Fat vs Muscle

Two common questions among those seeking to get fit: “How do I turn this fat into muscle?” and “If I stop exercising, will my muscle turn to fat?” And the scientific answer for both questions is absolutely not. Check this link for the details.


Light Weights, High Reps

The current guidelines for minimum physical activity are at least 2 strength training sessions per week. Strength training involves some type of resistance or weight-bearing movements, whether using body-weight alone (calisthenics) or using home or gym equipment such as machines, bands, or free weights. Resistance training promotes bone mineral mass, muscle tone, and a host of other healthful benefits. However, it is not necessary to “lift” Olympic grade poundage to reap the benefits, as shown in this report.