CARDIO VS. IRON FOR WEIGHT LOSS


Most health professionals will tell you that cutting calories and exercising regularly are the keys to weight loss success. Can you accomplish more by choosing endurance exercise over weight lifting? A study published in the Journal of Applied Physiologysuggests the choice might not matter that much. Researchers had 96 obese men and women between the…

HOW FATTY FOODS EFFECT MUSCLES


Eat clean for five days and eat whatever you want on the weekend. Some fit active people adhere to this approach. After all, what could possibly happen over the course of just a couple days? More than you might imagine according to a study recently published in the journal Obesity. Researchers from the Virginia Tech…

HOW LONG DOES RECOVERY TAKE?


Gains aren’t made in the gym. That’s where muscle tissue is broken down. Size and strength is built up when your muscles recover from the breakdown of resistance training. So how long does this process take? A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Researchsuggests the duration might vary between exercises. Sixteen men…