You have two main types of muscle fibers – fast-twitch and slow-twitch. Most people, as they age, do more training that activates slow-twitch rather than fast-twitch fibers. Yet, that’s not the best approach. Here’s why.
Are you restricting calories, exercising, and still having trouble losing weight? Your body fights your attempt to lose weight through three main metabolic adaptations. Find out what they are and how you can fight them.
Stress – it can do a number on your health. Some people are also convinced it can make it harder to lose body fat and even lead to weight gain. Is there any truth to this idea? Read on and find what link, if any, there is between stress, changes in body composition, and weight gain.
What could be important than keeping your brain healthy? Unfortunately, your brain ages along with the rest of your body. Yet, lifestyle matters. Find out what research shows about brain aging, body weight, and exercise.
One thing you don’t want when you train is an injury. Sometimes, despite your best effort, you end up injured. Still, it’s important to do what you can to prevent them. Here are seven ways to make yourself more resistant to injury.
Hi Everyone! This month we’ll been doing a “blast from the past” as we revisit some of the past favorite workouts while shedding body fat and shaping muscles. As always, eat clean, drink water, sleep soundly to enhance your results!
Sending a huge thank you and a great big group hug to our 2016 Glassboro Road Trippers! Did we have an amazing time or what?!?! Your energy was infectious and your excitement topped the charts! I just can’t believe that it’s over already. All those months of anticipation finally came together in full swing and then, […]
Arrrre you ready?! I’m super excited to announce the details of my brand new workouts- The Strong & Sweaty Series! The name says it all! The workouts in this series will challenge your endurance and your strength with exciting new cardio drills and ramped up lifting techniques! The cardio routines are a non-stop sweat fest […]
Who hasn’t heard of push-ups? We equate the ability to do multiple push-ups with a higher level of physical fitness. The push-up has outgrown its image as an exercise used to punish military recruits to an exercise every fit person needs to be able to do. Here’s why the push-up has stood the test of time.
Is single-set weight training an effective approach for gaining muscle strength and size or is it better to do three or more sets of each exercise? This article looks at what research shows about the number of sets and how it impacts gains in strength and size.