18 Ways To Win The Fight For Size

PUNCH UP YOUR MASS
When it comes to training, are your gains coming faster than an Ali one-two combo? Or are you getting worked over in the corner like some washed-up pug, folding up under a rain of body blows?

While you probably don’t want to admit it, chances are it’s the latter. You see, so many of us find ourselves making zero progress after months, even years of battling in the weight room. Unfortunately, and contrary to popular opinion, building your body is not an endeavour of brute force. When you aren’t making progress, simply dropping your head and powering through the same workout regime week after week won’t eventually wear down the forces that halt your growth. But that’s what many of us do.

Just like in boxing, the man usually left standing is the one who knew his opponent – he knew when to jab, when to duck and when to go in for the kill, not the one who tucked his chin and came out flailing. You need to take the same type of strategy to your training: fight smart.

To help you strategize, I present 18 tips on gaining

Setting The Record Straight on Meat Health

Red meat is often wrongly portrayed as being unhealthy. Even chicken has been getting attacked by some in the media as being unhealthy or not environmentally friendly. Vegan, fish and other non-meat diets have been proposed as healthier alternatives. The result of this onslaught of negative meat messages has influenced many persons including moms and dads to drastically cut back on their meat and poultry purchases. Perceptions may be seen as reality, yet truth trumps non truths. Parents and other consumers want what is best for their health and that of their families. They are also aware that a lot of false information is out there and as such are open to scientific facts that can correct their misconceptions. Below are the facts:

A) LETS IRON OUT THE TRUTH ON MEAT!

  1. “You would need to eat a massive amount of spinach to equal (the iron content) in a steak,” says Christopher Golden, an ecologist and epidemiologist at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (As quoted by nature.com in the article ‘Brain food- clever eating’.)
  2.  Let’s get precise. For a woman to receive her recommended daily intake of 18 mg of iron would need just 300

Miracle With Paralyzed Patient With Stem Cells

Expert doctors in Sheffield, UK have confirmed that MS (multiple sclerosis) patients have witnessed phenomenal health improvements opting in for a treatment, that’s generally used for cancer. Approximately, 20 MS patients recently have said yes to bone marrow transplants resorting to their own stem cells. And few patients were completely paralyzed and showing zero chances of being able to walk.

According to Prof Basil Sharrack, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield the fact that there’s a treatment available for MS which can heal the disability completely, is a stellar achievement in medical science. Today close to 100,000 UK inhabitants has MS, a chronic neurological condition, that’s incurable. Most of these patients generally get detected with this ailment in their 20’s or 30’s. A person having MS will have his/her immune system to attack the nerve lining of the spinal cord and the brain.

Multiple sclerosis explained

When a person is affected by MS his/her protective cover encompassing the nerve fibres of the spinal cord and the brain, called the myelin gets damaged. The myelin gets attacked by the immune system, resulting in sclerosis or scarring. The disrupted myelin further damages the nerve signals. When this scarring

Losing Weight Could Save Your Life

Being overweight places an enormous strain on your entire system. Every aspect of your life is affected. Most people are aware of the social discrimination being overweight causes…every now and then some narrow-minded fitness fanatic appears on talk show television, and accuses people who are overweight of being greedy and lazy, with mixed responses from both host and audience. Most people are outraged by such faulty preconceptions, and with good reason. They know what statements like these can do to someone’s self esteem.

Unfortunately, these are not the only problems facing people who are overweight. There are many physical complications that result form carrying excess weight around. Aching backs, and arthritic knees are examples of the so-called mechanical side effects of being overweight. And so is sleep apnoea, an alarming condition for partners, where the person affected stops breathing while they are sleeping, due to the relaxed tissues in the neck pressing on the airway, cutting off air flow to the lungs. As a result of this, sleep is disturbed, both for the person with sleep apnoea, and for their partner, who often spends wakeful nights elbowing them in the ribs to get them to breathe again.

Cord Blood Banking for Potential Future Transplantation

Despite all the planning and caution, life seems to be unpredictable at one phase or the other! And it’s mostly, when individuals are faced with a health crisis, where the ailment at hand is chronic and irreversible. Humans try to secure the health of their children and loved ones in many ways. One such way that has gained popularity owing to its growing success rate, is cord blood stem cell transplant. Today, it is considered to be a miracle cure for diseases that previously doctors considered as dead-end.

The use of UCB (Umbilical Cord Blood) as a rich source for cord blood stem cells have expanded in the past decade. Today, it is already a successful practice for treating children who are suffering from haematological malignancies. Furthermore, there’s also the use of double UCB and minimized-intensity transplantation platforms that have also played its part in this expansion. In the recent times, the registry-based evaluation and the end-to-end multi-center and single institution clinical trials are researching on ways to make the UCB transplantation more acceptable. The objective is to address the complex ailments such as sickle cell disease and Kostmann’s syndrome and treat it successfully through the transplant

How You Can Become Taller Naturally

Your height has a lot to do with so many factors like your genes, diet, age, activity levels and so on. As a result of this, there are some things you can do to boost your height if you really desire it and if you are still at the growing stage.

Eat a balanced diet

You should consume a balanced diet and avoid too much fatty foods that will make you look plumpy because you will look shorter. It is also important for you to make sure that your diet consists of lean protein like fish, soy, white poultry meat, etc., in order to enhance muscle growth and virile bones. You also need enough zinc from foods like pumpkin, oysters, peanuts, just to mention a few. Vitamin D also promotes bone and muscle growth, and you can get this from milk and cereals.

Get enough sleep every night

Your body grows when you sleep, hence, it is important to sleep very well at night. If you are a teenager or younger than 20, you should get between 9 and 11 hours of sleep every night. Getting good, sound sleep will boost the production

20 Ways to Stay Fit With Minimal Effort

Getting fit is not an easy task. It can take weeks or even months of hard training and paying attention to what you eat. Staying fit can be even harder. It is very common to see people meet their fitness goals and then quickly fall off their new healthy lifestyle leading to them reversing all of that progress that they worked so hard for. While staying fit can be hard, there are little things we can do to make the process easier. Try some of these tips for maintaining your fitness level with little effort!

1. Fasting

Fasting is the restriction of food for a set period of time. Fasting can be a great way to increase your fat burn and stay lean! Try intermittent fasting by skipping breakfast and eating lunch as your first meal.

2. Go for a Walk

Taking a break or two during the day to go for a short walk can be a great way to burn some extra calories. This is especially important if you have a desk job!

3. Cutting Carbs

Low carb diets are extremely popular for weight loss and for good reason. Studies have shown