BMR calculator – Calculate your daily calorie needs

Knowing how many calories you need to eat is beneficial for most, especially if you lift weights. We need to be in surplus to build muscle mass and gain weight, just as we need to be in a deficit to lose weight. There are different ways to calculate your daily caloric needs, but the easiestContinue reading “BMR calculator – Calculate your daily calorie needs”

How to set up your macros for weight loss – The beginners guide to macros

Setting up macros – often for weight loss – and counting them is a popular trend in the fitness and health community. While counting calories doesn’t focus on the nutrients in the food, macros counting does. As a beginner, macros counting might seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. This article explains everything youContinue reading “How to set up your macros for weight loss – The beginners guide to macros”

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?”

3 HIIT workouts on the treadmill – Cardio for weight loss

Doing cardio is a crucial part of living an active and healthy lifestyle, and can be done both before and after weight lifting. It doesn’t matter if you run, walk, swim, climb, or basically anything that gets your heart rate up. One of the preferred ways to get the cardio done for gym goers, isContinue reading “3 HIIT workouts on the treadmill – Cardio for weight loss”

The recommended intake of protein – For your goals

Knowing and reaching the daily recommended intake of protein for your goals is crucial whether you’re trying to build or maintain muscle mass. Let’s have a look at how much protein you need to reach your goals. Got the nutrition and need a good workout? 4 muscle building dumbbell workouts How much protein per dayContinue reading “The recommended intake of protein – For your goals”

What is whey protein? Everything you need to know about protein powder

We all know that protein is important but most athletes struggle with getting enough through their diet. Many use protein supplements to solve this and whey protein is by far the most popular. But what exactly is whey, is it safe, which kind is the best, and what are the benefits? Let’s find out. WhatContinue reading “What is whey protein? Everything you need to know about protein powder”

Should you drink your protein shake after or before your workout?

We all know that protein is important, but how important is the timing? Does it have any benefits if you drink your shake before your workout instead of after? Let’s find out. How much whey protein do you need? Protein powder isn’t like creatine. There aren’t any rules telling you how much to take forContinue reading “Should you drink your protein shake after or before your workout?”