Heart disease – it’s the leading cause of death and a disease that’s greatly impacted by diet and lifestyle. Eating whole foods and cutting back on sugar and two steps you can take to lower your risk. Research also suggests that three nutrients may be especially important for keeping heart disease at bay.
Muscles grow in response to progressive overload, but sometimes muscle growth and strength gains stall. One way to avoid this problem is to periodize your workouts. Find out more about periodization – what it is, what the benefits are and why it works.
You have two main types of muscle fibers – those adapted to strength and power and those best suited for endurance activities. You’re born with a certain ratio of these fibers, and the ratio you have may be a factor in how strong you are or how much endurance you have – but are these fibers “fixed” or can you change the ratio through training? Find out what research shows.
Do protein needs change with age? According to a new study they do. To build lean body mass and maintain the muscle you have, you may need to increase your protein intake as you grow older due to a problem called anabolic resistance. Find out what this new research shows.
Exercise is challenging when you’re healthy and injury-free, but it’s even more challenging when you have a common foot condition called plantar fasciitis. This article discusses whether you need to modify your exercise routine with plantar fasciitis and steps you can take to prevent and treat it.
Should you make a trip to Starbucks before your next workout? A recent study highlights some of the possible benefits of drinking coffee prior to an exercise session. For one, it could make your workout more enjoyable. Find out more.
Is your diet slowing down the aging process or causing you to age faster? What you eat matters when it comes to cellular health and aging. This article discusses four dietary habits that can age you prematurely and how to avoid them.
Hi Everyone! This rotation is all about “sweatin’ to the oldies”. Let’s go back in time and experience how hard these workouts STILL are. While the outfits may seem
old, the results will be brand new!!!!! Eat well, sleep well & keep the water going down!!!
Lots of factors influence the results you get from weight training. One of them is body type and composition. This article discusses the impact limb length and body have on strength development and why.
Have you “damaged” your metabolism through excessive calorie restriction? Aggressive calorie restriction can cause a temporary slowdown in metabolism. This article discusses what a damaged metabolism is, what causes it and steps you can take to correct it.