Why am I not getting stronger? 7 possible reasons why

We all have periods where it seems that whatever we do, we just can’t seem to get stronger. We grow frustrated and think, “Why am I not getting stronger? Is there something wrong with me?”. Often, it’s not because there’s something wrong with us. More likely, however, is it that we’re doing something wrong, somethingContinue reading “Why am I not getting stronger? 7 possible reasons why”

The beginners’ guide to strength training – Everything you need to know

As a strength training beginner, stepping into the gym for the first time can feel overwhelming. There seem to be a million different exercises and pieces of weird equipment. Finding the right combinations of these exercises can seem almost impossible. Sure, weight training looks complicated from the outside. Once you start, however, it isn’t thatContinue reading “The beginners’ guide to strength training – Everything you need to know”

Fasted cardio – Is a workout on empty stomach effective?

It’s believed that fasted cardio is an effective way to boost fat burning. That doing a workout on an empty stomach, instead of having eaten before, provides the optimal conditions for weight loss. But is that true? Let’s have a look at fasted cardio and whether it’s more effective for fat loss. What is fastedContinue reading “Fasted cardio – Is a workout on empty stomach effective?”

Should you lift weights before or after cardio?

Cardio is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle, and being in a decent cardiovascular shape, can help you become better at weight lifting. But, there seems to be some confusion about whether you should lift weights before or after cardio. Let’s have a look at whether you should lift weights before or afterContinue reading “Should you lift weights before or after cardio?”

What’s water retention? – Everything you need to know

Want to know more about what water retention is, causes, remedies, and much more? What is water retention? Water usually makes up around 50-60% of an adult’s weight. When the body starts to store more fluids than that, we call it water retention. You might have experienced being swollen after a long flight or feelingContinue reading “What’s water retention? – Everything you need to know”

How to reduce water retention – 5 easy tips

Before we get to discuss how to reduce water retention, we should understand what it is. Water retention also called edema or fluid retention occurs when excess fluids build up inside our body. It may happen in many different ways. Most aren’t serious. Maybe, you ate fast food for dinner, spent all day sitting onContinue reading “How to reduce water retention – 5 easy tips”

How to get abs – The real way

You’ve probably heard a million ways of how to get abs. Just a quick search on Google or YouTube will give you an endless stream of different and often misleading answers. They’ll claim that in only 2 weeks, you’ll have abs if only you follow their particular program. But is it really that easy? Nope,Continue reading “How to get abs – The real way”

Can you do weight training to lose weight?

Is it possible to do weight training to lose weight? If you’re a bit like me, you’d prefer to spend your hours in the gym lifting weights instead of going out for a run when you’re trying to lose weight. But is it possible to do weight training to lose weight? Is it possible toContinue reading “Can you do weight training to lose weight?”