Monday, May 4, 2015
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Why not turn the most healthiest green leafy vegetable there is into a nutritious healthy snack alternative? These tasty wafer baby kale chips are lighter and healthier than potato chips and much healthier to eat.
Friday, November 8, 2013
I want to start off saying that I have done every kind of fat burning exercise that took commitment , effort, and a certain amount of pain. But when I injured my back I was introduced to the best lower back pain exercises.
The longer the weight from your pregnancy stays on the harder it is the lose it. We worry that our bodies will never be the same.
Discover how to be pregnant without the weight gain.
Being pregnant should be a time of joy and you don't need to stress about weight gain when the only thing you need to worry about is eating and staying healthy for two. We have all been there, I know how it feels when the extra pounds are on you while pregnant, but what we don't want to do is deal with extra inconvenient pounds of fat while caring for a new born. We want our babies and our bodies back.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
doubt embraced it—most of us consider it a signal that we've done our diligence and stimulated plenty of muscle growth. But is that true?
The fact is, there are no studies connecting muscle soreness to hypertrophy. Okay, don’t stop reading yet; you will get some good stuff from being a bit sore–and you’ll probably even want to strive for it. But first you need to know what causes muscle soreness.
It’s believed that the pain is caused by microtrauma in muscle fibers—and it’s primarily triggered by the negative, or eccentric, stroke of an exercise—like when you lower a bench press, squat or curl rep.
I’m not talking about interval cardio, although the weight-training method I’ve been preaching has an HIIT feel to it. That’s the F4X method, (featured in Old School New Body) which is moderate-weight, high-fatigue training with short rests between sets. It burns more fat and pumps up your muscles like crazy too. Here’s the drill:
You take a weight with which you can get 15 reps, but you only do 10; rest 30 seconds, then do it again—and so on for four sets. On the fourth set, you go to failure, and if you get 10 reps, you increase the weight on the exercise at your next workout. Notice how those sets are like intervals with short breaks between—you can even pace between sets to burn extra calories, but there’s more.