Resistance training (RT) is a primary exercise intervention used to develop strength and stimulate muscle hypertrophy. Increases in muscle mass constitute key components of conditioning in various sports. Additionally, an increase in muscle mass is one of the goals of bodybuilding, and many recreationally strength-trained individuals. Furthermore, adequate levels of muscle mass are an important issueContinue reading “Maximizing Muscle Hypertrophy”
In the last few years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number and type of activities in fitness centres that employ high intensity interval training (HIIT) as an alternative to traditional endurance training for the improvement of aerobic fitness. Relatively recent research has demonstrated that HIIT provides fitness and health improvement in lessContinue reading “CrossFit: A New Trend of High Intensity Interval Training”
We know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy. But did you know it can also improve your overall well-being and quality of life? Here are just a few of the ways physical activity can help you feel better, look better and live better. Because, why not? It’sContinue reading “Why is physical activity so important for health and wellbeing?”
Fitter Individuals Have Less Chances to Get Hospitalised Compared to Non-Fit During COVID-19 Infection
A recent study that conducted in Mayo Clinic (Florida, USA) showed that the fitter you are the less chances you have to be hospitalised when infected with COVID-19, regardless age, gender and underlying conditions. In this study, 246 patients (age, 59 ± 12 years; 42% male; 75% black race) took part. All of them theyContinue reading “Fitter Individuals Have Less Chances to Get Hospitalised Compared to Non-Fit During COVID-19 Infection”
Exercise is a protective factor for noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, and some types of cancer and exercise is associated with improved mental health, delay in the onset of dementia, and improved quality of life and wellbeing. The health benefits of exercise are well documented with higher levels and greater frequency ofContinue reading “The Importance of Exercise Among Older Adults”
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