Posts tagged "sleep"
Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Here is part two of my article on what your muscles need to keep their mass up and running at high performance. (Read part one here). Protein amounts and timing: studies show that protein intake is critical to preserve and to increase body mass. Your muscles need the right mix of amino-acids, the building blocks...
Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for the Oscars. Plenty of studies showed our erratic sleep patterns make our waists bigger. Almost every health magazine welcomed back fats to our plates while vitamin D seems to aid...
Can exercise make us old?

Can exercise make us old?

I’m 36. I don’t know if I look younger, older or exactly what I should look like at my age, but I feel like I look myself better than in my 20s. I give plenty of credit to regular exercise. However, about six years ago or so, I felt like I looked like I was...