The truth about hormones and weight gain as you age

Have you experienced a change in your body composition as you’ve got older? Were you once able to eat anything you wanted without putting on weight but now find yourself struggling to fit into all your favourite clothes? Do you blame your hormones? Have you resigned yourself to “middle-aged spread”, seeing it as an inevitable depressing fact of life?[…..]

Resistance Bands: Three exercise to do at home with a resistance band

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”21px|0px|49px|0px”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”23px|0px|24px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] What makes the resistance band a good training tool? Whether it is used in a gym setting or at home, a resistance band can be used in two ways. It can be used to increase or decrease the[…..]

How to build muscle

What is muscle hypertrophy?   Hypertrophy is an increase in the size of tissue or organ due to growth of individuals cells, without an increase in the number of cells (Kent, 2006). The following are different forms of hypertrophy:  First of all you will have the ‘pump’, muscle pumping is a temporary increase in muscle size during a single bout of exercise. The size increase results mainly from fluid accumulation in[…..]