If you’re trying to build muscle, how you train matters. Science shows that muscle grows when you follow certain time-tested training principles. Find out what these “laws” or principles are and how they can boost your strength-training results.
Squats are an all-around great exercise and one that builds strength and muscle size. However, these aren’t the only reason to do this exercise. Here are five compelling reasons you should squat more.
Plant-based diets are growing in popularity, but are they beneficial if you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes? Read on and discover what science says about plant-based diets and how they affect blood sugar control.
Ask most experts and they’ll tell you that a diet high in sugar contributes to obesity and weight gain. But have you ever wondered why? Read on and discover five ways a diet rich in ultra-processed carbohydrates and sugary fare makes it harder to control your weight.
Sarcopenia is a hidden epidemic in inactive people over the age of 60. Lack of physical activity is a major risk factor for sarcopenia, or age-related loss of muscle tissue, but so is diet. Is sugar a contributor to sarcopenia? Find out what science shows.
Zinc is a mineral your body needs for a healthy immune system, wound healing, fertility, and more. The average person can get enough zinc through diet. However, some people are at higher risk of zinc deficiency. Here are five factors that increase the risk of being deficient in zinc.
This month we’ll focus on muscle confusion with a mix of cardio types, circuit training, and focused weight training. Each week will challenge your endurance and your strength! Please add in an extra rest day if needed and make sure you’re fueling your body with healthy food choices! Enjoy!
Who doesn’t want to get more benefits from exercise in a shorter period of time? In this article, you’ll discover five ways to boost the returns you get from the workouts you do without spending more time working out.
Bodyweight exercises are convenient because you don’t need access to equipment, but do they have limitations? Read on and discover what bodyweight exercises can do for you and what their limitations are.
Did you know that certain nutritional deficiencies become more common as we age? Here are nine of the most common nutrients that people over the age of 55 don’t get enough of and how to correct that problem.
Some people think they can’t lose weight because they have a slow resting metabolic rate, but how would you know? You can measure your resting metabolic rate through indirect calorimetry, but you have to go to a special site to do it. Is it possible to measure your metabolic rate at home?
Sunlight does more than lift your spirits, getting enough sunlight and natural light may also improve your physique and your workouts. Here are three reasons you need sunlight to get your best physique.