“If you’re a serious person who wants to build their body, cardio is a waste of time.“ Wise words spoken by the late Leroy Colbert. Many people often focus on cardio, short for cardiovascular, thinking that it’s the most efficient way to lose excess weight, become toned, and/or become healthier. The fact is that weight training, or weight lifting, is a far more efficient way to tone, strengthen, and maintain a long term, positive body composition. [Read more…] about Why Weight Training and NOT Cardio?
Weight Training for General Health
EAA’s(Essential Amino Acids) are amino acids that the human body cannot make on its own, therefore they must be supplied through one’s diet. In one of my previous posts on maximizing recovery I highlighted the importance of supplementing with BCAA’s(Branched Chain Amino Acids), which are three of the nine known essential aminos. For those of us who exercise/weight train, or are contemplating weight training, an in depth knowledge of all amino acids and their functions is important. [Read more…] about Essential Amino Acids
Many people have questions about living a healthy lifestyle, weight training, exercise in general. I hope that I dispel a few misconceptions with the following: [Read more…] about FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions)
“There’s nothing, absolutely nothing, that can take the place of experience… I’m not putting out this information to entertain, but to inform.” Leroy Colbert
“Everyone has their views concerning what beneficial weight training exercises to do and what supplements to take…” A popular statement I often hear when conversing with people. Nothing wrong with having views, just make sure that those views are backed by sound science and practical experience. [Read more…] about The value of experience
Is Type 2 Diabetes reversible? YES, according to many registered dieticians, certified diabetes educators, personal testimonials, and university trials/studies. As many people are aware, Type 2 Diabetes is referred to as a ‘lifestyle disease.’ That’s because Type 2 Diabetes is brought on mostly by one’s lifestyle, which almost always involves a sedentary one with poor nutrition. [Read more…] about Type 2 Diabetes: Reversible or Not?