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
Making the transition to a Plant-Based Diet
Whole food plant-based diets have gained a lot more attention of late. Folks are trying to consume a more healthy diet to help improve their health. They have
Exercise “Snacking” To Improve Our Health
Can exercising snacking help people become healthier without feeling like exercise is work? Does the word “exercise” already make you feel exhausted? Is your
Polarized training for everyday runners: Part 1
Most all elite endurance athletes and their coaches utilize a polarized training program. Most untrained or casual runners do not use a polarized training
Maintaining Weight Loss is Hard… Why?
Exercise -- metabolism -- and weight loss Losing weight frustrates many. Even those who can lose weight far too often find that they regain those lost
Obesity rates, demographics, and the power of simple changes
So many of us never had a chance. We live in an obesogenic environment. That means that the cards are stacked against us. Food manufacturers have an army of
Building an exercise routine: The 30-day challenge
Starting and committing to a new exercise program can be a challenge. Here we discuss the concept of a 30-day challenge. Staying with the same theory that
Longevity simplified—lesson 1. Just move more.
Most people hate exercise... perhaps we should just ask them to "move more", or "walk more". The data is in... walking works to improve our lifespan.
Just move, move often, occasionally with ferocious intent
Only 23% of people exercise enough. For some, exercise is work. It's painful. I know, I say this often. But it bears repeating. There are a few
Carbs and Triglycerides: Their relationship and its ability to predict the presence of insulin resistance
Metabolic health matters. Humans die of very predicatble diseases. Most of them are moderated in severity by improving our metabolic health. Type 2
Zone 2 Heart Rate Training For Longevity and Performance
Whether you are optimizing your exercise regimen for performance, or to live longer, Zone 2 heart rate training deserves your attention. This article will
Walk, Exercise, Running, and Living with Knee Arthritis
How many of you have been told to rest and stop running or exercising because you have knee arthritis? Far too many people (including healthcare professionals)