What is metabolism? How does it work?

What is Metabolism and Why is it Important? Metabolism is the amount of energy that is required to sustain the basic functions of the body. Your body constantly burns calories during eating, sleeping, cleaning and similar activities. Metabolism is influenced by body composition. These compositions are the proportion of muscle and fat tissues in the […]

How is fat burning possible?

How should I avoid heart burning to burn fat? Heart beat (heart rate-HR), heart rate is the number of beats per minute. It is usually found by counting the number of strokes within a certain period of time, by gently touching the left temple or inner wrist. In practice, the wrist or temple is touched […]

Breath Work

THE IMPORTANCE OF BREATH                   Breathing is arguably the single most important aspect of yoga. You might say yoga is breathing. Of course, breathing is the mechanism that sustains life, It brings much-needed oxygen to our organs, muscles, and cells. But through coinscious breathing, we can actually […]

Measurement Of Work And Power

  Bench Step    The term ergometry refers to the measurement of work output. The word ergometer refers to the appai ratus or device used to measure a specific type of) work. Many types of ergometers are in use today in exercise physiology laboratories ( figure ).       Figure  Illustrations of four different ergometers used […]

Work And Power Defıned

Work Work is defined as the product of force multiplied by distance: Work = force X distance The SI unit for force is Newtons (N), whereas the SI unit for distance is meters (m). Consider the following example to compute work during a weight-lifting exer-cise. If you lifted a 10-kilogram (Kg) weight upward over the […]

Membrane Transport

                    After binding to a receptor on a membrane, the major effect of some hormones is to activate carrier molecules in or near the membrane to increase the movement of substrates or ions from outside to inside the cell. For example, insulin binds to receptors on […]

Hormone-Receptor Interaction

  Hormones are carried by the circulation to all tissues, but they affect only certain tissues. Tissues responsive to specific hormones have specific protein receptors capable of binding those hormones. These protein receptors should not be viewed as static fixtures asso ciated with cells, but like any cellular structures, they are subject to change. The […]