When people think about exercising for health, the first thing that comes to mind is typically cardio exercises and lifting heavy weights at the gym. However, as research is emerging on the benefits of strength [...]
If you have never been someone who exercises regularly but are concerned about your heart health, you may be in luck. New research shows that starting an exercise program in middle age can still help [...]
Although there are many ways to ensure better control, regular exercise is a proven strategy recommended to keep blood sugar levels in balance.
The most common fat loss-tips won’t work for the average athlete. Isagenix R&D Research Nutritionist Alex Mohr sheds light on how athletes can lose unwanted fat while retaining lean muscle mass. Tune in as Alex educates listeners on the importance of strength training, cardio, and nutrition for athletes and fat loss.
New research from Loughborough University in England suggests that workouts using explosive muscle contractions may be a more effective way to increase muscle strength than traditional weight training. Explosive weight training is different from traditional methods of weight training that emphasize slow and controlled movements with sustained muscle contraction.
Beginning around age 30, we begin to lose muscle and gain body fat every year. Specifically, age-related muscle loss occurs at an average rate of three to five percent per decade between the ages of 30 and 60 and accelerates significantly after age 60. This is a serious concern since abnormally low muscle mass, know as sarcopenia, is linked to loss of strength and mobility, culminating in unhealthy aging and frailty.
New research shows that fish oil supplementation combined with strength training improves muscle function in older women The benefits of strength training are widely known, but now it looks like a strength training [...]
Aging is characterized by a decline in muscle mass, or sarcopenia, that nearly doubles at ages 60 and on because of a gradual, accelerating decrease in basal metabolic rate and energy levels combined [...]