Archive for the 'Strength Training' Category

May 05 2014

Why I like Bob’s Red Mill Whey Protein Powder

Whey protein powder is an easy way to boost protein in the morning: Read Redesigning Breakfast. A July 2010 article Alert: Protein drinks You don’t need the extra protein or the heavy metals our tests found in Consumer Reports revealed “Some protein drinks can even pose health risks, including exposure to potentially harmful heavy metals, [...]

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Oct 22 2012

Strength Training Resources

Strength training is crucial to weight control, because individuals who have more muscle mass have a higher metabolic rate. Muscle is active tissue that consumes calories while stored fat uses very little energy. Strength training can provide up to a 15% increase in metabolic rate, which is enormously helpful for weight loss and long-term weight [...]

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Oct 15 2012

Strength Training and Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than 14 million Americans have type II diabetes—a staggering three-hundred percent increase over the past forty years—and the numbers are steadily climbing. Fortunately, studies now show that lifestyle changes such as strength training have a profound impact on helping older adults manage their diabetes. In [...]

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