The American College of Sports Medicine has released its top 10 trends for 2015 with Body-weight training taking pole position. 1. Body-weight Training Body-weight training can be done ANYTIME and ANYWHERE – squats, lunges, triceps dips, planking, sit-ups, pull-ups etc. 2. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) These short workouts alternate between short bursts of high
Stretching and flexibility is one of the main components of fitness. This area of fitness was previously often neglected by non-athletes. However, recently many sports athletes as well as the non-athletes are becoming aware of the benefits to not only their performance in their specific sports discipline, but also to their fitness and overall health.
Anorexia Nervosa is characterised by an extreme fear of obesity, a warped body image and not maintaining a minimal normal body weight. Society’s obsession with being thin and the social unacceptability of obesity is portrayed to children even before adolescence. Two out of three adolescent girls have been found to diet or use other methods
When you lose weight, you tend to lose a combination of fat and muscle. A diet higher in protein can help offset muscle loss, especially if you combine it with regular resistance training. As you age, you naturally lose muscle mass. Lead presenter Douglas Paddon-Jones of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston presented