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What You Should Eat After You Strength Train to Maximize Results

Nutrition and exercise are undeniably linked and research tells us that what we eat has a profound impact on how are bodies respond to the stress of intense physical activity. If you have been lifting weights and working out hard but not reaching your fitness goals, it may be time to examine your diet. Assess…

What is Functional Training and Why is it Important for Everyday Life

Functional training got its start in rehabilitation. To rehab patients after injury or surgery and get them back to moving better in their daily lives, physical therapists created exercises to mimic activities of daily living (ADL’s) to make movements like reaching, pulling, squatting and lifting easier to execute. “You want to exercise and have results…

Intermittent Fasting and Strength Training

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a popular way to control eating patterns by cycling between periods of fasting and eating without restrictions. According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are four ways to follow this method. They include time-restricted eating; alternate-day fasting; twice-a-week method—5:2; and 24-hour fasting. Supporters of intermittent fasting believe this is an effective way…

Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to the Gym

Having a hard time getting out of bed to get to the gym? Get over that. Missing a workout has implications. Just two weeks of inactivity can result in muscle loss and it will take you three times the amount of time to gain it back. According to a Danish study published in the Journal…

Strength Counts and Drives Everything

When co-founder of StrongPath.com, Fred Bartlit, was just 50 years old his soon-to-be wife inspired him to get serious about strength training. Today, at 87, Fred is still doing everything he wants to do and doing it well. “My goals are not necessarily to live a lot longer, but a lot better,” he recently told…

Fitness: How to Help Manage Chronic Conditions

*Before you start doing anything strenuous to your body if you suffer from a chronic condition, consult your doctor to know your limitations. As the story goes, if you integrate regular exercise and healthy foods into your lifestyle, the benefits are incredible. Starting a new exercise routine can be difficult, but if you stick with…

International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research

(ICFSR 2020) International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research MARCH 11-13 • TOULOUSE FRANCE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS You can now submit for a symposium, oral communication or poster presentation. Deadline to submit: October 29, 2019 WEBSEMINAR Do we need to screen for Frailty in Clinical Practice ?Prof. Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas Hospital Universitario de Getafe – Madrid…

The Unsung Hero of Fitness: Preparation and Recovery

As we age, our body isn’t going to respond to fitness the same way as it did many years ago. It is for that reason, that we will have to make modifications our daily routine to maintain health and physical fitness without injury. One of the best ways to do so is through the proper…

Exercise Tips for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Daily Activity Is Crucial Regardless of your age, it’s never a bad time to be active and get your exercise regimen up. Even just 30 minutes out of the 24 hours we have each day can greatly improve your lifestyle. Daily motion of your bones will encourage good range of motion for whatever your training…

Everything You Need to Know About Strength Training for Seniors

Age-related muscle loss is a real tragedy, and if you incorporate strength training into your workouts, you can help combat it. Keeping your bones strong, preventing falls, and fighting against depression and possible cognitive decline are only part of the strength training advantages. If you are unfamiliar with the idea of strength training at an…

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