As a long-distance runner and former professional swimmer, I certainly know enough about endurance sports. Swimming is one of the toughest out there simply because water opposes a much higher resistance than air, and over the course of several years, I used to swim a lot more than I walked on my feet, which is no little thing to do.
I’ve been through several body transformations so far, and I got most of my results only when I followed a proper diet that sustained the tremendous physical effort and provided the other essential nutrients, not just fuel. Now I am a lot more consistent, stay very lean all-year-round, and my physical performance skyrocketed too consequently. Many within my community asked
There is a huge common mistake many people do in their bodyweight leg training and I want, besides discussing it, to also offer a solution. It feels like a general trend in bodyweight training where most practitioners focus way too much on upper-body development and too little on their leg training. This has consequences and is one of the reasons
Not all types of exercises and metabolisms burn fat efficiently as science says, even if any physical activity burns calories. There is one single type of exercise and metabolism that relies directly on body fat and oxygen to provide energy when training, whereas other ways of exercising utilize entirely or majorly glucose. Let’s see the differences between metabolisms in detail
Bodyweight training also called bodyweight exercise, is a form of strength training used to develop muscular strength and endurance, where the only resistance applied is by the weight of the practitioner’s own body. Bodyweight exercises may involve minimal equipment or none. Worldwide, bodyweight training goes under the name of calisthenics. According to Wikipedia: “The word calisthenics comes from the ancient
It’s at least odd (not to say entirely wrong) how most people handle their fitness goals and training once a new year starts. Far too many hit the gym hard and diet severely because if it’s a new year, then it has to be a new self-version at some point. I know you may not like the way you look
Have you ever added up how much money you spend on fitness in a year? Have you thought about why you spend so much? Because, to be honest with you, I got strong, fit and muscular by spending little to no money. The most important aspects that affect results, like work ethic, don’t cost money. Nowadays you can get knowledge
Hiking is one of the best exercises to keep fit, healthy and to enhance overall athleticism. It is physically demanding on a higher elevation and it releases stress too because of the exchange of energy between nature and us. Hiking or running on trails speeds up the metabolism, increases stamina and strengthens the tendons and ligaments. A fast metabolism helps