131120 Get stronger and more physically fit with the basics of exercise and nutrition

The old-time strength athletes didn’t have all the gizmos, scientific research, or supplements of our time. What they did have was a powerful and undying work ethic, the desire to become the strongest possible, and the perseverance to never give up.

050820 Salt shaken 2/2 by Glenn Cardwell

When I tell people that the most dangerous food additive they are likely to eat is salt they get really disappointed because they expect me to say an artificial sweetener or flavour, neither of which probably has any effect on their health. Salt is off the radar; no-one cares about salt.

290720 Salt shaken by Glenn Cardwell 1/2

Think of salt and health and the first, and possibly only, association you can make is to link salt and high blood pressure. That's understandable as anyone with hypertension is told cut out salt and choose salt-reduced foods. Having high blood pressure also increases the chance of having a stroke.

260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A. CSCS The amount and timing of these critical macronutrients affects the overall testosterone that will bind to the androgen receptors within the body. This increased binding is called ‘up regulation’ which means there is a larger amount of receptors that are responsive to the testosterone … Continue reading 260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

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011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

181019 Lower your blood pressure

181019 Lower your blood pressure High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer because its effects are rarely felt until the disease has progressed to a dangerous level. Here is a list of four things that you can do to potentially lower your blood pressure. If you weigh too much, lose weight. … Continue reading 181019 Lower your blood pressure