Lean Muscle Development
The better you understand your muscles and what they’re capable of, the more you can do with them, whether you’re acing a serve or turning heads at the pub.
But when there are about 650 muscles, and millions of individual fibers, to get intimate with, it’s more than a little daunting. So we’re going to keep it simple.
Here’s the least you need to know to get the most from your muscles.
Want to lose fat and gain muscle? Don't put it off any longer. Try this Fat Burner Workout to give your body a kickstart.
Theaim of this workout is to burn the maximum amount of fat possible in 45minutes – ideal for time poor individuals who are looking to achievingthe best results in a short amount of time.
All the rave reviews of fruits and vegetables lately have captured our attention. Many people have made significant changes in their diets to accommodate seven to nine serving of these healing superstars. Some have had difficulty fitting all these servings into their diets, and have cut back on primary protein sources to make room for them while trying to watch their weight. This may not be the best decision because recent research has shown that getting a higher percentage of calories from protein helps the body burn fat more efficiently. Complete proteins are especially important because they form the structure and integrity of every part of the body.
Diets high in protein promote weight loss and cardiovascular health
A recent study focused on the impact of diets high in protein on energy expenditure and satiety. Researchers studied the effects of diets on weight loss, body composition, cardiovascular risk, and blood sugar control.
Often we blame low energy levels on lack of sleep, bad food, chasing after the kids or busy weekends. But what happens when you can’t get your energy levels back up, even if you have enough sleep?
Look to your magnesium levels, suggests experts. Magnesium is involved in hundreds of biochemical reactions, many of which are involved in energy production. Despite this mineral being so readily available, most of us are deficient. So could your lack of energy be blamed on a magnesium deficiency?
Every great journey needs a map, and the best navigators are the ones who have considered the 'real' journey. They take into account fuel, terrain, weather, equipment and other factors such as communication in emergencies.
It's the same for you on your weight-loss journey. If you are serious about making this happen, you need a game plan.
At one time or another you have almost certainly stepped onto a scale to check your body weight. But relying on the scale to tell you if you're at a healthy body weight can be frustrating. Understanding what the scale does and does not tell you will help you keep the scale's information in perspective.
The Difference Between Fat and Muscle
A scale measure your total body weight in kilograms. It does not measure how many of those kilograms are muscle, bones, blood, etc and how many are fat. Exercise physiologists call this ratio your body composition, typically referred to as a percent body fat.