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 [...]
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? [...]
Keeping muscle during weight loss should be just as an important a goal as burning fat. However, people focusing on diet alone can lose anywhere from 20-30 percent of their weight loss from lean body mass, most of which is from muscle...
Changing your dietary habits is the most important action you can take for losing weight and keeping it off. However, exercise shouldn’t be ignored as it can make weight-loss results more pronounced.
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.
Endurance athletes can boost performance and muscle mass by incorporating resistance training. Many people who consider training for a triathlon, ironman, or other long distance event are hesitant to commit for fear of [...]
By Dr. Michael Colgan Kristy came to my gym after spending a couple of years jogging with a local group, unsuccessfully trying to lose 15 pounds of stubborn fat off of her belly and butt. Her [...]