Real 1RM

The 1 RM tests are widely used for the evaluation of maximum strength. However, to increase the accuracy of the evaluation of the maximum force, it is advisable to repeat the test a few times. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of previous weight training experiences on the reliability of the … Continue reading Real 1RM

Basal Metabolic Rate BMR and MET in man and woman

The basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy needed to maintain vital functions, as well as the waking state of an individual under conditions of total fasting for over 12 hours and in a state of complete psycho-physical relaxation. - Can the BMR be altered? Of course! Physical activity, changes in body temperature, … Continue reading Basal Metabolic Rate BMR and MET in man and woman

Daily health tips for weight loss

First of all Calories Count …not the fat. In theory, you could double your fat intake and still lose weight, as long as manipulated your protein and carbs correctly. -that’s not the case with calories. They the bottom line that will determine how much weight you lose. Quite simply, you to burn more calories than … Continue reading Daily health tips for weight loss

Whooshing effect!

First af all let's talk about obesity Obesity is increasing epidemic in most countries and is a public health problem, considering the close relationship that exists with some metabolic disorders, such as type 2 diabetes and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Due to the spread of obesity, life expectancy in industrialized countries is starting to … Continue reading Whooshing effect!


Despite what Mr Atkins says, a healthy man needs his carbs — after all they’re your body’s main energy. Carbohydrates are about as fashionable as shell suits at the moment, with people running in horror from the mere suggestion of a potato. Well, here’s the deal: carbs don’t make you fat. They are a vital … Continue reading Carbohydrates

Are you really training hard enough?

A study published in Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise shows that both men and women lie in terms of quantity and quality in terms of daily exercise. Women seem to be slightly more sincere than men regarding the estimate of intense exercise. The study involved 1,751 men and women aged between 19 and … Continue reading Are you really training hard enough?