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Posts tagged with: exercise

Fueling Your Workout

Fueling Your Workout Pre- and Post Workout snacks and meals are important, but did you know that they don’t provide energy to your muscles and cells? That energy source for your body’s working tissue is Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP). The is... Read More

Hydrated, Let’s Talk About Hydration

Hydrated, Let’s Talk About Hydration At this time of year, everybody talks about the need to stay hydrated. While that is certainly good advice, nobody talks about why you need to stay hydrated or how much water you need to... Read More

Structure and Function: The Quadriceps

Structure and Function: The Quadriceps The top of the thighs are made up of a pretty large muscle group known as the quadriceps, which are four muscles used to stabilize and extend the leg. Three of these (the Vastus Lateralis,... Read More

Healthy Carbs for Weight Loss

Healthy Carbs for Weight Loss Carbs are public enemy for many women on a diet. As much as we love pasta, bread and every sweet you can think of, too many of us have been brainwashed into thinking carbs will... Read More

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water When Exercising?

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water When Exercising? What drink is best for getting and staying hydrated during exercise? Should you choose water? Are sports drinks best? The debate concerning sports drinks vs water as the better exercise drink concerns a number of factors,... Read More

Detox Diet Myths Busted

Detox Diet Myths Busted A detox diet is touted as a way to remove toxins from the body. Specific detox diets vary — but typically a period of fasting is followed by a strict diet of raw vegetables, fruit and fruit juices,... Read More

The Leg Press

The Leg Press The Leg Press is the exercise most responsible for the famed Vertex Shuffle. But despite its reputation, it is one of the most productive exercises in the studio. The Leg Press is an exercise that works the muscles... Read More

Paradigm Shift Is Hard – (Part Three)

Paradigm Shift Is Hard – (Part Three) So how does one change a paradigm? When Nautilus rolled out their machines and training philosophy in 1970, they were attempting to change the paradigm that you needed to spend lots of time... Read More

Don’t Be Tone Deaf

Don’t Be Tone Deaf I will be honest. I probably know what you mean when you say toned despite not believing the word has a definitive meaning. You want that lean, defined, athletic body type. I get it. The problem... Read More

Why You Should Be a Strong Runner

Why You Should Be a Strong Runner Become a strong runner. The common belief among runners is that weight lifting will create a bulky physique for them that will hinder their running. I suppose a strongman competitor’s daily 10,000-calorie consumption... Read More