Posts tagged "muscles"
Little Changes, Big Results

Little Changes, Big Results

It might be hard to swallow, but you can’t expect different results if you keep doing the same. Easy to accept, but it’s still tough to practice. It can be difficult to shake up the status quo when you juggle daily life, so it is much easier to stick with the same exercise routine you...
Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 1

Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 1

Your fat-burning machine has been with you for your whole life. It makes you athletic and strong when up through your 20s, but starting in your 30s, it may not work as efficiently as it used to. You have to give it the right maintenance. I’m talking about what impacts your resting metabolism the most:...
Popular Fitness Advice—Debunked, Part 2

Popular Fitness Advice—Debunked, Part 2

My previous post addressed some common fitness advice, what they really mean, and if you should ever follow it. Here is the second part of that subject where I examine the relationship between heavy weights and strength and the battle between treadmill and elliptical for burning the most calories. Advice: “ No need to lift...
Powerful Proteins: Are They All the Same?

Powerful Proteins: Are They All the Same?

For many, eating chicken, beef, eggs, cheese, and soy is all the same. After all they are all protein-rich food sources. Yes, but just as fats and carbohydrates have gone through a further classification—making some options better than others—not all protein food sources are created equal to build strong muscles and maximize a lean body...