All about Protein in Your Diet

1.Why is protein important in our diet? Protein can be broken down further into amino acids, which is essential for the body to utilize to repair cells and generate new ones. In simplistic terms, it is considered the building block of our human body. Protein is needed for cell growth, especially in growing children and pregnant…

How often should I do resistance exercises?

  In short, include at least 2 sessions of resistance exercise in a week. It is advisable to alternate muscle groups with each session, for example, train your chest and back on Monday, legs and abdominal muscles on Thursday. This allows for ample time for your body to rest. Try to have the least amount…

Tips for getting started on resistance exercises

Tips for Healthy Resistance Exercise   Take it slow at first. Give your body time to grow accustomed to the intense workouts! Use compound movements. The more muscles engaged, the better. Isolation movements are less effective overall. Find the balance between push and pull. “Push” is all about the chest and triceps, but “pull” focuses…

What Is Resistance Exercises?

  What is Resistance Exercises? Resistance exercise are exercises that allows for repetitive contraction of your skeletal muscles. With resistant exercises, we typically use different types of weights: Body weight Free weights Weight machines It is these weights that allows for the muscle contractions and allows you to build muscle mass and increase your overall…