So many myths about losing weight and body fat prevail – what are you to believe? Here are five of the most common fat loss myths dispelled – so you don’t have to fall for them.
You probably know people who are always on a diet. They reduce their calorie consumption to the point that they lose weight but are unhappy because they feel deprived. Do this long enough and your metabolism slows as your body senses that the energy supply is low. You might assume that once you return to […]
You probably know that exercise is good for the health of your brain – but why? Read on and discover five brain-healthy chemicals that increase in response to a workout.
More and more people are following a gluten-free diet these days, some out of necessity. Yet there’s another condition that many people confuse with gluten intolerance – wheat allergy. This article discusses wheat allergies and how they differ from gluten intolerance and celiac disease.
B vitamins are involved in energy production. Does that mean you need more B vitamins if you work out? Find out what research shows about this issue and which B vitamins are most important for athletes.
Vitamin D – you need it for healthy bones, for strong muscles, and a healthy immune system but a significant number of people aren’t getting enough. How about you? Here are 5 factors that can reduce your vitamin D level.
Are you lifting weights to build muscle definition and not getting the results you’re looking for? Here are five possible reasons why you’re not getting enough return on your weight training efforts.
BMI is the current “standard” health professionals use to determine whether you’re overweight or obese and what your future health risks might be. Unfortunately, it’s a flawed measure. This article looks at other ways to measure where you are on the health and weight continuum.
If you want to get the most out of weight training, it’s important to understand the size principle and how muscles are recruited when you lift. Read on and discover how this principle can help you fine-tune your training.
When you weight train, your focus is on increasing muscle strength and size – but what about muscle quality? Muscle quantity and quality aren’t necessarily correlated. Find out what characterizes a high-quality muscle and how muscle quality changes with age.