When you first start weight training, you probably experienced a significant degree of soreness, what is referred to as delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS. But as you kept doing the same exercise, you no longer felt the same degree of soreness. The reason has to do with the “repeated bout effect.” Find out more.
How many times have you heard someone say they’re going on a diet? Yet, how often do they succeed in losing AND maintaining a lower body weight? The statistics are pretty dismal. Read on and discover why it’s time to take a break from dieting and focus on health and wellness instead.
By now you probably know that nuts have a surprising number of health benefits. Munching on nuts may even lower your risk for certain diseases, including heart disease. Is one nut better than another when it comes to health benefits? Find out.
Are deadlifts part of your fitness routine? If not, why aren’t they? Deadlifts are a compound exercise that works multiple muscle groups, giving you lots of benefits in a single move. Read on and discover 5 compelling reasons why you should be doing deadlifts.
Sprouted grains are trendy right now. Visit a health food store or natural food market and you’ll find a sprouted grain flour, sprouted grain cereals, and even sprouted grain pasta. The question is whether sprouted grains offer more nutrition than unsprouted whole grains. Find out what research shows.
You hear a lot about gut bacteria these days and how eating more probiotic-rich foods helps keep your digestive tract healthy. Yet probiotic bacteria do more than keep your intestinal tract healthy. Here are four reasons why you need more gut-friendly probiotic foods in your diet.
As I approach my 30th birthday this February my husband recently told me he thinks I look stronger and better than I did when we met 11 years ago. For the first time in my life I could acknowledge to my husband and myself that I agree with him. I could actually say the words, “Thank you” instead of arguing that he was wrong. Thanks to Cathe and her passion I have discovered and maintained true strength, health, and confidence in my life.
Hi Everyone! This month’s rotation provides a great mix of older & newer, longer & shorter, hiit & steady state, total body strength & split strength workouts. Burn fat, increase cardio capacity & build lean muscle with this month’s variety!
For the past six years, my mornings begin with Cathe Friedrich and her stellar fitness crew, which also includes Amanda, Katie, Nancy, Greg, Rob, Denise, Deazie, Stuart, Marc, Marlo, Kate, and Al. My journey as a Cathelete started September 2009 after several years of doing other
workout DVDs at home and later experienced a plateau where I did not feel appropriately challenged anymore.
By now, you’re probably aware of the many health benefits of high-intensity interval training. In fact, research suggests it may be more beneficial for some aspects of your health than moderate-intensity exercise. Yet, if anything, nutrition is even more important for high-intensity training than moderate-intensity workouts Find out why and how you can maximize the benefits you get from a HIIT workout.