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  • Resistance Training Prevents Metabolic Syndrome

    Resistance Training Prevents Metabolic Syndrome

    The metabolic syndrome is a mixture of health problems that include insulin resistance, high blood pressure, abnormal blood fats, abdominal fat deposition, type 2 diabetes, inflammation and bloodclotting abnormalities. The risk of the metabolic syndrome increases with age and is at least partially linked to decreases in muscle mass, which makes it more difficult to regulate blood sugar. A study […] More

  • Top Sports Trend 2015: Body-Weight Training

    Top Sports Trend 2015: Body-Weight Training

    Body-weight training is 2015’s top fitness trend, beating out last year’s No. 1, high–intensity interval training (HIIT). Body-weight training—using your own weight for resistance, as opposed to free weights or machines—is excellent for building muscle on the cheap. If you lack equipment, like when you’re travelling, or if you just want to keep away from the gym’s grunting […] More