Exercise On An Empty Stomach

In the morning, your body has gone 8+ hours since eating or drinking anything. Your blood sugar levels are lower at this point, and your body doesn’t have adequate fuel to workout optimally. Usually, experts recommend eating something–even if it’s just a small snack–within 2 hours before working out. When

Prevent Nighttime Hunger

There is a rule of thumb not to eat two hours before going to bed. This is often misunderstood to mean that you can’t eat anything at all. Not true. You shouldn’t eat a full, filling meal too close to bedtime, but a small, healthy snack is often okay. It

Eating After A Workout

The information about not eating after a workout is completely wrong. Every responsible source in bodybuilding and athletics recommends that you eat after training, and preferably within 45 minutes (maybe up to 60) after a workout. This period, known as the golden hour, is when the muscles absorb the most

The Best Type of Diet to Lose Body Fat

The best diet for weight loss with muscle maintenance is also the safest diet and one that can be followed for a lifetime. This type of diet: Restricts calories by 300-500 daily, aiming for a 1-2 pound weekly weight loss but not so low that the body goes into starvation

Fitness Assessments

A fitness assessment is a series of fitness tests that helps you or your personal trainer determine your physical fitness level, and aids in developing your personalized program. Results from the fitness assessment can identify your strengths and weaknesses, which help you set realistic and attainable goals. An assessment will

I eat, but I’m still hungry

A lot of times, the main reason for a persistent appetite has to do with food quality rather than food quantity. Some examples of food choices that will leave you hungry: Eating junks carbs Not eating protein or enough protein Not eating complex carbs with a good dose of fiber