Menopause is a difficult time for women. It’s that time in which most of them already have self-sufficient children, employment, recognition, but at the same time things start to change. The skin becomes thinner, softer. The belly is more prominent, the accumulation of fat can increase, the hair needs to be dyed more often, not only to change the look, but because that white root really bothers. Continue reading Menopause, a (an opportunity to) change!

This is a question that many physical education teachers, doctors, and physiotherapists make. I do not know if I’m right, but in my opinion the reason begins very early in people’s lives. And the answer for me is simple. They do not know how to exercise. They have not learned. Simple as that. Continue reading Why some people do not like to exercise?

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Weight loss can reduce the health risks associated with excess weight or obesity. However, the most effective method of losing weight remains unclear. Some programs emphasize physical activity, others diet, but the existing evidence are often contradictory. Continue reading What to do: diet, exercise or both?

Today we will talk about the effects of exercise on health. When a person decides to exercise, they look for a professional coach be it physical or emotional. This professional may be in a gym, at a club or even a personal referred by a friend. Surely this professional will guide the exercises should be done at least three times a week; and that’s what we talk about in this post. Continue reading Eat, sleep and training

“In 1957, the nutrition researcher Fred Kummerow was one of the first to point out the malice of TRANSFATS and relate them to cardiovascular diseases. “Folha de São Paulo, 06/20/2015 Continue reading Normally FDA bans use of trans fats in processed food in USA

The fat that is in your body today is not the same as last month. This is a fact. But how is this possible? What happens is that the fat is stored in your body today, either in excess or is in healthy amounts is necessary for survival. This means that we use fat that stored and that reduces it from the cells. Continue reading Did you know that your fat today is not the same from the past month?

Have you heard that exercises like swimming and rowing are good for asthma? I believe so, however exercises are very good for asthmatics. What I mean by this is that the exercises act much on the body of the person and not on the disease. There is rather an improvement in the picture, by various factors. Let’s talk about one of them. Continue reading Exercises to improve respiratory disorders

Although we are in the twenty-first century, and in spite of all the evolution in technology and advancement of medicine, cancer oftenly still scares a lot – especially breast cancer, which brings mutilation of the body to many women. Continue reading Exercise and breast cancer

Nowadays it is in to have a muscular and well defined body and the most pronounced word by the followers of this fad is hypertrophy.

But what does hypertrophy means?

The technical definition is: the increase of cellular content. Continue reading The Hypertrophy Fad… what is this?

Let’s talk numbers? It is known that to look only at the “weight” as a reference to evaluate weight loss, is not the best way. When we lose weight, we might not be just losing fat. We are losing water, lean body mass (muscle) and when we step up on the scale, it is not possible to make that distinction. But unfortunately, most people like to use this form. So, join me, let’s talk about “weight”. Continue reading With an eye on the scale: let’s talk numbers