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.