Insulin is one of the body's most important hormones, and it is of particular interest for bodybuilders who train naturally.
The concept of exercise during pregnancy has come a long way since it was recommended that pregnant women avoid physical activity. Today, exercise is recommended throughout pregnancy as a way to keep in shape both physically and emotionally.
"Cleanliness is next to Godliness", or so the saying goes. For most of us, our activities of daily living include the care and maintenance of our material possessions - clothes, cars, homes - as well as general personal hygiene. Of course, there are always going to be those extremists among us who feel compelled to take such concepts to the next level...and this may be where the most insidious danger lies.
It seems as though just about every month there is a 'revolutionary' diet that claims to work weight loss miracles. With so much misinformation, what do you tell your weight loss clients to empower them to make informed decisions of their own?
Being able to scrutinize the nutritional value of food when we go shopping or go out to eat has become much easier in recent years. But while it's easy to comparison-shop in terms of calories, carbohydrates, fats and protein, deciphering the names and uses of some additives can still seem like cramming for a chemistry exam.
One of the most talked about and pervasive, yet minimally understood, health conditions today is that which professionals refer to as Metabolic Syndrome, also referred to as Syndrome X.
Like any business owner, a self-employed personal trainer faces a number of financial, legal, and marketing considerations. Whether you're teaming up with a partner, joining together with the band, or going solo, determining the right type of business entity for your situation is an important early step.
It's common for many people to question why dietary protein is so important when it comes to physical training. To begin, it's important that they understand why dietary protein is so important for everyday living.
There are approximately 650 skeletal muscles in the human body, and they all need protein to thrive and function. Older adults have some special considerations in this regard.