fitness

Cardio for weight loss

Cardio (aerobic exercise) is traditionally associated with weight loss, but this is one of the biggest misconceptions in fitness. Not knowing this, people walk for hours on the treadmill to get rid of excess fat, but it works not. Opinions about cardio for weight loss the most controversial, however, I came across a wonderful article by Steven Shaw and couldn’t resist to partially translate it. In his article, Steve is responsible for all matters concerning aerobic activity.

How much cardio is necessary for fat loss?

Many of you probably would say that a lot. Most would answer quite specifically, for example, 25-30 minutes 3-5 times/week. The correct answer is not here, because you don’t need cardio to burn fat. Let’s look at why.

What is cardio?

Aerobic exercise eyes losing weight looks like a set of light or moderate Continue reading

Rest after exercise

Beginners in fitness have prejudice: muscle pain is an indicator of the effectiveness of the workout. They are ready to spend all your time in the gym, exercising to exhaustion. Only instead of a beautiful muscular relief is the result of “productive training” becomes something nobody expected — poor health and the inability to transcend the normal flight of stairs. Not to cause harm to the body, pay attention to the replenishment of spent forces. Here are some ways to restore, that may be appropriate.

Fitness nutrition

During training you are actively burn proteins and carbohydrates needed for muscle growth. To replenish nutrients and to stimulate muscle protein synthesis immediately Continue reading

Reviews, results and experiences of people about classes on the fitball

Advantages: good for mom and baby.

Disadvantages: take up too much space in the apartment.

“Fitball I bought another pregnancy because I read a lot of interesting and useful. Started using shortly before birth — because of the big belly I was comfortable to sit on it in front of the computer. Since I had surgery and stitches, to sit on the chairs is strictly not allowed as much as 3 months, but it’s hard! But on the fitball doctor to be allowed,

because it is soft. Had to feed the baby right on the ball. As to the loss, and then fitball became indispensable. Like many moms, belly sagged heavily, and on the sides of the formed folds of fat. I rocked the press on the ball, and within 2 months the stomach was almost like before the birth! Now begin to engage on the ball with the child, as demonstrated by a local pediatrician, loves and saves time and money (no need to invite the massage Continue reading

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Nordic walking
Now simply to meet a group of eccentrics who are walking around the city holding poles, similar to ski. And, believe me, laugh with them, not worth it, because You…

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