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Yep, if you don't eat enough protein it's likely that the body will get protein from other less used muscles, also if you eat enough calories but not enough protein you can still improve your strength but you won't improve your size much(you could even get fatter). Strength improvements are much faster with a bigger protein intake though.


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After a workout, the body must repair the fibrilar damage. As we know, protein(aminoacids) is the "food" of the muscle, so if it doesn't have this "food" then it won't repair correctly and muscle loose will occurr.


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I usually advise people to start by aiming for time, not distance. Shoot for 30 minutes, every other day. Run as much as you can, walk the rest, and try to run again. Don't push it too hard in the beginning: you'll likely be very sore which can make you miss workouts. You're filling up a bathtub one spoonful at a time, you can't rush the process. After a ...


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The only studies I've seen not in support of icing injuries typically are inconclusive, but the other side of the coin is that there is documented and anecdotal evidence in favor. A 2001 study states: It is concluded that ice is effective, but should be applied in repeated application of 10 minutes to be most effective, avoid side effects, and ...


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I ran ambulances for a period, and also spent 3 years working primary ambulance response in an Air Force ER. The other answers are good but kind of need to be all combined, since for first responder type of ambulance work, the correct answer is that you need an overall body weightlifting and conditioning program. During a normal year, and depending on ...


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There are yogasanas(exercises) for toning the belly. Jathara Parivartanasana (Revolved Abdomen Pose) is one such exercise. Yoga is more useful for general body fitness and it will take long time to achieve flat abs using yoga. If done properly yoga can burn as much fat as a gym workout but a gym workout is much better for burning fat.


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Either one will suit. You won't be able to sustain the maximum wattage for more than a few minutes, and if you can, your wattage meter is lying to you. This is a link to an SRM (crank based power meter) power analysis from Mont Ventoux, one of the final stages of the Tour de France. The first part of the graph shows the "leadout" (Usually refers to the ...


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Answering the question directly: Generally speaking effective weight training increases your metabolic rate and yoga will decrease it. Yoga is primarily an aerobic activity and can be strenuous or easy, and it can be for short or long intervals. Weight training can target multiple large muscles several times a week, or it can be a hodge-podge of random ...


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To get visible abs, you need a combination of strong abs and low bodyfat. Saying that weight lifting or diet affects burns fat is like saying a high salary or low costs leads to wealth accumulation. If your calorie balance is below 0, you are burning fat, it's that simple, it applies to all diets. So if you want to know if you're making steps forward, use ...



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