Why a calorie is not just a calorie?

In addition to the endless Protein Controversies and Carbohydrate and Fat Controversies in the area of nutrition, another long-standing argument has to do with the question of: Is a calorie a calorie? Simply put, the debate comes down to this: is all that matters is caloric balance (calories in versus calories out) […]

The Importance of Drinking Water

One of the most important yet most ignored components of one’s diet is Water. It is called the ‘elixir of life’ for nothing. Apart from body temperature regulation, every metabolic process in the body needs an appreciable amount of water. Hydrating before lifting is also very important. It has many, many essential […]

The Ultimate Guide to Post-Workout Nutrition

You give your absolute best in the gym. Your muscles are pumped, your nerves are popping out and you can barely stand up. Your muscles have been put through hell. Yet, it isn’t enough. Your workout will be complete only after you consume your post workout meal. It is the […]

Why Fiber is Very Important for Your Diet?

Much has been said about fiber. It’s been touted as necessary by some, and just an additive by the others. Lots of questions arise from a little knowledge of fiber. How does it really work? Can one have too much of it? Is it worth the hassle to obtain it? […]

The Definitive Guide to Carbohydrates

Wherever you go, people with a beginner’s knowledge of fitness will tell you to have more protein to build muscle. But they forget the other most important macronutrient – carbohydrates. Carbs are often misunderstood. People assume that all carbs are the same, which is untrue. Their basic function is to cause an […]

Cutting down Fat? Quick Tips to Remember

Not all of us want to bulk up and get huge. A lot of us are looking to cut down after a long bulk or looking to get lean in general. However, dieting can be tricky and can be hard to do properly if approached incorrectly. Here are some tips […]

10 Common Workout Injuries

Workout is a tedious job and at times you go through a lot of trouble to get your body in shape. Injuries are a part of anything which needs physical strength. Workout leads to many injuries, you might know few, but you should know the common ones. Here is the […]

5 Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of cancer that occur in women. A less possibility, but even men can be affected by this. This cancer is a collection of cancer cells in the breast that grow and spread to distant areas of the body. According to recent […]

How does Creatine Work?

Do you want to be a bodybuilder? Still not able to decide why there is a need for pre-workout supplements? Are they harmful? What kind of supplement is the safest to use? Fitness market is full of pre workout supplements. These supplements claims to enhance focus, high intense workout, muscle […]

3 Common Scalp Problems

1. Scalp dryness An itchy, dry scalp can cause dandruff or in serious conditions might lead to baldness, scalp psoriasis or eczema. The main reason behind a dry scalp is lack of natural oils in the scalp that leaves the hair brittle and frizzy. The oils secreted by hair glands […]