Month: June 2017

Self Defense 101

Self-Defense is defined as being able to defend oneself from all things bad by utilizing techniques that can neutralize an enemy by any means necessary. Pretty tough words, but by using simple things such as common sense and a little self-confidence, certain situations can be avoided. For instance, locking your car doors as soon as…

Anaerobic Training vs. Aerobic Training

Aerobic training doesn’t work as well as anaerobic training. First of all who really wants to spend an hour running, cycling, etc…? Your body will adapt to it. As you get fitter, it becomes harder to burn the same amount of calories as when you started exercising because your body becomes more efficient. So the…

Cortisol – The Death Hormone

Cortisol, (referred to as the stress hormone) is a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands. Cortisol counter acts fat storing effects of insulin by accelerating the process of gluconeogenesis, a way to make glucose (energy) from non-carbohydrate sources including making glucose from amino acids. Amino Acids that can be converted into glucose…