The female hormone, estrogen, is important for a variety of reasons, and even helps preserve bone health. Since women lose strength after menopause, you might wonder whether estrogen plays a role in strength and hypertrophy gains. Find out what research shows.
As you might expect, carrying too much body fat increases the risk of health problems, like type 2 diabetes, that reduce lifespan – but where does muscle fit into the equation? Can being stronger or having more muscle mass help you live longer?
When’s the best time to do abdominal training – at the beginning of a workout or towards the end? This article discusses the pros and cons of each approach. It also talks about the importance of doing a variety of ab moves for optimal results.
Circuit training is a type of workout that keeps your body constantly moving. Why would you want to do it? For one, it’s one of the best ways to get a total body workout in the shortest time possible. Read on and discover 5 reasons you might choose to do a circuit workout.
Can eliminating gluten from your diet make you a better athlete? That’s why some athletes believe – but is this backed by science? Read on and find out whether there’s a connection between dietary gluten and exercise performance.
Signup for the 2016 Road Trip will be held starting on Friday, January 29th at 1pm eastern. Historically, this event sells out in a matter of a few minutes, so be ready on Friday, Jan 29th at 1 pm to sign up.
Good health is always in fashion, but food and nutrition trends change. Yesterday’s kale gives rise to tomorrow’s obsession with cauliflower. Read on and find out what the experts predict will be the hottest food and nutrition trends for 2016.
It’s no secret that people lose aerobic capacity and exercise endurance with age, especially those who don’t exercise – but have you ever wondered why? This article discusses why and how much is preventable with training.
When you’re trying to get fitter and stronger, the last thing you want is to overreach or push yourself past the point where your body can recover. Overreaching can lead to a more severe form of exercise fatigue trainers refer to as overtraining. Fortunately, you can prevent this problem by following a few guidelines.
For years, we’ve associated fat with heart disease and premature death, but the latest research questions this idea. Now a new study adds more evidence to the idea that a diet that contains moderate fat, even saturated fat, may still be heart healthy. Find out more.