The rates of metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and heart disease, have been on the rise for decades. In
Lactate is far more important than you think
Serum lactate is a signaling molecule that plays an important role in various physiological processes, including muscle metabolism, brain function, and energy
How to determine your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds
Determining one's aerobic and anaerobic thresholds is crucial for effective training and performance as a runner. The aerobic threshold is the point at which
Moderate-intensity training to improve mitochondrial fitness and endurance skills
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
Do all proximal hamstring tears require surgery?
The hamstrings are a powerful group of muscles. They are subject to significant forces with sprinting, hill, and quick starts. There are three hamstring tendons
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