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
Sitting is not the new smoking
Is sitting as bad for us as we have been led to believe? Can "active" sitting minimize some of the downstream effects of sitting for long periods of time?
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
Why Does the Outside of my Hip Hurt?
Hip pain, especially pain on the outside of the hip can become quite frustrating to a runner. There are a few causes of pain on the lateral or outer of the
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
Overtraining and how to avoid it
Most runners run too fast on their slow days and too slow on their fast days. Most runners/cyclists are not adept at understanding load management. Instead of
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt So Much?
You woke up one morning and your shoulder pain is off the charts. This is the most severe shoulder pain you've ever had. Most people with severe shoulder pain
Exercise reduces chronic inflammation- a known killer.
You may be a little overweight, and you start an exercise program. But the weight isn't coming off, so you get frustrated and stop. Wait! Please don't stop. Far
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
Sometimes our joints just hurt, and it’s ok not to know why
Do you need to know the precise reason why your knee hurts? Knee and shoulder pain is widespread. Most people in my office do not recall a specific injury.
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