What’s better for post-exercise soreness or DOMS – massage or exercise? Find out what a study shows and whether you should keep exercising when your muscles are sore. You’ll also discover what exercises are best.
How much of your daily protein comes from plant-based sources? A new study highlights the importance of diversifying the types of protein you get in your diet. Find out more about plant-based sources of protein – why they’re important and how to enjoy them.
Body composition changes with age. One of those changes is a decrease in lean body mass. Have you ever thought about why muscles age and whether there are things you can do to slow down this process? This article discusses research looking at how muscles age.
Resistance training has lots of health benefits. Have you ever wondered what effect it has on your metabolism? After all, muscle is more metabolically active. As it turns out, having more muscle may be beneficial to your metabolism in more than one way. Find out what these benefits are.
There are right ways and wrong ways to lose weight. Many people choose the “wrong” path and end up frustrated. Here are five weight loss practices to avoid along with healthier alternatives to help you get to your goal weight and stay there.
How does the hormonal response to resistance training differ from endurance training? Do they interfere with each other? Find out how your body responds to resistance training, high-intensity cardio and longer periods of moderate-intensity endurance exercise from a hormonal standpoint.
You put a lot of effort into your weight training workouts. Ever wonder about the “behind the scene” players, hormones, which make it easier or harder for you to build lean body mass? Find out more about the five most important ones and how they impact your workouts.
Most women don’t have to worry about getting bulky. Still, some women want to focus on strength without building muscle mass. Is that possible? This article talks about how training impacts muscle strength and muscle size and whether it’s possible to increase muscle strength without increasing size.
Ever wonder what’s going on behind the scenes when you resistance train? There are a number of hormones at work that have an impact on muscle growth. Find out more about these key players and how they make it harder or easier to build lean body mass.
Are you struggling to build lean body mass? If so, you may not be doing enough to keep your body in an anabolic or muscle-building state. Need some guidance? Here are four things you can do to keep your body in a muscle-building anabolic state.