Is Cardio workout bad for you?

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Lately, there’s been a lot of hating on cardio among fitness pros. Let’s get this straight–the idea that cardio makes people fat is absurd. Is it the best way to lose fat?. Can it be detrimental if overdone? Of course. But to say that any kind of exercise is “bad” for you, especially if you love it, is a little …

What is Rest-Based Training (RBT)?

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Rest and exercise are usually thought of as opposites, but they are actually complimentary and dependent upon one another. Just as night can only be defined in the context of day, exercise and rest are similarly connected. Rest is the single biggest determinant of exercise intensity. Without intense workouts, fitness results will be lacking and without rest, intensity will be …

Cortisol Stress and Weight

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Cortisol is a steroid hormone, which is produced in the cortex of the adrenal glands and it serves many important functions in the body such as regulating blood sugar and blood pressure. It also provides energy for exercise and activity, and assists your body’s use of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Cortisol is also involved in glucose metabolism, insulin release for …