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Use it or Lose it: Muscles and Aging

ARE YOU DOING ALL YOU CAN TO FIGHT SARCOPENIA?   Sarcopenia is the degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass, quality, and strength associated with aging. "Sarcopenia, although age-related, is not due to the aging process itself...as we age, we generally...

THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT (OR PREVENT) LOSING YOUR MUSCLE MASS

Did you know that starting at about the age of 25, you lose at LEAST a half of pound of lean muscle tissue each year?  This degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass, quality and strength associated with aging, is called SARCOPENIA.   Muscle tissue loss means: your...

Workout 1-2 Times Per Week

What is the difference between "regular" strength training and "superslow" strength training? Regular strength training: Lower intensity Longer workouts to produce results = increased time commitment At least 3 workouts per week = bigger financial...

Momentary Muscular Failure

MOMENTARY MUSCULAR FAILURE: The point where your working muscle is fully fatigued to the extent that it can no longer complete another repetition.  The muscles are so fatigued that you are pushing or pulling as hard as you can but unable to move the...

Benefits of Strength Training

HIGH-INTENSITY STRENGTH TRAINING TAKES CARE OF ALL YOUR FITNESS NEEDS! Lower blood pressure Improved low back pain Improved cholesterol levels Make you stronger Improved fat loss Improved immune system Improved cardiovascular fitness Stronger bones Greater...

Strength Training is Cardio

"Cardio" is short for cardiovascular.  The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and blood vessels (arteries, veins and capillaries) and is responsible for circulating blood.  It delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products...