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Health nuggets
Health nuggets

Health nuggets

Let's explore the key facts on critical health issues: Staying fit and healthy, opinion pieces, and new frontiers in medical science.


BACK OR FRONT SQUATS? What’s the best way to work on the quads?

9 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

The Squat is rightfully considered as one of the best exercises for the lower body due to its ability to recruit the largest and most powerful group of muscles in the human body, the Quads. Other key muscles involved in the movement include the Harms...

THE BENCH PRESS: Does it really matter whether you are using a flat or incline?

5 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

As set forth in one of my previous posts; the Bench Press is to the upper body as the Squat is to the lower body. Research and experience has so far taught us that it is quite indispensable when it comes to building the ideal strength and physique in...

BARBELL BENCH PRESS vs. DUMBBELL FLYES

7 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Allison-mhangoh

  Is the Bench Press really the rock-star of Chest exercises for more muscle and strength? How good is it, and how does it really compare to the Dumbbell Flyes? A quick look at popular opinion reveals two main schools of thought: The Bench Press is...

Muscle Stretching: Is it necessary? Should I Stretch before or after workouts?

6 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

Anyone with a remote interest in workouts should have a basic idea of muscle stretching and its significance. However, answers to the most basic questions on the subject are mostly a matter of speculation. There seems to be a lot of fuzzy areas on t...

Why do my Muscles get Sore After Working out? How can I Deal With it?

4 May 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

Muscle Soreness is a common menace associated with regular exercise, especially for starters. Chances are that you’ve already felt the sting before, especially in the initial stages of the exercise program or whenever you tried to upgrade to a more...

Best supplements for Strength Training and Muscle Building: Creatine

2 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

Is the use of Creatine as a supplement worth the money and effort?   Creatine is a naturally occurring substance in muscle cells that plays a key role in the process of generation of energy for force production to effect movement. Due to this role,...

Building Muscle Strength and Size: Making sense of gym exercise equipment

1 May 2021 8 minute read 1 comment Allison-mhangoh

The gym can be a confusing place, especially when you’re just starting out on a strength training or muscle building program. There seems to be a lot of complicated machines and devices, which can be off-putting when you don’t have some background kn...

How to build Muscle Strength and Size: Key principles

30 Apr 2021 6 minute read 2 comments Allison-mhangoh

There seems to be a lot of hearsay when it comes to exercising for strength and body building. Everyone seems to have their own version of the story, primarily because of their experience, or what they’ve heard from their “fitness role models”. There...

Best Shoulder Workouts: Building bigger, stronger shoulders

28 Apr 2021 7 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

A well-developed shoulder goes beyond great looks and physique. It’s key to a more powerful upper body, which is great for basic everyday activities. Furthermore, it’s key to better performance in exercises for other regions such as the back, arms a...

Heart Disease and Regular Physical Exercise

27 Apr 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Allison-mhangoh

Do not under-estimate the value of working out and staying active, regular exercise can effectively help you evade the world’s biggest killer: Heart Disease. Let’s get to the bottom of this by exploring what the scientific community has established s...