1. Burn More Fat When you weight train don’t rely on the scale to gauge your progress. It is better to use a body fat tester or a tape measure to measure how many inches you are losing. Your body will shrink as you burn fat from weight training, but you will be building muscle, which is heavier so your weight may not change too much. In a study women who dieted but didn’t lift weight lost 9.4 pounds and gained no muscle, women who lifted weights lost 14.6 pounds of
1. Insatiable Thirst If you often notice that you cannot seem to get enough water and it is coinciding with a period of increased gym time, there’s an excellent chance you’re overtraining. This is a result of your body being in a catabolic state. Catabolic state means that your body is starting to consume its own muscle for protein. When your body is in a catabolic state naturally you become dehydrated. If this happens you should drink plenty of water and get a lot of sleep. 2. Extended Muscle Soreness It is
Prevent it Make sure you eat when you’re hungry. If your stomach is growling it is not because of a craving it is because it is hungry. Eat something with quality fat and protein, eating enough protein and fat at every meal can help prevent cravings form starting in the first place. Also, don’t be stingy with your carbs. When you add healthy carbs like starches and fiber you will find you stop craving carby junk food. Distract Yourself If you get a craving out of your head for just a few
Meditation can help improve your workout by preventing injuries. Instead of just rushing through move after move, trying to squeeze in as many reps as possible, moving with mindfulness helps slow things down so you can perform exercises with the proper form, therefore preventing injury. It's a tough habit to break because people inherently want to move quickly, but it is important to really dig deep and slow things down.