights, compared with 10 to 12 calories a minute running or cycling, says Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., director of research at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. Strength’s…

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Is Sweating the Secret to Fat Loss Success Or Just a Load of Hot Air?

Is Sweating Really the Secret to Fat Loss Success? You feel great Red-faced, panting and absolutely exhausted, you virtually crawl out of the gym and make your way to your car, knowing that you’ve just had a great workout. How do you know? Well – the amount you sweated for one thing. Your t-shirt is…

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The keys to consistence

There are three main components in any exercise program to build lean muscle and lose unwanted body fat. These components are resistance training,cardiovascular exercise, and proper nutrition.  All three are equally important on achieving your goals in fitness. If one is not executed consistently, the other two will suffer and so will your progress. Don’t get me wrong; to assume…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SUGAR…..

Suffer from the dreaded sweet tooth? That’s right, we say “suffer” because most people see it as a curse. Sugar is often referred to as the devil, yet many fail to know that there are multiple types of sugar, and when consumed, each one has a different influence on our health. Let’s find out more.…

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Cellulite – The Why, The What, and How to get rid of it forever

Cellulite is a real pain in the backside! It’s not like normal fat – as it isn’t just caused by overeating and lack of activity. Guys are not affected by it nearly as much as females, but we can still get it. In males, it just tends to be a bit less noticeable. Males tend…

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Fasted vs Fed Cardio For Fat Loss, Which One Is Better?

Fasted vs Fed Cardio For Fat Loss, Which One Is Better? The Idea behind fasted cardio for fat loss So you may ask yourself why people are performing cardiovascular exercise after an overnight fast, waiting until after the exercise bout to consume breakfast? The basic premise for this practice is that low levels of glycogen…

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How to build a wide, strong back

  Your back is the utmost important factor that creates the visual impact of a V-shaped body, not the shoulders (although they’re nearly as important) we call this the V-taper.   To get the foundation of a V-taper right, you need to build yourself a ‘cobra back’…   And to build a wide cobra back,…

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What is the best cardiovascular workout?

Weight training will always beat cardio, mainly due to the fact that weight training will burn more calories after the session, but also because it gives you a toned look. However that doesn’t mean that cardio doesn’t have its place in a workout, as cardio is great for fitness and if you do it correctly,…

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