Exercise science is a fine and intellectually fascinating thing. But sometimes, you just want someone to lay out guidelines for how to put the newest fitness research into practice.
You already know that genes have a role to play in your body structure. But don’t let that excuse come in the way of looking and feeling the best you can. In this post, we’ll talk about the three main body types: ectomorphs, endomorphs and mesomorphs, and how by understanding more about the characteristics of the three, you can customise your diet and fitness routine to get maximum results.
Anyone who’s spent hours slaving away on the treadmill will know that more exercise doesn’t always equal more weight lost. Scientists have found that our bodies seem to adapt to higher activity levels and actually stop burning extra calories.
Working out can get boring. The same old push-ups, squats, planks, yada yada. Plus it’s pretty much useless in the real world. Unlikely that someone will spot you to raise 250 lbs. or require you to perform a plank. What you need is to bring the circus to your workouts. No, not clowning around, just challenging your body while making working out fun.
So you’ve stopped binging on junk food, given up midnight snacking, heck, even joined a gym but your weight remains the same. Are you wondering why your efforts are not showing results? How much weight you lose primarily depends on three factors: your calorie intake, the amount of physical activity and your genes. If you’re working on one and two diligently, you should be able to see results. But if you’re still not, you’re probably missing one or two of…