Functional training is growing in popularity because it builds “practical strength” that can be applied to everyday life. This article discusses the benefits of doing a functional strength workout.
They taste sweet, but they’re surprisingly good for you. Research shows they contain natural chemicals that help to ward off disease. Discover the health benefits of berries and how to add more of these tasty orbs to your diet.
Do you experience headaches when you exercise? Exertional headaches aren’t uncommon. Find out what causes them and six steps you can take to prevent them.
Blueberries are deliciously sweet when eaten alone or with yogurt, and they are also among the very best fruits to consume if you want to improve your overall health. They have a positive impact on many parts of the human body, ranging from the brain to the blood. Read on to discover twelve reasons why you should add more blueberries to your diet.
Xtrain is a workout series that has been designed to be used by different people in different ways. Take Burn Sets for an example. This DVD contains two time efficient heavy weight workouts: Warm Up, Chest/Back/Shoulders/Stretch – 50:23 Warm Up, Bi’s and Tri’s/Stretch37:11 But you’re not limited by the two workouts listed above. You can utilize […]
Before I tell you about the Hip Thrust, just want to remind everyone that our current XTrain pre-sale prices will end Oct 30th. Now, let me tell you about perhaps the best exercise you can do for your glutes and best of all – you can do it at home. The Glutes are an […]
It would seem that if you’re trying to lose weight, the longer you exercise the better. An hour is better than thirty minutes? After all, you’ll burn more calories in 60 minutes than 30 if you maintain the same intensity. But recent research calls this idea into question.
Insulin resistance, or metabolic syndrome, is a precursor to health problems like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Some people assume they’re not at risk because they’re not overweight. Not necessarily so. Twenty-percent of people who are insulin resistant are of normal weight. So how do you know if you have it? This article discusses the symptoms you might experience if you’re insulin resistant and signs that doctors use to make the diagnosis.
Being healthy and fit can at times seem challenging. Getting an adequate nutrition can be especially difficult due to the modern, high-paced lifestyles many people are currently leading. Many use nutritional supplements to help fill unmet nutritional needs. For some, however, even the best supplementation doesn’t seem to be enough.
You already know that diets high in processed carbs and sugar aren’t good for your waistline, but a new study points to another drawback of eating the wrong kinds of carbohydrates. It could impact your memory and brain health. Find out more about how diet affects cognitive function and what types of foods to add to your plate – and which to avoid.