What motivates you to workout: personal trainers, workout partners, listening to music on your iPod, or are you inspired by the body type of your favorite athlete, celebrity, bodybuilder or fitness model? Whatever it takes to encourage you to stick to a sensible diet and exercise program, it’s crucial to stay driven and strict with this routine for the lifelong benefit of your health.
Just as scientists and the public were inaccurate in regarding all dietary fat as “fat,” so, too have they been in regarding the different forms of body fat as “fat.” When scientists, dietitians and clinicians looked past their entrenched bias, they discovered that some forms of dietary fat are more readily burned versus being stored, specific fatty acids act as hormone precursors and still others offer health benefits that remain to be fully understood.
Lactic acid has gotten a bad rap over the years. It has received the blame for muscle fatigue, post-exercise muscle soreness and that burn that you feel in your hard working leg muscles. It has been called a “dead-end” waste product of energy production that can only be cleared from your bloodstream during rest and recovery.
Testosterone has a bad name because of steroid scandals in baseball, cycling, track and field, and football. Scary tales promoted by the media and some segments of the medical community link testosterone to deadly heart attacks, cancer, liver disease and psychotic behavior. Consequently, many physicians are gun-shy about prescribing it to their pa
The hormones that this report will focus on are: cortisol, growth hormone, insulin and testosterone. Each plays a vital role in helping perpetuate growth and anabolic drive.
Injuries happen to athletes of all types and skill levels — from professionals to weekend warriors. But I’m not just talking about your run-of-the-mill broken bone or scraped knee. Muscle injuries, also known as soft tissue injuries, are far more common, and their effects can be devastating. Not only are they incredibly painful, but they can also be extremely expensive.
Exercise, cutting calories, and losing fat are difficult, so you want the most from your weight-control program. A study from the University of Munich in Germany showed that meal timing, dietary composition, and exercise influenced post-exercise fat metabolism.
After years of delving through the literature and scrutinizing countless articles on fat reduction and thermogenesis, Advanced Molecular Labs (AML) has selectively incorporated several ingredients into the cutting-edge product Thermo Heat™ that is going to transform the capacity for fat loss by vigorously increasing fatty acid oxidation and energy expenditure.
Many of us have no idea how much water we drink each day. A very small percentage of us take the time to track or document our daily water intake - tracking the daily intake of calories, proteins, fats, and carbohydrates is rightfully viewed as a crucial component for losing or gaining weight, but tracking water consumption tends to be an afterthought for most.
These 10 small changes are the perfect starting point for anyone looking to make serious changes to their physique. Making one small change will transform your fitness mindset and put you on the path towards creating the best version of yourself.