No doubt you need more protein when you resistance train regularly, but protein can be animal or plant based. Some people believe animal protein is superior to plant-based sources for muscle strength and hypertrophy. Is there any truth to this?
It’s now common knowledge that sitting is bad for your health – but have you ever wondered why? Read on and discover 5 reasons why sitting too much is bad news regardless of whether you do a daily workout.
Micronutrients – you need them for good health, but can they help you control hunger too? Find out what micronutrients are, where you find them and how they can help you get a handle on hunger and food cravings.
Everyone, especially women, need strong hamstrings. Find out how weak hamstring muscles increase our risk for injury, why women need more hamstring work than men, and how to best target this important muscle group.
Aging happens whether you like it or not, but have you ever wondered WHY we age and what we can do to slow down the process? This article discusses current theories of why we age and what you can do from a lifestyle standpoint to slow it down.
Lately, more studies have shown the importance, from a health standpoint, of getting enough sleep. Now a new study shows even minor amounts of sleep loss have metabolic consequences and can even impact your body weight. Find out, once again, why sleep is part of the “stay healthy” equation just like exercise and nutrition.
Who doesn’t want to live a long life, as long as you’re able to do the things you enjoy? Some people believe genetics are the primary determinant of aging. Is this true or can you extend your lifespan through healthy lifestyle habits? Find out what research shows and discover 4 health and longevity markers you can test at home.
You probably already know that Eggland’s Best eggs are a good source of protein – but they’re so much more than that. Did you know eggs contain antioxidants? Find out more about the health benefits of eggs and why they’re a good choice for breakfast or any meal.
One resistance training variable that bodybuilders don’t change enough is rep speed and cadence. By slowing down the speed of your reps, you increase the time a muscle is under tension. This is the basis for a form of training called “super-slow” training. Find out more about time under tension, rep speeds, slow training and how they impact muscle gains.
Why is it so hard to eat healthy consistently? It’s easy to get so busy that you grab something unhealthy out of convenience. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a little planning, you can pull off healthy eating without a hitch. Here are some tips to make it a easier.