Men have greater absolute strength than women but do they differ in their response to strength training? Find out how men and women differ in their response to strength training and why strength training is just as important for women.
It seems that everyone is seeking a magic substance that will confer vitality, youth, and beauty. Often products with rare components and expensive price tags are purchased in this pursuit. However a common household staple can boost your health, your looks, and the comfort of your home more than you might have realized. Apple cider vinegar, something many people have in a cupboard, is a homey staple that ought to move to center stage.
A number of things impact body weight – genes, diet, exercise and lifestyle habits – but what about light exposure? A fascinating study shows a link between exposure to early morning sunlight and BMI. Find out more.
There are a number of ways to structure an interval training workout. The active intervals can be long or short and the rest periods adjusted appropriately. Is there a “best” way to structure interval training? Find out what one study shows and how to choose the proper structure to achieve your goals.
Can adding more protein to your diet help you lose more body fat? Is animal protein better than plant-based proteins for shedding fat? Find out what research shows about protein and its role in fat loss.
Is green tea the ideal pre-workout beverage? A new study shows green tea and exercise together may offer some unexpected benefits. Find out what new research shows about green tea, fat burning, fat loss and exercise.
Cardiovascular training is an important part of any training program but not everyone approaches it the right way. Here are five common mistakes people make when doing cardiovascular exercise and how they make it harder to change your body composition.
Lots of causes for obesity have been proposed from genetic causes to environmental ones. Now a new study finds a link between how carbohydrates are broken down and a person’s risk for obesity. Get the full details on this interesting new finding.
When you’re short on time you may have limited time to eat – much less prepare vegetables. Don’t let that stop you from getting your five a day. Here are seven tips for adding more vegetables to your diet even when you’re strapped for time.
Tight or achy muscles? Experiencing more injuries and soreness? Find out how a foam roller and a technique called self-myofascial massage can help you feel better and improve your performance.