Water's health benefits

Why Fitness Professionals Are Hooked On Water’s Health Benefits

It is a well-known fact that water’s health benefits are the most important elements for life. Without these, we simply cannot exist. It is said that a person can go longer without food than without water. It is essential not only to our health and well-being but to life as we know it. You may have […]

What is osteoporosis

What Is Osteoporosis And How Can You Prevent This?

Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease that affects the health of your bones. Often mistakenly thought of as an illness that only affects older individuals, for example post-menopausal women, it has been known to strike people as young as 25 . What makes it that much more frightening is that most don’t know that they’re suffering from […]

The power of resistance exercises in preventing osteoporosis

Weight-Bearing and Resistance Exercises to help Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that targets your bones, causing them to become brittle and fracture easily. One of the ways that you can prevent its onslaught is by taking in enough calcium in your diet, either through the food that you eat or via supplements. Another very good way of preventing osteoporosis is through exercise […]

Benefits of calcium

What you need to know about calcium

Calcium is a mineral that is well known for its role in building strong bones and teeth. If you don’t have sufficient in your diet, you run the risk of your body taking what it needs from your bones – putting you at risk for diseases such as osteoporosis that will ultimately cause you to […]

Value of Vitamin C

The Value of Vitamin C

For years, people have known the benefit of Vitamin C with its ability to fight off colds and flu. What you may not have realised is that this vitamin plays a vital role in exercise. Here’s why. Vitamin C is responsible for the growth of tissue It is essential in the production of collagen, which makes up […]

Train for endurance

Why you should train for muscular strength and endurance

People exercise for different reasons and to reach different goals. Some people exercise to increase their performance as professional sports athletes, to lose weight, gain weight, gain muscle, increase cardiovascular fitness or to look good. For every goal, there is a different way to exercise – such as endurance or strength training. However, that doesn’t mean […]

Weight training and the skeleton

Why weight training is as important for your bones as it is for your muscles

When we think about weight training, we usually think about its impact on our muscles. However, your skeleton is impacted by exercise just as much as your muscles are. Any personal trainer will tell you that weight training, more than say cardio training, benefits your skeletal system more than you might have thought. Weight training […]

Why your bones wish you’d do more weight training

We all expect grey hairs, wrinkles and saggy bits as we age. And we can’t do much about some of these things (well besides, say, investing in good hair colour or a bit of Botox). But we can do a lot, in the gym through activities such as weight training, to keep our bones as […]

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