Introduction Walking is a low impact and low intensity cardiovascular activity, although brisk walking can be a high intensity workout. The health benefits of high intensity activities (such as running) are well known and include: a reduction in blood pressure, heart disease risk and living longer1. Does walking, whether slowly or briskly, offer the same [...]
Introduction Looking to get in shape for the summer? It may only be April but the sooner you begin the better results you will see. Many people want to lose weight as quickly and painlessly as possible. Unfortunately, there is no rapid weight loss diet; unless you cut so many calories that you are literally [...]
If you are like most people you have likely heard that doing cardio on an empty stomach in the morning leads to greater fat loss. The theory behind this is that your carbohydrate stores are depleted in the morning from the overnight fast and your body will then utilize stored fat as the energy source1. [...]
About This Video Here we discuss low intensity vs high intensity cardio and determine which form of cardio is the best for fat loss. The goal when doing cardio is to burn as much fat as possible, in as short amount of time as possible, while minimizing muscle loss.
Most people have experienced something called a “runner’s high.” It is the euphoric feeling after engaging in a physical activity, such as running, caused by a release of endorphins and other chemicals in the brain. What many people may not know is that regularly engaging in physical activity could help regulate long-term mood, not just [...]
Even though it’s 2017 cardio is still a taboo topic in bodybuilding. There’s always 1 or 2 ripped dudes in the gym that brag about how lean they are and have never stepped on a treadmill or an elliptical a day in their life. If they are telling you the truth, and a lot of [...]
So You Think You Have A Slow Metabolism? Do you mysteriously gain 5 lbs just by looking at a slice of pizza? Do you have a love / hate relationship with carbs? Have you ever blamed your weight gain or lack of weight loss on having a slow metabolism? Well I have one thing to [...]