Tag Archives: resistance training

Protein Supplements : The Truth Revealed


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD There is no denying that protein is an extremely important substance when it comes to exercise.  Skeletal muscles compile approximately 40% of the bodyweight of the average person, and hold about 60% of the bodies … Continue reading

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Is it safe for children to lift weights?


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD Over the past couple of decades there has been an explosion in awareness of the importance of physical exercise to the health of wellbeing of the population.  As a result there has been an increase … Continue reading

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Will My Muscle Turn to Fat if I Stop Lifting Weights?


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the most damaging but commonly believed myths out there about exercise is the thought that if you stop exercising, all of the muscle that you have built or developed will be converted to. … Continue reading

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Resistance Training


By Murtaza Ahmed MD In the previous post I talked about why you should exercise, but when it comes to exercise there are two major types, aerobic (‘cardio’) and resistance.  These two forms of training are very different in their execution … Continue reading

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