Your heart is a muscle, and it gets stronger and healthier if you lead an active life. It's never too late to start exercising, and you don't have to be an athlete. Even taking a brisk walk for 30 minutes a day can make a big difference. People who don't exercise are almost twice as likely to get heart disease as people who are active. Regular exercise can help you: Burn calories, Lower your blood pressure, Reduce LDL "bad" cholesterol, Boost your HDL "good" cholesterol
At the most basic level, nutrition is important for athletes because it provides a source of energy required to perform the activity. The food we eat impacts on our strength, training, performance and recovery. Not only is the type of food important for sports nutrition but the times we eat throughout the day also has an impact on our performance levels and our bodies ability to recover after exercising.
The back isn't only one of the body's biggest and strongest body parts, it's also the most complicated in terms of being a series of interconnected muscle groups. For the purposes of this feature, we're dividing the back into its four main regions: 1) the upper and outer lats, 2) the lower lats, 3) the middle back and 4) the lower back. Each area requires specific stimulation via the exercises and angles of attack used, and we'll show you the two best exercises for each.
1. Muscle takes up less space in your body than fat. 2. You don't need a gym to lift weights. 3. Strength builds balance. 4. Muscle strength allows you to do more. 5. Muscle uses more energy than fat. 6. Lifting weights lowers your stress levels. 7. Lifting can double as a cardio session. 8. You'll sleep better. 9. Your bones will become stronger. 10. It is the ultimate healthy habit.
Tuna serves as an excellent source of protein. The protein in tuna is a complete protein, meaning it contains all the essential amino acids the human body needs. Every 100 grams of tuna contains between 23 to 27 grams of protein, depending on whether the tuna is fresh or canned. Ten to 35 percent of your total calories should come from protein sources, so eating tuna contributes to a healthy diet.