Whether your bodybuilding and fitness goals involve losing fat or gaining muscle, it is my opinion that your chances of success will increase greatly if you include L-carnitine in your arsenal.
I have been experiencing bouts of insomnia for the past couple of nights perhaps stemming from the fact that I am preparing to compete again in a few days in Suriname.
Have you heard about the ‘afterburner effect’? Do you know what it is and how to use it?
Have you ever been drinking a beverage and noticed that it says it contains zero calories?
Resistance training for women has been undergoing a massive re-birth in fitness culture over the last few years.
The sacrifices you’ve made for a slimmer body! So where’s the slimmer body, already?
Don’t drink your calories Here is why eating your calories is better than drinking them.
Often we come across all sorts of dieting protocols and countless testimonials about how these approaches work; each one of these diets seems to be better than the next.
While most people continue to focus on spot-reduction techniques for problem areas (which don’t work), real progress is made in the kitchen.
Why would anyone want a smaller waist? For starters, the circumference of your waist correlates with your risk of metabolic disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
‘Mash’, Trinidad Carnival or that special event that you have to attend is right around the corner.
I hope you were able to put last week’s tips on how to sleep better and make your night’s rest dreamier to the test with good results.
I have been receiving a lot of emails lately from readers asking about remedies for sleeping better, since a good night’s sleep has been hard to come by.
We have all been there at some stage; our first month in the gym is usually filled with excitement, enthusiasm and learning correct form.
There is no denying that improving your health can take a bit of effort, organization, planning and dedication.
Last week, we looked at the fact that you made the decision to pursue and achieve fitness goals in 2017.
Some of you reading this have already decided that you are going to wait for some time in 2017 to start taking control of your health and fitness by eating right and incorporating exercises into your regimen.
Being fit is more than just physical fitness; it is also a state of mind, because mental health is very important to our overall health.
When the calendar flips to December, many of us normally get bombarded with invitations to Christmas parties, end of year drinks, get-togethers and other festive gatherings.
This week, I will continue the series of interviews with a well-known face in the sporting fraternity, the multi-talented Alisha Fortune.
This week, I begin a series of interviews with known faces in the local fitness fraternity.
Parents today have a huge problem on their hands. The world is currently experiencing the worst epidemic of childhood obesity.
Last week I discussed in detail about the macronutrient: protein and following the publication, I got an email questioning whether or not protein shakes are best for meal replacement.
Protein is a macronutrient (nutrients we need in large quantities) that is chemically composed of amino acids.
Gym bag? Check. Water bottle? Check. Gloves? Check. Hair Tie? Check Snack? Maybe.
You may see them advertised in magazines, on television and online: “ultimate fat burner,” “super fat burner,” green tea fat burner,” and products that claim to be able to “melt away fat,” “burn calories” and “instantly reduce body fat.” Do they really work?
In response to last week’s column about how it’s possible to achieve a slim waistline by shedding extra belly fat while maintaining curves so to speak, I received some emails from concerned women who would like to just ‘tone up’ without lifting.
“Emmerson how can I lose weight on my stomach and keep my curves?
For the past two weeks, I touched on the benefits of supplementing with Citrulline Malate and Glutamine for cardiovascular health, recovery and effective blood flow.
Last week I disclosed that I consume the amino acid Citrulline Malate to help maintain cardiovascular health, blood flow and other health benefits.
On Wednesday while sipping on a pre-workout supplement in my hotel room overlooking the horizon in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, it occurred to me that I should tell readers about some of the supplements I take and why.
In my last few articles, I’ve focused heavily on cardio and its benefits.
I get told a lot that my writing is hugely based on losing weight.
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.
A question I get asked a lot is what type of cardio is more effective for burning fat and maintaining muscle mass.
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.
Columbus travelled the world in a sailboat but you can’t get to gym?
Last week we discussed exercises for toning and how they can help you achieve the ideal physique you have pictured in your head.
If I had a ‘Granger’ ($5000 bill) for every time I heard a woman say ‘I just want to get toned.
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.
During the May/June rainy season here it’s also flu season. I’m sure many of you readers can agree that some of your loved ones, friends and/or co-workers have been bitten with the flu bug lately.
The Golden Jubilee Independence celebrations around May 26, were full of fun, fetes, food and frolic.
Last week, I got an email asking about sweet fruits like pineapples and grapes and if their sugar content could be harmful.
The Golden Jubilee Independence celebrations are here. These celebrations mean lots of fun, fetes and music.