Many people as they get older stop working out. Working out gets harder when you get older but a lot of people use that as an excuse to stop working out when they get older. Exercise is vital to staying youthful. It helps you live longer by keeping your body strong and your mind healthy.… Continue reading Age and Staying Fit
Many people have different views of Crossfit. Many love it and many hate it. Like anything involving lifting weights crossfit has the potential to be dangerous if not correctly. This has led to large scale skepticism. Depending on how it is used it is the best and worse thing to happen to fitness. Crossfit is… Continue reading Champion Rich Froning
Many of us go about our gym experiences in the same routine every week. You go in and lift a certain amount of weight for a certain amount of repetitions. It is important to mix things up so your body will always have a challenge. Frank Medrano has developed his calisthenic abilities beyond most people… Continue reading Try new things. Don’t ignore body weight exercise.
Greg Plitt is full of wisdom when it comes to working out and one hell of a motivator if you need motivation to go to the gym. Watching his video’s is like taking pre-workout supplement. In this video he reads some fan mail and seeks to answer his question. He lays out the all important… Continue reading Are you giving it your all?
The NBA and the players association announced Thursday it will begin blood testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) as part beginning next season as part of the league’s anti-drug program. Here’s the release: As part of the collective bargaining negotiations in 2011, the NBA and the Players Association agreed to a process for determining how HGH blood… Continue reading NBA to begin testing for human growth hormone next season
One of the key health benefits of exercise is that it helps normalize your glucose, insulin, and leptin levels by optimizing insulin/leptin receptor sensitivity. This is perhaps the most important factor for optimizing your overall health and preventing chronic disease. One of the key health benefits of exercise is that it helps normalize your glucose,… Continue reading What can exercise do for your body?
According to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer, researchers have found that men who reported taking muscle-building supplements, such as powders and pills with androstenedione or creatine, had a significantly increased likelihood of developing testicular cancer compared with men who did not use those supplements. For the study, researchers surveyed about… Continue reading Muscle-building supplements may be associated with testicular cancer
According to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health in Houston, Texas, have found that cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with a decreased risk of metabolic syndrome among smokers. For the study, researchers analyzed data from 1,249… Continue reading Cardiorespiratory fitness linked with decreased metabolic syndrome risk among smokers
Fitness expert and reality star Greg Plitt, who appeared on Bravo’s two shows Work Out and the new Friends To Lovers, has died after being hit by a train in Burbank, California. His death at age 37 has been a shock to fans, co-workers and many whose lives he’s touched over the years. NBC Los Angeles… Continue reading The Death of Greg Plitt
After he was found guilty of first-degree murder last week, Aaron Hernandez creased his forehead, pursed his lips and resorted to a tactic too common in his menacing life: intimidation. The 25-year-old former NFL star shook his head at the jury and mouthed, “You’re wrong.” He licked his lips and shot a defiant stare. It… Continue reading Aaron Hernandez