When you lift to optimize strength, you do in fact get bigger, but the methods won’t maximally increase muscle size. Instead, you’ll want to use a slightly different approach — one that requires you to choose a weight which you can instead lift for 8 to 12 reps. Still, you must meet these two conditions….
Power training isn’t as simple as following a given workout because it includes many elements and many different types of exercises. You should choose exercises that match your goals. Start off modestly and increase volume and difficulty over time. In fact, such workouts can remain an integral part of your training throughout the year.
Does indoor cycling make you gain weight? The answer isn’t so clear-cut, according to a Women’s Health article that explains why cycling both is and isn’t good for weight loss.
While public events may be on the back burner, nothing screams summer quite like a backyard barbecue. Not only can it be done while social distancing, but there’s also no better way to break bread (or a few bones) than an outdoor party or weekend gathering with friends.
Protein is an essential macronutrient that keeps your body functioning. It’s found in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and basically every other body part or tissue. The National Academy of Medicine recommends that adults get a minimum of 0.8g of protein for every kilogram of body weight per day, or a little more than 7g…