By dotFIT experts
on December 15, 2009
You are describing symptoms common to improper pre-workout food consumption. More...
By dotFIT experts
on January 22, 2010
If all is well now you should have no problem getting back into exercise. It is not ideal to start training very heavy or with high volume, but to work into your program. More...
Yes, you should always eat before a workout, but the timing and size of your meals and snacks will depend on your goal and More...
In general, yes, and it can certainly help keep you from getting “less smart”, meaning exercise has been shown to be the most powerful More...
The body naturally does an amazing job at balancing calories consumed and calories burned to keep your weight relatively stable daily. Therefore, More...
Not according to the majority of exercise studies. The general conclusion from many, including the most recent studies on exercise More...
If you are watching and controlling your caloric intake, you can probably get away with the minimum recommendation of 150 min/week of what More...
Protein is responsible for rebuilding your muscle tissues after exercise and also plays a minor role in producing energy under more extreme More...
Not unless you love it. Reducing calories, as opposed to burning the extra calories, is by far an easier method of reducing weight quickly. That said, More...
That extra stuff around your rear is not something that keeps growing from exercise; it’s from eating too much. Don’t worry about any exercise More...
Depends on your goal, but when it comes to fat loss, it hardly makes a difference. Most weightlifters prefer after because they like to More...
You are correct, most machines display more calories burned than actual because they basically use only heart rate combined with individual More...
Basically whichever one you like—mix it up, keep it fresh but go at high intensity for the best results if weight loss is the goal. Make sure you More...
If you feed yourself properly, including taking a multivitamin/mineral daily, you would only add muscle by performing high intensity More...
You need to use the bodybuilding formula of feeding the muscle while starving the body fat. Meaning, eat correctly and enough including protein intake More...
The right answer is to restructure your diet but within the total calories appropriate for your overall body composition goals (e.g. weight/fat loss, or muscle gain). More...
A lot depends on the method you are using to calculate target or maximum heart rate and its accuracy because all formulas can do is estimate More...
No, you need to perform unaccustomed exercise 2-3 days/week. Muscles need at least 48 hours of rest following the type of workout More...
Not unless you drank or ate too much before the exercise and then continued drinking. Drinking too much of any fluids before exercise More...
Exercise headaches occur during or after sustained, strenuous exercise. Activities most commonly associated with exercise headaches are running, rowing, tennis, More...