Building muscle as you age, by eating right, is not a once-size-fits-all formula. It depends on your starting point with one particular hormone – the Great Wizard of All Hormones – LEPTIN. [Read more…]
Building muscle is not as difficult as most people think. Since maintaining adequate muscle mass is crucial for overall fitness and health, adopting the simplest and most effective ways to do so will be more likely to ensure your success.
Start out by forgetting about and ignoring the majority of what you’ve heard or done yourself for muscle building. Diet, exercise, and supplements can only be helpful if you know which foods, workouts, and nutrients are truly useful. Each of these is a topic by itself, so this post will focus on one of these categories: muscle building supplements.
By the way, the benefits of certain supplements diminish as you age. Here is what you should know. [Read more…]
The Tabata workout might just be what you are looking for when time is short. This is where science offers some good answers. Unfortunately, fitness trainers are generally clueless about the science of fitness. Most workouts are over done and cause more harm than good. What you really should know is the exercise ‘sweet spot’ – i.e., the frequency, intensity, and duration that provide optimal fitness. [Read more…]