Regardless of your fitness goals, you probably do some type of training that gets your heart rate up. Yet, not all forms of cardio are created equal. There’s some thought that certain types can interfere with strength and hypertrophy gains. Is there any truth to this?
If you have a lot going on in your life, it might be challenging to find the time to work out. The important thing is not to completely stop, even if you have to make adjustments to your routine. Here are some tips to stay on course with your workouts even when something unexpected comes along.
Hunger control is complex and we sometimes override hunger signals and eat anyway. That’s why it’s important to address issues like stress and lack of sleep along with eating balanced meals with protein and fiber. Doing these things can help you fight and win your battle with hunger.
You’ve heard it before – drink more water. Now, a new study points out another reason to stay hydrated. It could impact the health of your heart and blood vessels. Find out how even mild dehydration affects your health and how your blood vessels behave.
You may have noticed that your bottom line isn’t as perky as it once was. Buttocks tend to become flatter with age. Read on and find out why this happens and what you can do about it.
Can you really get stronger lifting lighter weights? That’s what a new study from McMaster’s University seems to suggest. Yet this goes against conventional thinking. Find out more.
Pasta is fattening – or is it? A new study raises questions about pasta and weight gain and even suggests that pasta may lower the risk of obesity. Find out why.
One thing we all need to be concerned about as we age is the loss of muscle strength and size. Resistance training is your best defense, but a new study suggests that an ingredient in pomegranates may also offer benefits. Find out more.
Some people are constantly in search of the “perfect” diet and the ideal diet changes with the trends. But is there really an ideal diet? A new study calls this into question. Find out why.
If you remember anything from cell biology, you might know that mitochondria are energy-producing structures inside cells, but there’s evidence that they also play a role in aging and the risk of developing age-related diseases such as type 2-diabetes. Here’s the good news. Exercise helps keep mitochondria healthy and more resistant to damage. Find out more.