Learning to manage stress and paying attention to your mental health are two crucial keys in the formula for happiness, well-being, and fulfilment in life. While there are multiple ways of dealing with stress and maintaining your mental health, one activity that is proven again and again to make a difference, moving your body. Physical movement is in our DNA, making exercise a habit is one of the best ways to become more resilient to stress, feel better, and keep mental conditions at bay. Let’s review how strength training can help. It’s
Walk into any gym today and you’ll see a familiar picture: Dozens of individuals doing various exercises: squats, deadlifts, bicep curls, leg presses, and more. At first glance, all exercises appear similar enough, apart from the fact that each emphasizes a specific region of the body. But, exercises differ in other ways. Specifically, they fall into one of two categories: compound and isolation lifts. Today, we’ll go over the former and what benefits they offer. Let’s dive in. What Are Compound Exercises Compound exercises are those that train multiple muscle groups and work around more than
You’ve probably heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” Sure, it tends to be a bit overused these days, but there is a lot of truth to it. The fact is, we are what we eat, and making better nutritional choices can have a significant impact on our health, well-being, energy levels, and fitness results. In this post, we’ll take an in-depth look at the importance of having a balanced diet. More importantly, we’ll go over what constitutes a balanced diet and how you can go about improving your nutrition. Let’s dive
When it comes to getting the body you’ve always dreamed of, it can be a daunting journey to get started on. Everywhere you look there are different diets, a plethora of different tips and theories and many suggestions on how you should train to fulfil your goals.