How hard are you exercising when you do a high-intensity interval workout or moderate-intensity cardio? How do you know? In this article, you’ll find out why it’s important to know how hard you’re exercising. You’ll also discover simple ways to measure exercise intensity.
Are you counting on exercise alone to lose weight? Although exercise is vital for health and for a healthy body composition, it, along, may not be enough to control your weight. Here’s why.
Genes are something you inherit from your parents but are you bound by your genetics? Even more compelling, can the diet that you eat influence your genes? Find out.
Vitamin D – you know you need it for bone and immune health, but can it also help you improve your body composition? Discover another reason why you should optimize your level of vitamin D.
Protein – it’s the most satiating of the macronutrients. Yet, one type of protein may be MORE filling than the others. Find out which one.
When you get a physical, your health care provider probably checks a cholesterol level. It’s good to know your numbers, but don’t focus so much on your cholesterol count that you ignore these other numbers that may indicate a higher risk of heart disease and stroke.
How do you target your glutes? If you’re like most people, you do squats, deadlifts, and lunges. However, even if you change the resistance your muscles can adapt to being worked the same way all the time. What about isometric exercises, like glute squeezes?
Do you have a cheat day once a week where you eat anything you want? Cheat days are encouraged by some trainers – but are they really a good idea?
You’ve heard about the health benefits of omega-3s but did you know that consuming more of them may help your workout? Find out how.
Can what you eat impact your life span? If so, what’s the best way to eat for longevity? Read on and discover what the maximum human lifespan is projected to be and what eating plans could help you get there.