Lack of sleep and how it affects the brain

Ever wondered if burning the candle at both ends is bad for your health? Here’s a look at an experiment that highlights the issues associated with a lack of sleep.

Training hard requires adequate rest. Sleep (along with nutrition) is a major part of the post-workout recovery process. Getting enough sleep is vital, not only physiologically but psychologically as well, therefore it’s important to get a good balance between training hard and recovery. Power naps, weekend lie-ins and early nights can all help to make you fitter, healthier, happier and perform better.

The illusion of being “toned”

The lean and “toned” body that many females aspire to when they see it in a dress, actually looks a lot more “manly” (as some people who don’t get how it works would say) when pumped.