Resistance training systems: Supersets

Supersets involve performing two different exercises back-to-back with little or no rest in between. There are typically two key variations of this resistance training system. Supersetting exercises of the same muscle or muscle group Supersetting  agonist and antagonist exercises Supersetting exercises of the same muscle group This variation of supersetting involves performing two exercises for the […]

An Introduction to Macronutrients: What you need to know

  A balanced diet requires adequate water intake and the adequate intake of foods from five different nutrient groups. Three of those nutrient groups come under the heading of macronutrients.   Macronutrients Macronutrients are needed in large quantities, and required for structure, function and fuel. The three macronutrients are: Carbohydrate Carbohydrate is found in bread, […]

What is nutrition?

  Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. At the very least food keeps us alive but if we want to function optimally then we need to take our nutrition seriously and consume a diet that enables our cells to function at their best. This involves eating a […]