If you’re trying to eat more plant-based sources of protein, you probably wonder about soy and whether it’s a healthy alternative. There’s more than one type of soy and not all are equally healthy. Find out which are beneficial and which you might want to avoid.
This April get ready to lift it, hit it, push it, pull it, burn it, … Go For It!!!! Time to commit….No Excuses!!! Drink Up (water), Eat Up (healthy) and of course Lace Up (like a true Cathlete)! We’ve got this!
Did you know both aerobic exercise and resistance training change the architecture of your heart? But they do it in different ways. Find out more about how exercise alters the structure of your heart and how it affects heart health.
If you use a very heavy resistance, you’ll maximize strength gains while using light weights and high volume is ideal for building muscle endurance – but what about muscle size? Is there a “sweet spot” in terms of volume and intensity that maximizes gains in muscle size? Find out.
Are guys and gals with the biggest muscles the ones that can lift the most weight? Not always. Muscle size and cross-sectional area isn’t the only factor that determines how strong you are. Find out what other factors play a role in how much you can lift.
What role does your brain play in helping you get stronger? More than you might think. Some research suggests that strengthening the mind- muscle connection can help you build more strength and improve the quality of your workouts. Find out more.
Heart disease, the number one cause of mortality in Western countries, is a disease that’s influenced by lifestyle, especially diet. Research suggests adding more plant-based foods can lower your risk for this common health problem – but how? Read on and discover 6 ways plant foods nay lower your risk of heart disease.
Have you ever bemoaned the fact that you don’t have a super-fast metabolism? While it may sound like a benefit to be able to eat more of what you want without gaining weight, having a souped-up metabolism may actually be detrimental from a health standpoint. Find out why.
Processed foods are a staple on store shelves. Unless you stick to the perimeter of the grocery store, you’re probably going to be tempted by a packaged item or two. Just how much DOES processed food make up the American diet? Find out what a new study shows.
It’s not uncommon to have shortness of breath during high-intensity exercise, and research shows this may happen sooner in women than in men. Why might that be? Find out why and whether your lungs can limit your exercise performance.