Aging – it’s something we don’t like to think about, but it happens. We often hear about the importance lifestyle plays in health but can it slow down the aging process? How much control do we really have over how fast we age?
If you’re ever been awed by the athletic performance of a top-level athlete, you might wonder how they got that way. Are athletes more a product of genetics or can a less genetically gifted person reach the peak of athleticism through training?
With training, we’re so focused on keeping muscles healthy and injury free that we forget about another important component that allows us to move – fascia. Find out what fascia is, the role it plays in fitness training, and what you can do to keep it healthy.
Joint health is often overlooked until the first signs of osteoarthritis appear. This article looks at the importance of keeping your cartilage healthy and how to do it, so you can enjoy many years of pain-free activities.
Protein is the most satiating of all the macronutrients and one you need more of if you do high-intensity exercise or resistance training. Research also shows high-protein diets helps with weight loss. Now a new study shows an unexpected benefit of consuming more protein when dieting. Find out what it is.
Do you have resistance bands? More importantly, are you using them? If so, why not? This article discusses five reasons why you should add resistance bands to your fitness routine and why.
Do you have a pot belly that just won’t go away? The problem may not be excess fat but a weakening of the fabric that holds your tummy in. It’s more common in women after pregnancy but you can get it even if you’ve never been pregnant. Find out more.
Functional hypertrophy training – have you heard of it? This article discusses what this type of training involves, the benefits it offers, and tips for how to do it.
High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a fast and effective way to work out and improve the health of your heart at the same. Now, new research shows high-intensity exercise may have another benefit – it may slow down brain aging.
Many people are looking for a magical weight loss food or supplement. Unfortunately, none exists. Still, there are foods that give you a slight edge when it comes to shedding body fat. Here’s one of them.