As the new year begins, many of us are thinking about resolutions and how best to achieve our fitness goals. Why not find out what the best fitness experts are telling their clients to do? [...]
If you’re finding it more difficult to maintain your figure as you get older, you’re not alone. Middle age brings many physical and physiological changes that can lead to weight gain and muscle loss, particularly for women.
Ever have trouble falling asleep on time after a hard workout? That lack of sleep – even for a single night – could slow your recovery from athletic training, a new study reports (1).
While the health benefits from all types of exercise are indisputable – and keep us feeling and looking younger – there are different types of exercise that stimulate various, but specific, age-defying responses in our bodies.
This year, it all comes down to you. You put in the work. You put in the time. You see the results. The science on nutritional timing is sound when you adopt a plan that incorporates real, proven ingredients at dosages that have demonstrated results in clinical research.
Dr. Paul Biondich explains the pros and cons of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), resistance training, and cardio and how to get maximum results from each. He also shares his tried-and-true nutritional protocol that he uses to train his elite athletes.
The reality for the majority of athletes is that endurance and strength capacities decline with age. In general, you’re more likely to have decreased cardiac output, increased resting heart rate, and a diminished heart function.
When it comes to weight loss, athletes have different needs. Unlike the general population, an athlete’s goals are not focused exclusively on weight loss. While it’s good to watch the scale, what is most important is paying attention to body composition and performance markers.
As far as you know, you’re doing everything right to keep losing weight. You’re hitting your calorie and activity targets. You’re on the treadmill every day. You’ve got Shake Days and Cleanse Days down to an art form, and you’re eating balanced meals and controlling your portions while also getting plenty of fruits and veggies daily.
Most athletes are familiar with the Decade Rule. That is, you need to put in about 10,000 hours of training to approach mastery in any sport. That equals training for 20 hours every week for ten years.