No one wants to become frail as they age, but some adults begin a downward decline into frailty in their mid-sixties. What causes frailty in older adults and what can you do to prevent it? Find out what research shows about staying functional as you age.
Men and women can both improve strength and power and build muscle through training. How do men and women differ in their ability to generate strength and power? Discover what research shows about gender differences in strength and power and what women need to do to maximize their performance in these areas.
Lower back pain and hip pain can both be caused by a leg length discrepancy, an often undiagnosed problem. A leg length discrepancy can cause postural changes, strength imbalances and increase the risk for injuries. Find out more about this phenomenon, what it is, how to know if you have it and what you can do about it.
Are you a healthy eater living with a French fry and pizzaholic? Naturally, you’d like to change their nutritional habits and help them see the benefits of eating a healthy diet. But what if you’re met with resistance? Here are five tips for living with an unhealthy eater without getting thrown off track.
Almost every bodybuilder and fitness buff does squats. Squats are a compound exercise that works multiple muscles groups, including the glutes. But there’s more than one way to do squats. In this article you’ll discover squat variations and modifications that best target the glute muscles.
Eating has a useful function – it helps us refuel. In the best of all possible worlds, we’d only eat when we hungry. Now a new study shows MOST eating is motivated by factors other than hunger. Surprised? Discover how psychological factors subtly influence how much and what you eat.
The holidays can throw your schedule off, including your exercise schedule. That’s why it’s common for people to weigh a few pounds more when January arrives. Don’t let this happen to you. This article discusses five ways to ensure you stay on track with your fitness plan and find time to work out even when time’s limited.
It’s no secret that exercise is important for heart health but what type is best? Most doctors recommend moderate-intensity exercise like brisk walking, but is high-intensity exercise a better choice? Find out what research shows.
Lunges are one of the most effective lower body exercises. When you’ve mastered a basic lunge, you can add more diversity to your workout with lunge variations. This article discusses the benefits that lunges offer and how to “tweak” a lunge to target certain muscles.
Does it seem as if men have an easier time losing body fat than women? Find out what research shows about this issue and why men may have an advantage when it comes to staying lean. You’ll also discover how men and women burn fat differently during exercise and at rest.