Mitochondria are often referred to as the "powerhouses" of our cells because they are responsible for generating the energy that our cells need to function.
Metabolic Syndrome’s Downstream Consequences
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that increases the likelihood of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. These
Does our weight increase the risk of dementia? It appears so.
Obesity is a significant public health concern, as it has been linked to a wide range of negative health outcomes, including heart disease, stroke, and
Incorporating HRV into your training as a runner
As a runner, monitoring your heart rate is a common way to gauge your fitness level and track your progress. However, heart rate alone doesn't provide a
The Causes and Presentation of Heart Disease… A Case Study
Heart disease is silent... until it's not. Most people do not understand the complexity with respect to causation, nor do they understand how heart-related
4 Things Runners Shouldn’t Do
As a runner, it's essential to take care of your body and avoid habits that can lead to injuries or burnout. Here are four things that runners should avoid in
5 Mistakes Most Runners Make When Returning to Running
Running injuries are awful, and injured runners are cranky. Recovering and rehabilitating a running injury properly is critical... but not having a solid return
Runners require strength too: What to do and when to do it
Strength training produces better runners. But many runners are confused about what type of strength training to do. We know that runners should engage in
Runners: How to fuel for your training and races.
When you’re training for a race or maintaining a certain level of fitness, certain food principles can help maximize your training efforts. A little science
Lactate, the lactate shuttle, and lactate threshold workouts in polarized training
Most athletes poorly understand a small molecule known as lactate. Lactate is a fuel source for our cells, and we can train to use lactate more efficiently. The
Proximal hamstring tendinopathy- a true pain in the butt
Proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT) is one of just a few overuse runners' injuries that can be quite a bear to manage. It truly is a pain in the butt. You
Sarcopenia: Muscle Loss and Its Impact on Longevity
Sarcopenia is the loss of skeletal muscle mass which occurs as we age. We can start losing muscle mass in our 30s, and the process continues relentlessly and