CHZLD's Posts

Limitations of Body Measurements Machines

20 Feb 2024

In the pursuit of fitness and body composition goals, many individuals turn to advanced technologies such as InBody and DEXA machines for precise body measurements. These tools offer insights into muscle mass, body fat percentage, and bone density, among other metrics. While they can provide valuable data, it’s essential to understand their limitations and the […]

Unravelling Social Media’s Influence on Body Image

18 Jan 2024

In an age dominated by digital platforms, social media has evolved into a double-edged sword, significantly impacting perceptions of body image and influencing health choices. Concurrently, the rise of fitness influencers has introduced a new dynamic in wellness promotion, particularly regarding supplement endorsements. This article delves into these intertwined phenomena, exploring their implications on individual […]

Exercise as a Mental Health Tool

3 Mar 2023

Regular physical activity is one of the most effective ways to improve both physical and mental health. Engaging in a variety of activities such as walking, running, cycling, swimming, or doing household chores can help maintain a healthy weight. They also help reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, high […]

Sleep Restriction: Is It Changing Your Body Composition?

20 Apr 2022

Arguably one of the most important aspects in life. In fact I will as far as say, sleep is just as important as training and diet if not more.¬† Sleep restriction may increase your chance of disease, performance, and even weight gain.¬†Those who had shorter durations of sleep at night were 55% more likely to […]

Is Fasted Cardio Superior for Fat Loss?

15 Mar 2022

Fasted cardio is the fitness¬†hypothesis that working out on an empty stomach or after a prolonged period of fasting can lead to greater fat loss. There are fitness professionals who adhere to this theory. However, we need to understand that there is a vast difference between fat burning and fat oxidation. The theoretical basis behind […]

6 Signs That You Are Undereating

24 Jan 2022

Some people undereat intentionally. Often as a result of adhering to a highly restrictive diet or due to following popular health trends. Sometimes these diets and trends can be misinterpreted or contain inappropriate nutritional advise, which could lead to undereating. 1. Cravings Being hungry all the time is one of the more obvious signs that […]

Protein Spiking

13 Jan 2022

“Protein spiking” or nitrogen/amino spiking is a common method used by some supplement companies to put less protein than listed on the protein label and avoid being caught. Every fitness individual out there loves protein powders. It’s a quick, convenient, and cost-effective way to reach your daily protein targets. Protein powders are also popular due […]