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TIPS ON TRAINING WITH DIABETES

TIPS ON TRAINING WITH DIABETES

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle are beneficial to everyone but cannot be overstated enough for those with diabetes. Exercise helps to control one’s weight, lower blood pressure, strengthen muscles and bones, reduce stress and anxiety, and improves one’s overall...
WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND AFTER A WORKOUT?

WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND AFTER A WORKOUT?

What you consume before you exercise is what fuels your workout and what you eat thereafter is also just as important. Determining what is the best meal to have before and after a workout can be a difficult decision, there are so many options available to us that it...
THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

The importance of Sleep for building muscle. We all know how important it is to get a good nights rest, but, how important is it when comes to building muscle? Generally, an average person needs about 8 – 10 Hours of sleep a day. Sleep helps us with a variety of...
WHAT IS INTERMITTENT FASTING?

WHAT IS INTERMITTENT FASTING?

Many people partake in intermittent fasting – a prolonged period where one does not eat anything and only drinks black coffee, tea and water during this fasting period. There are a few variations out there that are used. There is the 16:8 fast, which involves fasting...
THE BENEFITS OF HIIT

THE BENEFITS OF HIIT

Many of us have heard of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) alternating periods of short, intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. The concept is quite simple, less time is needed to help achieve your goal. Here are a few benefits. HIIT...
THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CORE

THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CORE

While many of us strive to achieve to have a strong core, we need to understand why it is important and which muscles make up the core. Many may believe that just having an awesome looking 6 pack is what constitutes a strong core but this is not the case. A strong...