Throughout most of humankind’s history, we have always been extremely busy. Whether it was hunting, building towns, or tilling fields, it’s only been in the last few decades that our overall physical activity has been reduced to next to nothing. With office jobs, cars, and comfy couches at home, humans as a collective no long need to be physically active all the time, which means that it’s much easier to put on weight and become unhealthy.
Have you ever heard of the Krebs cycle? Although it is not particularly well known among novice athletes, this cycle (also known as the citric acid cycle) has an essential role to play in your body’s production of energy. It’s also a crucial aspect of cellular respiration; a chain of chemical reactions within our bodies that generate the energy we need every day.
It seems like more athletes than ever before have turned to intermittent fasting to take control of their health in a whole new way. Experts agree with this too, and have been encouraging their clients to try fasting in order to reap as many benefits as possible from their dietary regimes. Read on to discover the different kinds of intermittent fasting, and what they could mean for your athletic career. Continue reading
While we live rather sedentary lives in today’s day and age thanks to our cars and office jobs, humans are still machines of endurance, while we’ll never be able to outpace a horse or cheetah, given enough time and distance, we can certainly overtake them – and it’s an ability that has shifted over into the many endurance marathons that people take part in around the world.
While most people’s knowledge on fitness gadgets extends only so far as smartwatches and similar fitness trackers, those who are intensely focused on fitness and wellbeing have a whole array of fitness gadgets in their artillery. While your smartwatch and smartphone are handy for tracking fitness, if you’re serious about getting into shape, you may want to consider the best new fitness gadgets of 2019. So get reading, get sweating, and get fit!