Resistance training is your ticket to becoming stronger and more defined – but that’s not the only reason to do it. Have you ever thought about how resistance training impacts other tissues – like the connective tissue that gives your body support and resistance to injury? Find out how the benefits of resistance training go beyond building bigger muscles
There are lots of reasons to limit the amount of processed foods in your diet. A new study suggests an ingredient common in processed foods may trigger metabolic issues and weight gain. As if the sugar in processed foods isn’t bad enough, here’s another reason to avoid them.
Why do some people form the exercise habit and stick with it while others never get very far? According to a new study, mindfulness may be a factor. Find out how mindfulness relates to exercise success and how you can use it to stay motivated to work out.
Green is the color when it comes to good health, but it’s not always easy to get the green veggies your body needs each day. Need some ideas? Here are four simple ways to enjoy the health benefits of green vegetables you may not have considered.
Sure, high-intensity interval training boosts fat loss and improves cardiovascular health, but it may help you age more slowly as well. Read on and find out more about the anti-aging benefits of short, but intense, workouts.
When you think of a healthy carbohydrate source, do beans come to mind? Maybe they should. You’re probably familiar with the most common beans – kidney beans, black beans and pinto beans – but there are other types of beans you probably haven’t tried. Find out what they are and the potential health benefits they offer.
Women, on average, have a lower aerobic capacity than men. That’s why women typically don’t perform quite as well as men in endurance sports. There are a number of reasons for this. Now, a new study shows women have to work harder to breathe during exercise relative to men and this may impact exercise performance. Find out more.
Is there an optimal training frequency for maximizing muscle growth? This article focuses on research comparing resistance training frequencies. Read on and find out whether training more often will lead to greater muscle size.
When do you usually work out? Certain types of people may be best suited to working out first thing in the morning. How do you know if that applies to you? Here are four types of people who benefit most from working out in the morning.
Cancer is a frightening diagnosis and one most people want to avoid. Fortunately, lifestyle factors count when it comes to lowering your risk for this common disease. Now scientists have identified a brain protein that helps keep cancer in check and it’s influenced by lifestyle, especially your sleep patterns. Read on to find out more about this cancer protective protein.