No doubt about it – high heels are popular, but new research shows they can really wreck your feet. In fact, wearing them often can lead to muscle imbalances that place you at greater risk for injury. Find out more about the drawbacks of wearing high heels.
To build muscle size, you have to create conditions that support growth. When it comes down to it, three main factors work together to help you build muscle tissue. Find out what they are and how to use them to your advantage.
It’s no secret that we lose strength and muscle mass as we age – but why? A new study recently looked at what’s happening at the cellular level that might promote muscle aging and loss of strength. Find out more about what they discovered.
Do strong muscles say something about your health and how long you’ll live? Find out what research shows about health, muscle strength and aging. You’ll also discover how to reduce loss of muscle strength as you age.
What if someone prepared a list of the most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables? What would be at the top of the list? William Paterson University in New Jersey took on the challenge and you might be surprised at what veggie was number one.
Pea protein is growing in popularity as people look for plant-based protein alternatives that are quick and convenient. Is pea protein a good alternative to whey and soy-based protein? Find out what makes pea protein unique and what the drawbacks to using it are.
Omega-3s, abundant in fatty fish, have anti-inflammatory properties that could help you recover more quickly after a hard workout. Read on and find out other ways omega-3s could enhance your resistance training workouts.
This month’s rotation is all about shock training. Rev your metabolism, blast off body fat, build lean muscle mass & increase your stamina. Each week you’ll jump, punch & crunch your way to a fitter you! Eat clean and have healthy snacks ready to go for those ravenous moments. Extra water and extra sleep go a long way too. Enjoy!
Does it really matter in which order you do resistance training exercises and what does science show about this issue? Find out more about exercise sequencing, whether it matters and the best way to use it to maximize your gains.