When trying to conceive, how do we keep romance in our sex life?At first, it’s a dream come true for many men: a partner who wants sex, wants a lot of it, and wants it now. But over time, this can wear thin. When sex is timed around ovulation, with the sole goal of procreation, foreplay and your emotional connection can go right out the window. Men can start...Full Post
How can my partner and I improve our chances of getting pregnant?In most situations two people achieve pregnancy, and both should optimize their health prior to attempting conception. Many studies indicate that the following advice will improve a couple's chance of conceiving:
1) The greatest chance of conception follows intercourse during the fertile ...Full Post
How much rest should I take between sets of resistance training exercises?
The amount of rest you take between your sets of resistance exercise depends on the goal you are trying to achieve.For example, if your goal is to improve muscular endurance, it is recommended that the rest interval between sets of resistance exercise last anywhere from 0-90 seconds.If your goal...Full Post
What are the best exercises for defining muscles?
The level of muscular definition you have is largely dependent upon the amount of adipose tissue or fat you have over your existing musculature. To increase muscular definition, you should combine aerobic exercise with caloric restriction to decrease the amount of visible body fat on the body. As the...Full Post
What precautions should I take when doing biceps curls?Keeping the arm in a mechanically correct position during biceps curls fatigues the biceps muscles more quickly and with lighter weight. However, pushing past fatigue in order to reach a predetermined number of repetitions or lift heavier weight, the elbow compensates by rocking forward and back....Full Post
What daily tasks count as physical activity?
Physical activity can be anything that increases heart rate or stresses normal body physiology. Several things done through the day can be considered physical activity. Here is just a small sample of potential daily tasks, which can count as physical activity:
- Climbing stairs
- Walking to the mailbox