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Which Is Better – Morning Or Evening Training – And Why?


Girl getting ready for training
Girl getting ready for training

Some of us are early birds, where others are night owls. How we function during the day, and the type of sleep we prefer, depends greatly on the type of work we do as well as other responsibilities. When it comes to training and gaining the most from our efforts, should you be getting up early and lacing up your trainers, or should you wait until evening to pump it out at the gym?

The answer might actually surprise you, because there are distinct advantages to both, depending on the type of exercise you are planning to do. Different studies have indicated that cardio training is most effective at burning calories when done first thing in the morning, however, when it comes to resistance training, your anaerobic capacity is higher during the evening time.

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How to curb those darn Sugar Cravings


Girl eating a donut to satisfy her sugar craving
Girl eating a donut to satisfy her sugar craving

It is true that sugar can get you addicted! It produces the same effects on the brain such as drugs like cocaine or heroin. Scary, right? White sugar is chemically formulated to make us love the taste and then keep us coming back for more. This is why we do not think twice about saying no to a birthday party or stopping by that bakery on the way to work that smells oh so good!

Think about it. When you taste the cake, donuts, ice cream, whatever sweets you may choose- it sends these signals to your brain that makes you feel so happy and energetic inside (endorphins)! Let’s say you drink one soda. After an hour or so, you tend to feel worse than you did before drinking the soda. So, what do you do? You reach for another soda for that energy and happiness again. Crash. Repeat.

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Strong Woman is a Happy Woman. 5 Reasons to start Strength Training


Girl showing her lean muscle with a big smile on her face
Girl showing her lean muscle with a big smile on her face

It’s a fact that 70% of women aren’t happy with the way they look. By the way, that number is probably wrong; it’s probably much higher. And while I truly believe that every woman is beautiful and that we should never strive to be something we’re not, being healthy and happy should be the goal and whether we like it or not (I don’t!), exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle.

Finding the right exercise for you can be hard. There are so many options, from triathlon training to pilates, it’s about finding something that you look forward to doing and that adds value you to.

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