Best Predictor of insulin Resistance Gut Fat

When it comes to insulin resistance, it’s not how much fat you have that’s important- it’s where you store it. Insulin resistance increases with age and is associated with hypertension (high blood pressure), abnormal blood fats (high cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides...

Which Is The Best Cardio Machine In The Gym?

Gyms contain a dizzying array of aerobic equipment, such as treadmills, stair climbers, elliptical trainers, rowing machines and stationary bikes. Which is best? The overall winner is treadmill running. It builds cardiovascular fitness and burns calories faster than...

The Core Stiffness Revolution

Isometric core exercises are superior to traditional dynamic exercises for building core muscles because they develop core stiffness and spinal stability. Core stiffness is vital for gym goers and athletes alike because it strengthens core muscles and improves...

Tilapia is Supposedly Unhealthy For You

Eating fish containing high levels of omega-3 fatty acids reduces the risk of heart attack and heart related sudden death. The risk of heart disease decreases by 7 percent for every 20 grams of fish consumed per day. This information has caused explosive growth in the...

Strength Linked to Longer Life

Get strong if you want to live longer. Most exercise recommendations mention muscle strength as an afterthought. Aerobic exercise strengthens the cardiovascular system, protects the heart and blood vessels from disease, and reduces the risk of heart attack and heart...

Training to Failure: How much and How Often?

Feeling the burn and pushing reps to the max have always been part of effective training for bodybuilding. Failure training involves doing an exercise until the muscles no longer respond. A recent study from Eastern Illinois University discussed the pluses and minuses...