VEGETABLES CAN HELP YOU GET LEANER


Whether you were one of those kids who never ate your vegetables, or have become convinced as an adult that carbohydrate foods make you fat, there’s a lot to like about regular vegetable consumption — especially for active adults who are working hard to diet down for swimsuit season. Most garden vegetables are naturally low…

FIT PEOPLE ARE UP FOR A CHALLENGE


Among the many benefits of exercise is the way it helps you beat stress. But does that mean people who make a point of staying fit can handle stressful situations better? A study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise suggests there may be some truth to that assumption. Researchers assigned 8 subjects…

ACCOMPLISH MORE IN LESS TIME


The most common excuse for not getting regular exercise is there’s just not enough time left in the day. While it’s true that you have to set aside some time to work out, you have a couple of very effective training options for quickly getting in and out of the gym. Work In Supersets – A…

OPTIMIZING PERFORMANCE WITH CARBS


Pretty much anyone who’s into endurance exercise realizes the value of carbohydrate energy. But like strength athletes and their protein, there’s always the question of how much and what type produce optimal results. A study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exerciseput different amounts of different carbs to the test using 51…

Increasing Your Metabolism With These Tips


Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to focus on getting into your best shape yet. Increasing your metabolism will help to burn excess body fat as you work hard in the weight room to build muscle. Here are some tips to help get your metabolism going strong: Increase Training Intensity – Changing the look…

WHEY ISOLATES FOR ENDURANCE RUNS


Running on a treadmill for 90 minutes at 70% of your capacity is going to generate a hormonal response. How can you elevate that response after a second 90 minute run at the same intensity? A study published in theInternational Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism suggests consuming a carbohydrate-rich beverage containing whey protein isolates….