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Do Fat Cells Get “Fitter” Through Exercise?

Do Fat Cells Get “Fitter” Through Exercise?

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Your muscles use fat as their primary fuel source during low to moderate intensity exercise. That’s the “fat burning” effect of exercise. Fat cells also have other functions that impact your risk for obesity and other health problems. Some research shows regular exercise helps fat cells function more effectively to release stored fat. Find out how fat cells are impacted by physical activity.

Building Strength with Reverse Pyramid Training

Building Strength with Reverse Pyramid Training

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You can take a variety of approaches to strength training. Varying the approach you use can help you avoid plateaus where you stop making strength gains. One popular approach is pyramid training. You can approach pyramid training in two different ways – traditional pyramid training and reverse pyramid training. This article discusses the reverse pyramid method and whether it offers advantages over the traditional approach.

Boost Your Memory with a Single Exercise Session?

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One thing that becomes less “sharp” with age is memory. Fortunately, a healthy lifestyle helps prevent those “memory slips” that come with age. You already know aerobic exercise has brain benefits. Now a new study shows another form of exercise, resistance training, improves memory recall. Best of all, even a single session offers benefits. Get the full scoop.