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MORE MUSCLE = FASTER METABOLISM

If you google "New Year's Resolutions", you will find that one of the most popular New Year's resolutions is to lose weight.  It's typically a plan featuring a mix of new eating habits and more exercise. To take advantage of this phenomenon, many health clubs offer...

STRENGTH TRAINING = BRAIN MEDICINE

It is well established that Americans are living longer than ever before, but the quality of life in those later years is the key to enjoying them. It is important to spend that time without pain and to be mentally strong enough to participate in the...

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...