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Drinking skim milk after exercise may promote better muscle recovery and better muscle rehydration than using water, or isotonic sports drinks, suggests a new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Have you ever had shoulder pain or do you just want to learn how to prevent shoulder problems, like rotator cuff tears?
Exercise and stretching are a very important part of strengthening your rotator cuff, rehabilitating a rotator cuff injury oir just preventing rotator cuff tears.
You can learn how to strengthen and rehabilitate your rotator cuff using these simple rotator cuff exercises and stretches.
To Exercise when Sick - That is the Question
Cold and flu season has arrived. Though your nose may be running and your body aching, should you hit the gym to exercise or take a temporary break.
Strength training is an important part of an overall fitness program, especially as we age. If your aerobic workouts aren't balanced by routine strength training, you will be missing out on a key component of overall health and fitness. Strength training provides addditional benefits that aerobic training does not provide. With a regular strength training program, you can increase bone strength, slow bone loss, increase lean muscle mass, increase growth hormone levels and burn calories more efficiently by raising your metabolic rate. Strength training can also help improve your insulin sensivity, a key hormone associated with muscle loss, diabtes and aging.
Should schools and parents of young athletes be concerned regarding the rising risk of sudden death in athletes, and whether the risk for death increases as the level of competition increases?
Deep-tissue massage is the only way to release knots in your muscles. This is why foam rolling is growing so much in popularity. Deep-tissue massage with a foam roller makes your muscles longer and smoother by causing "trigger points," or knotty areas in your muscles, to be released through a process called myofascial release.
Looking to lean out thick legs? Genetics and body type often determine how and where you naturally carry your weight. However, you change your body proportions with proper nutrition, and the right kind of exercises.
Staying on track with your fitness program, while traveling during the holiday season can seem difficult to some; but it does not have to according to fitness expert and author, Jeff Behar.
Can we change our body type into that perfect body type we all admire and strive for?
Starting from a very young age, every little girl wanted to be graceful slim tiny dancer, and every boy wanted to be strong and powerful like rugby or hockey player. Then, while growing up our bodies change leaving most of us with having less than an ideal body image. Unfortunately, our childhood imagery of an ideal body still locked in our minds will stay with us distorting our real beauty of reality.