Vegetarians and meat-eaters experience very similar health benefits, believe it or not. They perform comparably well in the gym and on the field, and can both enjoy heart-healthy meals.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Monday, 20 March 2017
Vitamin D is an essential part of your diet. It helps with bone health, aerobic capacity, muscle strength, and muscle mass. It’s really easy to get enough, and it’s recommended for everyone.
Sunday, 19 March 2017
Processed foods and drinks often contain added sugars. Many of these products can be found in stores which claim to sell healthy or all-natural goods. New guidelines may help you avoid them.
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Salt is a necessary part of our diet, but most people consume far too much every single day. The FDA is pushing to reduce the amount of sodium in foods to help people lower their salt intake.
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Friday, 17 March 2017
Your arteries stiffen as you get older. It’s an unfortunate side effect of aging. Exercise and preventative cardiovascular care can help keep them in a youthful, healthy state, however.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
High-intensity interval training has proven itself to be a fantastic way to work out. It provides true, measurable results in a short amount of time and is appropriate for almost anyone.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
American men live an average of 5 years less than American women. There are a number of preventable and treatable conditions which can assist in lengthening an otherwise healthy man’s life.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Many common and popular sunscreen brands have been selling SPF 50 sunscreens – but the real SPF ratings clock in at less than 8! Research your sunscreen and protect your skin from melanoma.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Animal studies have shown we can overcome addiction with aerobic exercise. Scientists have observed a reduction in the self-administration of cocaine following routine exercise.
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Green tea extract is a popular supplement for weight loss. However, recent studies have shown that it may be harmful for your liver. The chemical epigallocatechin-3 may be the reason why.
The post Your Liver and the Epigallocatechin-3 in Green Tea appeared first on XP Labs.
Saturday, 11 March 2017
Periodic fasting is maybe not what you would think of when it comes to treating disease, but researchers have discovered a link between extreme caloric intake and increasing your lifespan.
The post Some Disease Treatments May be Eased with Periodic Fasting appeared first on XP Labs.
Friday, 10 March 2017
The Mediterranean diet is popular for its health benefits as well as its deliciousness. But does it contain too much fat? According to researchers, the fat content is perfectly healthy.
The post Nuts and Oil in Mediterranean Diet Do Not Promote Weight Gain appeared first on XP Labs.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
What happens if you eat very few calories, but also burn very few calories at the same time? Can you still lose weight? Will you be able to maintain your size? Not according to researchers.
The post Eating Little and Exercising Little Means a Big Belly appeared first on XP Labs.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
The composition of the Paleolithic diet is good for losing weight, possibly due to the fact that it uses no processed foods and promotes a low-sodium, nutrient-rich diet with fresh foods.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Obesity rates in America are seriously out of control, with the average American knowing at least one or more obese person. The CDC is trying to increase public acceptance of health programs.
Monday, 6 March 2017
Many aids are popular for performance and superficially easing exercise woes, but are they worth it? Simple tools such as liquid chalk may be the only ones that don’t have huge down-sides.
The post Are Your Training Aids Just a Performance Trade-Off? appeared first on XP Labs.
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Don’t have time for two and a half hours of exercise each and every week? The good news is, with proper intensity, a small amount of exercise can promote good health and better body composition.
The post Low-Volume Interval Training Equal to Traditional Aerobic Results appeared first on XP Labs.
Saturday, 4 March 2017
Chains and bands are useful tools, but using them during deadlifting alters the biomechanics and force output during the lift. The result is a reduction in training for your gluteus maximus.
Friday, 3 March 2017
Researchers have discovered that resistance training and aerobics can not only guard against cellular death during a heart attack, but help prevent inflammation after one has occurred.
The post Heart Attacks Not the End: Use Resistance Exercise appeared first on XP Labs.
Thursday, 2 March 2017
Part of the gluteal muscle group, the gluteus medius is responsible for stabilizing your body during quick movements. Learn how to develop it for increased agility and injury protection.
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
You need your core to train to your fullest potential! This includes your abdominal and back muscles, which can be developed with squats. Build your core and experience powerful workouts.