These are the best foods to eat when you’re dehydrated

During the summer, chances of feeling dehydrated can grow exponentially and this is a serious matter, especially when heat and humidity soar. Still, this shouldn’t be such a big issue, as you can easily rehydrate, using – besides liquid – some common foods? You guessed it, today we’re going to talk a bit about the foods with heavy water content, as well as tons of nutrients, which can help you stay hydrated, fight diseases, and eat as healthy as possible. Cucumbers How obvious was it Read More +

How to tell if you’re working out too hard

We’re totally for an active lifestyle, which includes a few workout sessions per week, as well as a healthy lifestyle. However, this doesn’t mean that you should exaggerate with this! Believe it or not, there are people who take fitness way too serious and end up being exhausted after one week. The worst part is that they figure out this too late and a break from workout session is mandatory for them. However, there are a few signs which you should look after and see Read More +

What’s the best hour of the day for exercising?

Some people claim that they prefer hitting the gym early in the morning, in order to get all pumped for a new day, while others say that they prefer an evening training session. Obviously, these are just two of the most popular choices, but this doesn’t mean that there aren’t a lot of fitness and gym enthusiasts wondering what’s the best hour of the day for sweating a bit. Well, the answer is simpler than you probably expect: there’s no reliable evidence suggesting that you Read More +

The Unknown Benefits of Cycling

How many times have you heard that you should stop taking your car to work and opt for cycling? Yeah, we’ve been through the same situation. However, we must admit that they’re absolutely right, since, as long as the weather allows it, going to work – as well as other places – by bike has only benefits. And after all, there are several big cities in the world where cycling is way more popular than driving. The most interesting fact is that going everywhere by Read More +

Breathing properly while running – A short guide

Running isn’t just about having a great physical condition and a healthy heart, as there is one more aspect you should be aware of before mastering this type of workout: breathing properly. Ever noticed how, just before you reach the end of a speed interval – for example – your lungs go into overdrive? Most people think pulling in more air would help to maintain the pace, but in fact, it feels very difficult, due to not breathing properly until that moment. And no, it’s Read More +

These Are The Secrets Of Staying Motivated At The Gym

No matter what some people say, sticking to a gym routine is more than just actually wanting to do something in order to look and feel better. It’s not enough to have a desire to start, as you also need to stay motivated during your entire journey. Unfortunately, a lot of people who start on this road don’t have what it takes and they end up quitting after their first workout. Some of them do manage to visit the gym regularly, but they’re not motivated Read More +

Maintain a Healthy Heart with Cardio Training

We all know that cardio training can have some great benefits for our health, like managing weight, enhancing the mood, improving immunity, and reducing the risk of developing chronic diseases. Some trainers claim that it can also help you in your attempt to deal with chronic conditions as well! However, a less known advantage is that it can keep your heart healthy! To be more specific, a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity cardiovascular activity – up to five or more times per week Read More +

What should I include in my post-workout meal?

There have been numerous talks about post-workout meals and how to get the best out of them, but, in the end, it’s not just about eating the right quantities of protein, carbs, and fat. In order to help your body to enhance its ability to rebuild glycogen and protein, it’s essential to choose the right moment to eat. In a nutshell, it’s recommended to consume a combination of protein and carbohydrates as soon as possible after finishing exercising. Sure, the timing does not need to Read More +

Why Protein, Carbs and Fat are the Best Post-Workout Choices

You don’t have to be a hardcore gym lover to be aware of the fact that you can’t obtain the desired results without eating properly. No, we’re not saying to count calories and weigh your food before every meal, but knowing some details about how specific types of macronutrients can help you is essential in your mission to obtain that summer body you always wanted. Athletes, trainers and not only recommend eating after a workout, as this can speed your recovery process and, obviously, help Read More +

This is Why Long Runs are Actually the Best Runs

If you’re part of a few running communities – whether they’re online or…offline – you will hear a lot of people talking about high-intensity interval training. Or, shortly, HIIT. This type of training has gained a lot of popularity lately and actually made the long run, considered the staple of runners’ training regiments, fall to the wayside. On the other side, this is easier to understand, since a long running session is pretty difficult to integrate into a schedule, not to mention that some trainers Read More +