It’s a common misbelief that you should feel tired after a workout. And in some cases, it’s true. However, when done properly, exercising can actually leave you with more energy than when you started.
Our bodies are very efficient machines. They only do as much work as necessary. If our energy demand is low, so will the production of energy to meet that demand. At the heart of energy production are little “energy factories” called mitochondria within each cell. Basically their job is to take food and turn it into energy to fuel our body. The more energy we use, the harder mitochondria work to meet the energy demand – up to a point.
So if you’re feeling completely spent after a workout, it could be from any of these reasons.
So you’ve been hitting the gym for quite some time, you’re past the novice stage, and showing good progress. However, you’re now looking to add more strength to your body but find yourself confused over the next appropriate step.
Should you be going for heavier weights or more reps at this particular stage of your training? This confusion results from plethora of information you get from your friends, training partners and internet forums.
4 Diet Changes To Make If You Want To Tone Your Body
What you eat is just as important as how you exercise if you want to tone your body. Following the wrong diet plan can wreak havoc on your workouts. This can make it difficult to tone up regardless of how tough or how often your exercise routines are.