vineri, decembrie 13, 2019

The benefits of strength training as physical exercise in older seniors

After doing specific training for 12 weeks, people over the age of 90 improved their strength, power and muscle mass. This was reflected in an increase in their walking speed, a greater capacity to...

How to lose weight quickly?

How to lose weight quickly is one of the most popular health questions on the internet, according to Yahoo. Losing weight can be done quickly, however, it needs to be done in a healthy...

Marathon running ‘bad for the heart’

When we think of cardiovascular health, physical activity - such as running - often comes to mind. But new research shows that running a marathon can prompt heart muscle changes that cause the heart...

Vitamin D supplements may not increase bone density

People over the age of 50 often take vitamin D supplements thinking they're making their bones stronger and preventing osteoporosis. But a new review of past studies finds the supplements don't usually increase bone density....

Static Contractions: Grow by Standing Still

"Use full range of motion (ROM)." That phrase captures one of our major philosophies of resistance training so well that it bears repeating. Use a full ROM. Use a full ROM. Good. Now that's hopefully...

10 Fitness Rules Every Man Should Break

Fitness instructors love January. The New Year heralds in a procession of guilt-ridden, turkey-weight-carrying slobs making their annual pilgrimage to the gym to lose the winter bulge. Sadly, there’s a lot of bullshit out there...

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