You need certain dietary components called macronutrients to fuel exercise. Yet, there are other compounds in food that may give your exercise capabilities a subtle boost. Find out more about a class of compounds found in green, leafy vegetables that could make your workout a bit more productive.
Calcium helps to preserve bone health, right? Assuming this to be true, many people, especially women, take a calcium supplement. Is this a good idea? Here’s why you should reconsider.
Aging starts inside your cells, long before it’s manifest on the surface. You can’t completely stop the aging process but there’s evidence that exercise may slow cellular aging. Find out how.
High-intensity interval training is a time-expedient and effective way to work out. However, intervals can be short or long. What is the best way to structure intervals in high-intensity interval training?
How many times have you heard how important it is to warm up? It’s true. Warming up gets you physically and mentally prepared for the workout to come and helps lower your risk of injury. For strength training, the warm-up consists of two different components. Find out why each is important.
You constantly hear about the importance of having a strong core. Yes, it’s important. Is your core as strong as it should be? Here are two simple ways to determine whether you could use more core-focused training.
You probably know that exercise is good for your heart AND your brain. But have you ever thought about what happens to your brain when you STOP exercising? How rapidly do you lose the benefits? Find out what a new study shows.
Can you really trust what the labels say on food products? Not always. Food manufacturers have their own “clever” tricks to make you think you’re eating something healthier than you really are. Here are five of them.
Hi Everyone! I have GREAT news to share! I will be filming THREE NEW ADVANCED Fit Tower™ DVDs.! Yes, you heard right…three of them!!! Our Fit Tower™ team got together and discussed the details and have decided to produce three new advanced Fit Tower™ DVDs early next year (tentative release date Spring of 2017).
PHA stands for peripheral heart action and it’s a mode of training that helps boost your metabolism, burn fat as you build strength and muscle size. Sound too good to be true? The downside is it’s tough! Find out whether it’s right for you.