What is good cardio and how often should you do it Last week I discussed cardio and discussed the two types of cardio, HIIT and LISS.
One of the most popular phrases in today’s health-conscious society is “low-fat.” Other common phrases we hear are “low-fat diet,” “sugar free,” or “calorie free.” What is being touted by the use of these phrases is that these foods are healthy because they are low in fat or calories.
With the Olympic Games ongoing in Rio, naturally the effectiveness of the Olympic lifts for muscle building and fat loss came to mind.
One thing you need to get into your mind is that fitness results don’t happen by chance.
Last week we discussed exercises for toning and how they can help you achieve the ideal physique you have pictured in your head.
Whilst guys are getting shredded or toned to show off our chests, arms and abs for the ‘summer,’ ladies are mostly concerned with their midsection, legs and their butts.
The ‘summer’ season or as we Guyanese say the July/August holiday is here and like I stated last week, this means more outdoor activities.
Summer’ or the July/August holidays, as we know it, is here. It’s that time of year where there are more pool, creek and beach parties.
For the past few nights I have been experiencing chocolate cravings—Cadbury is my brand of choice—which is a no-no since I am preparing for a show in two weeks.
It’s wedding season and it will soon segue into ‘summer’ vacation season. So if you need to shed a few pounds to fit into that suit, gown, dress, bikini or board shorts keep reading.
The Golden Jubilee Independence celebrations around May 26, were full of fun, fetes, food and frolic.
The Golden Jubilee Independence celebrations are here. These celebrations mean lots of fun, fetes and music.
Last week we discussed the numerous benefits of not skipping ‘leg day’. But while many of us work our butts off on ‘leg day’ and earn well-developed quads and hamstrings, we still have difficulty building massive calves.
Every gym I’ve ever walked into, I’ve seen most guys working hard on their upper body, while neglecting or just going through the motions when it comes to their legs.
Eating clean (most of the time) and working out are some of the key elements for fat loss or maintaining an athletic physique year round.
For the past three columns I discussed and illustrated some of the staples in my breakfast, lunch and dinner meal stacks and their numerous benefits.
Many are of the perception that eating healthy meals typically only induces a sigh as they are generally tasteless.
Last week I discussed some of the staples in my breakfast meal stack and their numerous benefits.
Whether at the gym, at work or hanging out, I’m constantly approached and politely quizzed on my nutrition which is key to maintaining a lean, appealing physique year round.
The benefits of rest and recovery and massages were discussed in the past two columns as some of the things you should typically do post-workout to help with your fitness goals outside of the gym.
Last week the topic of training smarter rather than harder was discussed. In that column, I illustrated the significant strength and muscle gains I achieved in 14 months with training just three days per week rather than going ‘balls to the walls’ daily like a pro bodybuilder on anabolic steroids.
Having added to debunking the myth that strength training would suddenly morph women into bulky, manly beings, my thoughts naturally turned to the quality of training.
Last week the topic of women lifting weights was discussed and the perception of weightlifting making females bulky and manly was debunked.
If I had a dollar for every time I heard an uninformed woman say, “I don’t lift weights because I don’t want to look hard and manly,” I probably would be a rich guy.
Last week we looked at genetics and discussed its significance in an individual’s muscle gain or weight loss efforts.
Scrolling through my Instagram timeline last week I came across a funny meme with the caption: “Some people can eat five burgers and not gain a pound; I click ‘like’ on a picture of a Nutella jar and gain five pounds.” While the meme was hilarious and obviously untrue, I asked myself the question “Does genetics play a
Those of you who might have see-sawed through New Year health and fitness resolutions in the past would know that if it has not happened before, it is around this time that your drive will begin to slow.
In last week’s column we discussed some tweaks to training, supplementation and nutrition that can make a difference in your fat loss efforts.
Last week we discussed staying on track, which is very important in keeping fit.
So you have made your fitness resolutions and you really want to keep them.
A weekly series of fitness and health tips commences today. The Fitness and Health Column, will feature articles by award winning sports journalist and Guyana’s Men’s Physique Champion Emmerson Campbell, who will outline and illustrate ways in which you can achieve your fitness goals on the way to better health.