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6 Tricks to a Flat Stomach

6 Tricks to a Flat Stomach

Nov 10 2015

  Who doesn’t want a flat stomach? As a person trainer I can tell you, 95% of my clients come to me asking for a tight, toned midsection. Here are some of my tips to help you achieve that dream: Cardio – The truth is the best way to see your abs is to reduce the fat surrounding them. For us women, that’s where we store most of our fat. 45-60 min of cardio 4-6 days a week should do the trick and help shrink that stomach. Diet – A flat stomach is made in the kitchen; we’ve all heard...

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Runner's High Motivated the Evolution of Exercise, Research Suggests

Runner's High Motivated the Evolution of Exercise, Research Suggests

Nov 05 2015 Tags: Articles

  In the last century something unexpected happened: humans became sedentary. We traded in our active lifestyles for a more immobile existence. But these were not the conditions under which we evolved. David Raichlen from the University of Arizona, USA, explains that our hunter-gatherer predecessors were long-distance endurance athletes. 'Aerobic activity has played a role in the evolution of lots of different systems in the human body, which may explain why aerobic exercise seems to be so good for us', says Raichlen. However, he points out that testing the hypothesis that we evolved for high-endurance performance is problematic, because most...

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