One of the biggest concerns for women after menopause is avoiding sarcopenia. Unfortunately, it’s an all too common health problem that can lead to frailty, metabolic problems, and even death due to falls and hip fractures. Can a vitamin help you avoid this fate?
Strength-training exercises fall into two main classes – compound movements and isolation movements. The tendency is to focus more on isolation exercises rather than compound exercises that work more muscle groups. What is the ideal mix of compound to isolation movements?
Of course, you need to stay hydrated when you exercise. These days you have lots of water options that are a bit fancier than what comes out of your spigot. Here five options to avoid.
You hear a lot about probiotics these days and the importance of keeping the bacteria in your gut balanced. You have two choices: You can take a probiotic supplement or eat fermented foods. Does one offer more benefits?
In the quest for a healthy body, don’t forget about the importance of brain health. Here are four types of key nutrients and compounds to include in your diet to help age-proof your brain.
Exercise helps burn fat, including belly fat, but what role does exercise INTENSITY play in helping you achieve lean, sculpted abs?
Keeping your ligaments and tendons healthy helps you perform better when you work out and as you age. A new study shows a combination of gelatin and exercise might help you build healthier connective tissue, ligaments, and tendons.
Heart rate variability – what is it and how can it help you train smarter? In this article, you’ll find out what heart rate variability means, how to monitor it, and what it means for your exercise training and your health.
Should you follow in Linus Pauling’s footsteps and take vitamin C ? Does vitamin C really lower the risk of colds and upper respiratory infections?
It’s almost time to celebrate a new year. 2017 is upon us. Is it time to re-evaluate your fitness goals? Here’s why you should.