Lift weights? Here’s how much protein you should consume

Protein is absolutely essential in building muscle. When you start lifting weights your entire goal is to build muscle and burn fat. People don’t always understand how important and impactful the right diet will have on the results they are seeking.

Does resistance training increase fat loss?

Most people are aware that resistance training provides an increase in muscle tissue and strength. This type of training also provides other benefits including weight loss, improved mobility and balance, increased bone density, and decreased risk of disease and injury. While much of this is common knowledge, how do we know that much of this is…

Have researchers solved muscle soreness?

If you lift weights, then you have probably had a workout where the soreness seemed to stretch for days.  Intense leg workouts in particular are well known for causing walking issues for days after, hence all the meme’s out there citing the dreaded “leg day” (well leg days sucks for more than one reason).  DOMS,…

Lifting weights burns more fat than cardio

When people talk about losing weight or burning fight they almost immediately follow that up with “I’m going to start running” or “I forgot to hit the treadmill”.  Every time I hear this it makes me cringe a little.  For individuals that don’t know much about exercise or the science of the body, I guess…

How to increase insulin sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin resistance is one of the trademarks of type 2 Diabetes. Every person with type 2 diabetes should be making an effort to increase their insulin sensitivity at all costs because it will reduce the amount of insulin the body depends on to maintain your blood sugar.
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Activate muscle growth by increasing time under tension

If you follow any bodybuilding circles you may have heard the term time under tension at one time or another. If this term is new to you then it’s very simple to understand. Time under tension (TUT) refers to the amount of time your muscles are being activated during the concentric (the act of lifting) and eccentric (the motion of releasing) motions of an exercise