Did you know tight clothing can be hazardous to your health? Read on and find out how wearing skinny jeans and pencil skirts places you at greater risk for injury, and even worse, nerve or muscle damage. Save those tight outfits for a special occasion!
One of the biggest concerns that come with aging is maintaining a healthy blood sugar and avoiding insulin resistance. Diet and exercise play a huge role in keeping type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance at bay. As it turns out, there’s a spice that can help too. Read on and find out what it is and how to enjoy its benefits.
What would a strength training routine be without squats? You can approach squats in several ways by doing partial squats, full squats or deep squats, which raises the question – how low should you go when doing squats? Are the risks or advantages to going deeper? Find out.
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July 2015 …This rotation is all about heavier lifting and body fat loss. Shock your metabolism with this mixture of heavy weights, hiit workouts and yoga. Because of the “heavy” demands of this rotation you will have two days off per week every other week. Eat a super clean diet along with this rotation and watch your body burn fat and your muscle lean up.
Building strength and muscle definition isn’t easy. It takes patience, consistency, and the right kind of training. Underlying all resistance training programs are certain principles backed by science. Here are four principles of resistance training and how some people get them wrong and fail to get the results they’re looking for.
Once you’ve worked hard and developed a certain amount of strength and muscle mass, you don’t want to lose it. How hard do you have to train if you only want to maintain it? Find out what research shows.
The FDA’s move to ban trans-fats is a small victory for health, but it won’t make processed foods that much healthier. Trans-fat, in the form of partially hydrogenated oil, has to be replaced with another type of fat. What will it be – and will it be a healthier alternative?
More people are embracing yoga as a way to work out. Yes, yoga improves flexibility and balance, but can it help you build strength? Read on and discover what research shows about strength gains and yoga.
Stress is a part of life, but, for some people, it can lead to chronic anxiety. Now, a new study shows some of the anxiety people feel comes from a surprising source – sitting too much! Read on and find out why being sedentary might create stress and anxiety and how staying active and exercise can help you get peace of mind.