Osteoporosis, like heart disease, is no longer considered a normal consequence of the aging process. It is predictable, to a large extent preventable, and treatable.
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As a reputable personal trainer, who is equipped with the knowledge necessary to be considered a fitness “expert”, you need to know the basis of human movement. That is, how muscles work.
Part 3 of this series examines the role of exercise in countering metabolic syndrome.
The word “etiquette” probably conjures images of people in formal clothes, eating with napkins perfectly placed in their laps and generally following all the polite rules for dining. Well, “etiquette” translates simply into observing the proper behavior in a given situation — workout environments included.
Like a bitter three-way sibling rivalry, it often seems that the three main macronutrients — carbohydrates, protein and lipids (fats) — are constantly battling for supremacy. Nutritional experts and those merely passionate about food ceaselessly compare and contrast the three in terms of taste and dietary value.
The myths and falsehoods associated with Coordination Training are plenty. I’ll outline the ‘Top 3’ here: 1. Coordination is a singular element that is defined by a universal ability or lack of ability 2. Coordination cannot be trained nor taught 3. Coordination-based stimulus should be restricted to preadolescent children.
Part 2 of this series focuses on current research into the effects of exercise on body fat.
Osteoarthritis(OA), the most common form of arthritis, a potentially devastating joint disease, affecting some 27 million adults per year and is on the rise. OA typically occurs in the hands, spine and hips affecting a multitude of joints particularly the knees.1 Obtaining a detailed history by the physician, via x-ray, where individuals will complain of symptoms of stiffness, low-grade inflammation and pain, makes diagnosis.
In pursuit of the perfect body, many people focus on things like workout routines and supplements, however, many fail to consider another vital component of training-recovery. Remember that training is the stimulus to which the body adapts, but sufficient rest is essential to allow time for the adaptations to take place.