Fear of fruit has caused many gym rats to exclude a high intake of fruit in their diet fearing it will make them gain weight. The downside of that is that they lose out on greater endurance, strength and shorter recovery times. Perhaps you can learn a thing or two from that vegan bodybuilder in the gym.
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Bodybuilding and Aerobics
Steroids have a bad rap because sports stars usually abuse the wrong ones. Did you know there are legal hormone-enhancing supplements you can take to support your muscle-building efforts?
People who eat a vegan diet are skinny weaklings who survive on a diet of lettuce and carrots. Sure, try telling that to Patrik Baboumian, a vegan Armenian German strongman and bodybuilder who holds more than a dozen German and world class bodybuilding and lifting titles.
University of Alabama researchers have some new information about how to grow muscle with resistance training that goes against conventional thinking.
ABC News recently reported a story about a muscle building injection that if done too often could mean loss of limb - and even life - for a bodybuilder wannabe.
In the world of fitness, not all exercises and/or workouts are created equal. The benefits your body experiences from a long-distance run are vastly different from the benefits offered to your body by a series of short-distance sprints. Likewise, lifting three 12-rep sets of moderate effort weights will not produce the same results as performing one set of 6-8 reps at maximum resistance to fatigue. The difference between these two workouts (long-distance run & high rep, low intensity weights VS sprints & maximum intensity weights) is expressed by how your body operates and performs during them and can be simply defined as either an anaerobic or aerobic workout.
A Dutch review of studies indicates aerobic exercise may give older adults a boost in brainpower.
Fitness enthusiasts should reach for a milk shake after exercise instead of those soy-based drinks for effective muscle rebuilding.
With planning, you can easily fit 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic activity into your routine most days of the week.
Aerobic capacity declines dramatically with age, making it even more important for people to stay physically active if they want to remain independent.
Researchers who demonstrated that aerobic exercise is just as effective as medication in treating major depression in the middle aged and elderly reported that the same exercise program also appears to improve the cognitive abilities of these patients.
People's bodies respond to aerobic exercise in different ways due to how greatly exercise alters their blood sugar equilibrium.
Since the body responds differently to resistance training than it does to aerobic exercise, the researchers want to characterize the specific benefits of resistance training, as well as to determine whether adding such exercises to an aerobic program yields synergistic benefits.
impaired mitochondrial function may be what links low aerobic capacity and disease. Low aerobic exercise capacity to be the strongest predictor of mortality among all risk factors for cardiovascular disease.