HIIT INCREASES FAT OXIDATION


High Intensity Interval Training is popular with active adults who appreciate an intense workout even when they’re short on time. The results can equal what you’d get out of a less intense workout lasting twice as long. A study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise examines what added intensity brings to your…

MORE TO DIET THAN CALORIES


It’s easy to think about losing or putting on weight as a relatively simple strategy of balancing calories consumed against calories used up during exercise. Research presented at the International Conference of Nutrition suggests it’s a lot more complicated. Consider the varying degrees of success experienced by millions of dieters each year. In a 12-week…

GAINS AFTER JUST 6 WORKOUTS


Concurrent training combines aerobic conditioning and strength work. Conventional wisdom would have you start off with weights to promote the use of body fat to fuel cardio after muscle glycogen reserves have been depleted, but then there’s the issue of metabolite buildup. A study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise examines how…

BREAKFAST’S IMPACT ON WEIGHT LOSS


So far, the study of breakfast’s impact on weight loss is fairly inconclusive according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. While there’s agreement on an association between breakfast and weight management, no one can say for sure whether skipping the first meal of the day contributes to weight gain or if making…