METABOLISM- How do we increase it? Why is it important? What exactly is it? Although the human metabolic system is fairly complicated, understanding it is crucial to understanding how to lose weight and improve your health.
Is looking good in a swimsuit not enough motivation to send you running to the gym? Well, what if working out could add years to your life? Exercise is not only a healthy habit, it could add years to your life and keep you functional even into your twilight years. What is the link between exercise and longevity?
The pain from a stress fracture often starts off as slight and goes away in as little as an hour after completing a workout. If ignored, a stress fracture in the foot or leg can completely stop an athlete or a home exerciser from participating in any workout activity involving foot impact and possibly end training for a triathlon, marathon, or other sporting event.
Men’s hormones don’t fluctuate wildly on a monthly basis like a woman’s do. Women experience changes in estrogen and progesterone throughout the month that can affect their mood and reduce their motivation to do things - like work out. Some women say they don’t feel like exercising a few days before their period and have to almost drag themselves to the gym, but does it really have an impact on what they’re able to do? Can a woman’s exercise performance fluctuate based on where she is in her cycle?
Some people are so addicted to their exercise routine that they head to the gym in sickness and in health. It’s not a good idea to do a workout when you’re seriously ill, but what if you just have the sniffles? Should you exercise with a cold - or skip?