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How Do I Lost Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?
How Do I Lost Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

Ah, the age-old question: How do I lose fat and gain muscle at the same time? Some say it's impossible. We say anything is possible! The process of losing fat and gaining muscle at the same time is called body recomposition (or, often in the world of gym-goers,...

What is My Body Fat Percentage, and How Can I Lower It?
What is My Body Fat Percentage, and How Can I Lower It?

Many people are curious about their body fat percentage. What is my body fat percentage? Can I change it? How is body fat percentage measured? If you’ve ever wondered about what exactly body fat percentage means and how to calculate yours, you’ve come to the right...

Do I Need to Train Abs Every Day? The Secret to a Shredded Core
Do I Need to Train Abs Every Day? The Secret to a Shredded Core

More is always better…right? Everyone wants more money, more time, and more friends. But is training abs more going to yield better results?Well, when it comes to training abs, more isn’t exactly better. In fact, training your abs every day can actually be detrimental...

Fighting Depression With Exercise
Fighting Depression With Exercise

We all know someone who's had a struggle with depression. Maybe you've even suffered from it yourself. There is no shame in having depression. But, if you could do something to bolster your fight against this emotional setback, wouldn't you like to? Depression is much...

The Truth About Building Muscle After 50
The Truth About Building Muscle After 50

When people over the age of 50 are looking to build muscle, many of them ask a similar question: “Is it even possible?” To that, I say, "Absolutely!" Building muscle after 50 may feel daunting. After all, you are no longer in your prime years for testosterone...

Walking Just 10 Minutes a Day May Lead to a Longer Life
Walking Just 10 Minutes a Day May Lead to a Longer Life

Walking is one of the cheapest and easiest types of exercise on offer to everyone. No matter your current fitness level, it’s an easy way to help improve your health without having to invest in a fancy gym membership. The great news is that research suggests that just...

3 Of The Biggest Killers!
3 Of The Biggest Killers!

The facts surrounding the biggest killers of our population are shocking to hear, but they are something we all need to be aware of to help extend our lives. Let’s take a look at the three biggest killers and the simple changes you can make in your life to avoid...

Premature Death Rates Decrease With Exercise
Premature Death Rates Decrease With Exercise

We all know that exercise can offer many benefits to our lives, but did you know that it’s one of the key things you can do to decrease the chance of premature death? Just a short session of exercise each day could be the thing that gives you many more years of life...

Changing Your Diet Could Add Up To 13 Years To Your Life
Changing Your Diet Could Add Up To 13 Years To Your Life

We are all looking for ways to make the most of every day of our lives, so wouldn’t it be incredible if you could make a few simple changes to your diet to add extra years to your life? While many of us focus on keeping active to improve our health, our diet also has...

Does Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?
Does Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?

If weight loss is one of your top goals for 2022, you might be wondering what you can do to speed up the process. Drinking water is one of the most commonly discussed ways to lose weight, so we are often asked whether this is an effective tool to help with your weight...

Fitting Physical Fitness into Your Busy Schedule
Fitting Physical Fitness into Your Busy Schedule

With everything we have to do in our work and personal lives each day, for many of us, physical fitness is the last thing we have time for. If you are struggling to find time to exercise in your schedule, keep reading as we share some of the easiest ways to add more...

Top Spotify Music Playlists to Listen to During Your Workout
Top Spotify Music Playlists to Listen to During Your Workout

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to train more regularly, you’ll want to find the right playlist to motivate you throughout your workout. Today we’re going to share some of the top Spotify playlists for all music tastes to help keep you going during even the...

How Much Protein Do You Actually Need?
How Much Protein Do You Actually Need?

Protein is a key component of anyone’s diet, but a question we often receive is how much protein is really needed. Keep reading to discover the amount of protein you need to consume each day and the top ways to add more protein into your diet.   Why Do We Need to Eat...

Meal Planning with your Instant Pot
Meal Planning with your Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is one of the best tools for anyone looking to cook quick and healthy meals for their family. When trying to improve your daily meals, we highly recommend meal planning at the start of each week. Today we’re going to share our top tips for meal...

COVID-19 Symptoms Found to be Much Less in Physically Active People
COVID-19 Symptoms Found to be Much Less in Physically Active People

COVID-19 has taken over many aspects of our lives in the past year, and we're looking for ways to minimize the risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes. In a study of 48,440 adult patients conducted in the United States, it was suggested that physical inactivity puts adults...

Do Collagen Supplements Actually Work?
Do Collagen Supplements Actually Work?

Over the past few years, collagen supplements have received more attention from both men and women. If you aren't already taking collagen supplements each day, you may be wondering if this supplement is worth adding to your daily routine. To help you out, we're going...

Top 5 Health Supplements! Why Food Isn’t Enough
Top 5 Health Supplements! Why Food Isn’t Enough

Many people believe that they’ll receive all of the nutrients and vitamins they need by eating a well-rounded and healthy diet. However, with the way our food products are manufactured, many of the key nutrients we need to feel our best are often removed during the process. On top of the junk food that we often consume today, we also live busy lives that are filled with stress and unhealthy habits. If you are looking to increase your energy levels and performance, you’ll want to consider adding these top five health supplements into your daily routine.

The Importance Of Physical Exercise Among Older People
The Importance Of Physical Exercise Among Older People

Physical activity is critical for individuals of all ages, but within older people, it can improve their quality of life and overall health. As we grow older, concerns about falls and our physical function increase, but exercise can help combat some of these issues when we incorporate physical activity into our routine regularly.

Exercise Boosts Immunity and Makes Vaccines More Effective
Exercise Boosts Immunity and Makes Vaccines More Effective

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on our health and wellbeing, and more research is being undertaken on immunity and vaccines than ever before. While the world is slowly being vaccinated against the virus, individuals are still looking for ways to boost their immune system and protect themselves further. With so many people spending increased amounts of time at home in the past year, there has been a concerning decrease in physical activity for many individuals. Here we’re going to look at the link between exercise and immunity so you can help protect yourself further this year with a more active lifestyle.

Accelerate Fat Loss with a High Protein Diet
Accelerate Fat Loss with a High Protein Diet

Here at XCEL Fitness, one of the most common questions we are asked is how to accelerate fat loss. Research suggests that a very high protein diet, compared to a diet with normal protein levels, can help speed up the fat loss process. Today we’re going to share with you how you can incorporate a high protein diet into your life to accelerate fat loss.

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