A Calorie is a unit of heat energy. One calorie is the amount of energy required to heat 1kg of water by 1 degree Celsius. So as an example, if you were placed in a bath that is filled with 50kg of water and the bath water temperature is 20 degrees Celsius, and your body temperature is 36.7 degrees, your body would expend 835 calories warming the bathwater up to your body temperature if those were the only two variables.
When I review all the magazines and forums as to how one should train to build muscle, there seem to be as many theories as there are people! One thing that has become the most accepted is the 3 sets of 10 or 12 reps and 3 or 4 sets per muscle group.
This may seem like a mystery saga…….but it’s not! For all the millions of calories people burn over their lifetime doing exercise, combined with dieting or in isolation, there seems to be no linear relationship between calories expended, and weight loss!
Most people want a healthier more fulfilling life, but struggle taking the first step. This may help!
To say that obesity is an epidemic is a gross understatement, most people work too hard, eat very badly and infrequently. Many struggle to take the next step. Mel Robbins explains why it's not motivation you lack
The Pit Shark is an incredibly versatile piece of machinery. For people who have neck, lower back problems, or cannot articulate the shoulder and wrist properly to hold a squat bar.
There is a raw food movement at the moment, which on many levels is nonsensical. But let’s first discuss the merits of both.
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When starting a fitness/fat loss routine, one needs to establish their ultimate goals, the truth is fitness and fat loss, or more specifically acquiring an amazing physique are not synonymous with one another.
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Every now and then one comes across an amazing story that truly moves you. A story of pain and heartache, and then coming out of the darkness, overcoming and defeating adversity.
Many studies have been done on testosterone replacement, and there are differing views about the health implications, spurred on by irresponsible media reporting with a sensationalist agenda.
For many men, the decline in virility can be incredibly debilitating and depressing, one’s ego and self- worth become affected, and this filters into all aspects of their lives.
The prevailing thinking is that if one increases their activity a calorie deficit would be created and a subsequent weight loss would result, however, this never seems to happen in practice, and if there is any weight or fat loss, it is short lived. So which mechanics are involved that would negate this deficit and place the body firmly back in equilibrium?