The BEST Resistance-training Program for Fat Loss

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Resistance training facilitates fat loss in a few different ways. For one, resistance training aids in the creation of more lean muscle mass. Higher amounts of lean muscle mass require an increased demand for energy expenditure, both during exercise and at rest. In other words, those with more lean muscle… Read more »

6 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT AEROBIC CAPACITY

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Here are three components of exercise: resistance training, flexibility (and cardio respiratory training. Resistance-training exercises help improve both muscle strength, which can elevate resting metabolism (the number of calories burned while at rest), and functional performance in a variety of activities. Flexibility or mobility exercises can reduce muscle tension and… Read more »

Exercise For Optimal Brain Function

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With Alzheimer’s disease ranking as the fifth leading cause of death in people over the age of 65, it is no wonder it’s one of the most significant health concerns for older adults. It is anticipated that the number of cases worldwide will almost triple to 131.5 million by the… Read more »

NUTRITION & BRAIN HEALTH

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The brain is a remarkable organ. It is responsible for your ability to think, problem solve, process emotions, make memories, your five senses (sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing) and physical movement. With so many things to do, your brain requires a lot of energy. Proper nourishment will keep your… Read more »

Know Your Cardio

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No one goes to a health club or fitness studio hoping they leave in worse shape than when they arrived. There is one common denominator shared by everyone who exercises on a regular basis: we all want results from our time spent sweating! This is one reason why high-intensity interval… Read more »

Don’t Be a Sore Loser — Dealing with Muscle Soreness

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DELAYED ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS IT’S THE NAME OF THE STIFF PAIN YOU FEEL AS YOU ROLL OVER AND REACH TO TURN OFF THE MORNING ALARM AFTER A DAY IN WHICH YOU TRAINED UNUSUALLY HARD OR TRIED A NEW EXERCISE. Some people feel there’s no better reward; others cease to exercise…. Read more »

ALL ABOUT HUNGER

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Hunger is the body’s signal indicating the biological need for food, but most of us often eat for reasons that reflect other forms of hunger. Have you ever walked into a movie theatre and ordered a large popcorn, even though you’re still full from lunch? Or soothed a broken heart with a… Read more »

5 Things To Know About METS

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Have you ever seen the term MET on a piece of exercise equipment and wondered what it meant? MET stands for metabolic equivalent, which is one way that exercise physiologists estimate how many calories are burned during physical activity. Having a basic understanding of METs and how to use them… Read more »

KETOGENIC DIET

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Are you new to the ketogenic diet or are unsure what this latest diet trend is all about? Are you curious about ketosis and whether it can help you to achieve your health and weight goals? Here’s your ketosis 101. The first step to turning your body into a well-tuned,… Read more »

Foods and Inflammation

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Inflammation and anti-inflammatory are two buzz words you’ve likely heard quite often lately. When you hear the word inflammation mentioned in the news or online, they aren’t typically referring to the beneficial, initial inflammation that helps heal injuries like ankle sprains. Rather, they’re talking about ongoing, systemic inflammation in the… Read more »