What Footwear is Best for Training?
When you enter a gym, take a look at what people are wearing on their feet.
You will notice people are wearing all sorts of different shoes.
Some people are wearing joggers (Asics, Nike, Brooks or Adidas) and others are wearing more flat sole style shoes (Converse, Lacoste or Vans).
The barbell back squat is a great compound exercise. When executed with good form, the barbell squat is a great exercise to help build muscle and strength in the legs, trunk and back.
Let's take a look at my 3 top 'set up' tips when performing a barbell squat.
Let's be real, this is the festive season and it's highly likely we're going to be eating big.
If dinner is going to be a big feast, opt for a small breakfast and lunch option or you could skip a meal all together. Enjoy your dinner and go right back to your regular eating the next day. Prepare some meals and keep them in the fridge or freezer. You can even eat left overs, as long as you prepare the right portion sizes for you to eat ahead of time.
There is so much conflicting information when it comes to what method is best for fat loss which understandably causes a lot of confusion.
To lose fat there is just one requirement and that is to be in a calorie deficit (eating less calories than you are expending). The nutritional approach you choose to follow in order to achieve a calorie deficit is up to you.
1. More sweating = more fat loss
Sweat has nothing to do with fat loss or the effectiveness of your workout. Sweating is your body's mechanism of regulating temperature.
How often do you set goals? How often do you revisit and reflect on your goals?
Perhaps COVID and the current lockdown has gotten in the way of achieving some of your health and fitness goals. Let this be your chance to reflect on 2021 so far and set some new attainable goals.
What is the most important factor for fat loss?
In order of importance (from bottom to top):
Do you think there is such thing as “good” and “bad” foods?
I wouldn’t say there are good or bad foods as such, but there are foods that offer less nutritional value than others and aren’t as optimal for our health and longevity.
Who has heard that fats make you fat or that fat-free foods are the best choice?
Fats are essential to a number of the body’s functions and are essential for our hormones. They are a source of essential fatty acids which the body cannot make itself. 🥑
There are four types of fat..
Did you know that for every 1 gram of carbohydrate (glycogen) stored in the body, there is approximately 3 grams of water retained?
Carbohydrates seem to have an extremely bad reputation. A lot of people consider them “bad” and try to eliminate them from their diet as much as possible.