A new study further highlights the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle. Young, healthy adults experienced adverse physical changes after cutting back on exercise for just two weeks.
You can expect exercise-induced muscle soreness when you perform an unfamiliar physical activity for an extended time without a gradual ramp-up
Even though all of us – men and women alike – tend to gain some weight as we age, new research pinpoints fatherhood, specifically, related to modest weight gain in some men. But the reasons for this may surprise you.
Anyone can make common weight training mistakes — beginners and experts alike. Avoid these four bad habits to get a better workout.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, answers this one.
You may not realize it, but we all start losing 1 percent of muscle mass each year after age 30. That’s why your diet in later years should not look the same as it did when you were younger.
If you start an exercise program your body will add a little weight initially as a natural response to the changes taking place. Don’t worry, it won’t last if you keep exercising. Here’s why.
The bicep muscle is one of the most important for your upper body strength. An injury to this hardworking muscle can make day-to-day tasks difficult. There are two places where the bicep muscle connects: the shoulder and the elbow. In your shoulder, tendons connect your bicep into the shoulder joint. In your elbow, tendons keep … Read More
Contributor: Kylene Guerra, RD Protein is the rage these days, touted on many a power bar wrapper and used to fortify various cereals, crackers, bread – and even water! This is a slow-burning fuel. Because protein takes longer to digest, it keeps you feeling full: good news for people trying to lose weight. It’s also … Read More