You’re probably thinking I was trying to get a bunch of keywords into the title so Google will spot me. You’re probably thinking, how in the hell is he going to link three disparate health and fitness issues into one coalesced blog post? And you’re probably thinking I’ve been drinking. But you must read this
August 2017 Intelligent Training for Painful Muscles Believe it or not, scientists are still not sure what exactly causes musculoskeletal pain (MSP) from chronic use, overuse or abuse. A couple of Danish researchers propose a model that attempts to explain the source of such pains as are typically seen in
For many years now, exercise scientists have leapt on the protein wagon when it comes to building bigger and stronger muscles. Especially for those who cannot or do not consume enough high quality protein, the mantra, which derives from studies on athletes, the elderly and those who are hospitalized or being treated for medical conditions
An almost-comical truism comes to the forefront once again, with statistics that make you go “Duh!” Men, a recent study shows, and most likely women, gain weight when they marry, after they have kids, and often times lose some weight after divorce. Now don’t get me wrong: statistical analyses are the driving force behind many
July 2017 Old Feet and ACL Repairs Affect Balance Similarly What do the feet of older folks and those of athletes with torn anterior cruciate (ACL) have in common? The answer may solve health and sports science matters more than you’d imagine. Much of sports science deals with the musculoskeletal system but new info
The advent of microtechnologies has opened up avenues of function, commerce and study that make the old cordless phone an anachronism from the previous century. Whereas making a phone call once tethered you to the wall, today you can hike the Rockies and tell mom in England you’re feet don’t even hurt. In real time!
If there’s one thing I know about the human body, it’s knees. Not that I’m an expert in knees but I have read a lot about, had a few surgeries for, and even replaced a knee . So when this article from the New York Times was brought to my attention, my ears and fingers
It has been a while since a research article slapped me – and the rest of the fitness community – in the face. However, today via HealthNews Canal, a site that posts p.r. pieces on research being done worldwide, came out with a headline that bursts – or could burst – a lot of fitness