Armed with your day passes for London gyms, you’re about to repeat your routine. You may attend the gym 3 or more times per week, and since you’ve started, you’ve already taken the hardest step – walking through the doors for the very first time. But now you may be thinking is this it, is there anything more you could be doing? Perhaps your gains have reduced, or you’re getting a little bored of repeating the same workout time after time. Nothing kills results quicker than boredom, except perhaps injury. However, always doing the same routine means that the chance of injury is increased too as the body needs time to rest.
The gym isn’t a bad place and you shouldn’t worry though. If you act now you’ll be able to carry on with a new found commitment and better still, you’ll see some positive gains. The act needed that’s needed? Well that’s simple, you need a change. Your gym routine is tired, repetitive and you have been doing it for too long. Your body will have got used to it and now can cruise through a session without really trying – hence the gains have dropped off. Here we offer help and guidance to assist you in identifying and then solving your problem. It’s time to turn over a new page… Read More
If you’ve recently made a resolution to get fitter and healthier or maybe to lose weight, then you’ve probably also decided to join a gym. The two tend to go hand in hand as people seek out a new lifestyle. However, when it comes to choosing a gym there are pitfalls. Do you simply look for cheap gym membership, consider the gym’s opening hours or should you just try and find the nearest gym to you? These are just a few of the questions that you need to ask before making the commitment – and it is a commitment. Gyms not only require a dedication to your training, they also need a financial commitment from you to pay as you train or subscribe to a membership. So whilst it may be tempting to pick the cheap gym membership, this is only one factor of many.
If you’re starting to feel a little daunted by the prospect of making the wrong decision or perhaps you just need a little help in making the right one, then read on as here we look at what to look for in a gym. Still interested, then let’s get started. Read More
Obviously, alcohol is not thought of as a very healthy thing, and that’s definitely not the reason people drink it. Most people have a couple drinks to have fun and lay back. Everybody knows how much of a risk alcohol poisoning can be, and has seen the effects of how poor decision making abilities that a person has when under the influence of alcohol can lead to health risking behavior. However, there are a lot of other ways that alcohol might be influencing your health in negative ways that you might not be realizing. Here are some to look out for…
Alcohol decreases your metabolism
One such way that alcohol might be impacting your health is that alcohol takes up quite a bit of your body’s energy to process. Your body wants to burn through alcohol before it burns through everything else, so it will neglect processing any other proteins, carbohydrates, and fats until it gets through that alcohol. For this reason, drinking alcohol, even in small amounts, causes your metabolism to slow down during the duration that you are drinking. If you continue to drink in large amounts, it means that your metabolism is going to have a hell of a time keeping up with you. Read More