Warming up is like pumping steam throughout your body, just like you rev your engine before accelerating ahead in full speed. Warm ups are a crucial part of your everyday workout regimes. It’s your body’s way of waking up. Not just physically but even psychologically. A thorough warm up will prepare every muscle fiber in your body for an intense workout that follows.
Generally when giddy headed guys hit the gym, they start off with a couple of static stretches, loosening up of the muscles or simply run on the treadmill for 5 minutes. This warm up is called the “namesake” warm-up. It is usually done to silence the scruples. Now feeling completely satisfied that “I’ve done my warm up”, the typical guy will hit the gym hard with his regular training.
Now even though we know that this is not a good kind of pre workout routine to follow, we nevertheless abide by it faithfully. After all who’s gonna spend an additional 15-20 minutes just warming up, right?
Some of the toughest and strongest men in the gym, who swear by their weights and workouts, have an Achilles heel for a little something. Something that brings them down to the level of an innocent and excited 7 yr old on his first trip to Disney land.
Uh huh…..Desserts! I love ice-creams, and so do you. Let’s face it… it’s something that soothes a pulled out tooth or even a broken heart. Now who said desserts were bad for you? Being an exponent of fitness, you would least expect me to be saying this? But strangely enough I am and here’s what I mean…
Desserts don’t have to be off-limits while training, just like carbs or fat. As long as you get your macros right, you can surely afford to spare yourself some tongue pleasers And if you’ve got the rest of your meals down right, you can definitely spare one for an awesome healthy dessert.
If there is one question I keep getting again and again at my fanpage, it’s “How did *insert famous celebrity name here* get huge and shredded so damn fast?”
To make matters worst, the biggest physique transformation ever to hit the Indian public came about…
Hrithik Roshan and his incredible transformation got just about every young Indian fitness enthusiast scratching his head going…”How the hell did that happen?”
And as that transformation story inspired the millions of this nation, so did it raise the number of questions from perplexed young gym-goers.
“How come I can’t get that in spite of years of hard work?”
“How did he do it so quickly?”
Lets look into the numerous reasons for “How your favorite celebrity got that dream body in such less time”
*Note: Just because I mentioned Hrithik’s name DOES NOT mean that this article is targeted towards him or his transformation in particular. The points mentioned are what apply to MOST celeb transformations but some of them MAY NOT be true for certain celebs or their transformations. So keep that in mind before you proceed.*
Everyone talks about burning fat. Literally…EVERYONE!
But did you know that fat burning occurs in three different timezones?
And if you want to lose significant fat and get a lean mean physique you will have to MAXIMIZE fat burning in ALL 3 Timezones. Not 1, not 2…..ALL THREE.
What are these different timezones?
There are a lot of arguments been thrown around about meal frequency and how often one has to eat in order to achieve their desired physique.
On one side you have extreme “bros” who stick to the typical 6-7 meals a day routine.
On the other, “science followers” who say doing that its all bogus and 3 meals a day work just as well.
So today I will feature a video response to a question put to me by a follower at my Facebook page where I touch upon this issue with a pragmatic approach.
Check it out: