Your body needs large amounts of energy to fuel muscle contractions. Where does that energy come from? This article discusses the sources your body uses to fuel exercise at different intensities and durations and why it’s important to refuel after a workout.
Natural sweeteners are all the rage, but are all of them as healthy as they’re claimed to be? Not necessarily. Here are five popular, natural sweeteners that may not be as “sweet” as you think.
More athletes and bodybuilders are adding medium-chain triglycerides to their diet in hopes of boosting fat loss and increasing exercise endurance. Do they really help? Find out more about medium-chain triglycerides, how they’re different from other fats and whether they help with fat loss.
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When lifting weights, are you so focused on working the large muscles you see that you ignore the smaller stabilizers that help you avoid injury? Find out what stabilizer muscles are, why they’re important and how to work them effectively.
Strong muscles, healthy heart – healthy brain? According to a new study, being fit during mid-life is linked to a bigger brain once you hit 60. You already know exercise is good for your heart, but is it also the key to staying mentally sharp?
Crunches are one of the most popular exercises and one that’s often overused and done incorrectly. How many of these crunch mistakes are you making? Get the rundown on refining your crunch technique and why crunches are only one part of a well-rounded ab program.
Proteins are broken down to amino acids, and your muscles use these amino acids to grow. One amino acid that plays a special role in muscle protein synthesis is leucine. Find out why and why it’s important to get enough of this essential amino acid in your diet.
Vitamin D – you might think you get enough of – but DO you? Low vitamin D levels are surprisingly common in the general population and some people are at higher risk. Here are six signs you might be at higher risk for vitamin D deficiency.