Fighting the aging process

As we age it is important that we change our diets and training approaches to match our bodies physiology. The older we get, the bigger the battle is against decreasing lean muscle mass. Increasing protein levels and utilizing resistance training can aid in improving muscle mass as we age. Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially […]

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How training your uninjured limb helps your injured limb

Winter time usually means the time for contact sports and activities like skiing and snowboarding, which inevitably leads to injuries. When injuries occur, most often we are advised to rest. In this article it shows that training the uninjured limb can aid in maintaining the size and strength of the injured limb. How training your […]

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More Work and Less Rest Means More Calories Burned

For those who are time poor and struggle to make it into the gym. Recent research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine AGM, shows you can burn 346 calories in 13 minutes. Spending less time resting and more time working out, with lighter weights is the key. This Workout Can Burn 346 Calories […]

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How To Choose A Good Personal Trainer

Personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches play an important role in keeping people fit, healthy and on track with their rehabilitation. Choosing a personal trainer or coach can be difficult. This is a great article which highlights some qualities to look for and those qualities you should avoid. How To Choose A Good Personal […]

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Strength Training Helps Older Adults Live Longer

This is the first large scale study from Penn State which shows older adults who strength train twice a week, are 41% less likely to die from any cause compared to those who don’t undertake strength training. Strength Training Helps Older Adults Live Longer

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Age is no barrier for training

Age is no barrier to training and the older we get the more important it is to train. The key is to adapt our training to match the changes our bodies through as we get older. Age Is No Barrier For Training

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