In many blog posts and newsletters, I have tried to come to grips with the value and merits of increased protein ingestion. Studies have demonstrated that extra protein helps not just athletes and ‘bodybuilders’ but the elderly, too. In this article, we see that there was probably a benefit for those about to undergo and
December 2018 Training the Respiratory-side of Cardiorespiratory Health Not a day goes by without some mention on the news, or at your doctor’s office, of your cardiovascular health. Blood pressure, cholesterol, disease-risk, etc. But, unless you’ve had problems with the lungs, few of us consider the respiratory side of the formula. In exercise science, we
November 2018 When Hip Structure Compromises Hip Motion A more recent diagnostic of hip deformity, along with a more recent surgical procedure to manage it (thanks to the work of a Nashville orthopedist), has helped explain a lot of athletes’, and even non-athletes’, groin pain. Called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), it is essentially a recognition that
Fall 2018 October 16, 1968. The Mexico City Summer Olympics,
I wish DIY was applicable in all aspects of life. As a client told me the other day, when confronted by a minor repair of his toilet a few years back, he considered DIY. His son, a wise young man, suggested that, buying a $1 item to do the repair in order to avoid a
A fascinating, lay article in the Huffington Post, with the catchy title, “Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong“, attempts to offer readers a simple, and emotionally moving, synopsis of obesity science. It is heartbreaking at times as interviewees often express lifelong feelings of pain and shame, and society and the medical community don’t help.
As I wrote here, here , here and here, the science of sedentary behavior is the current variation of exercise science that is confounding experts. Here, a NY Times fitness and wellness writer summarizes a recent study that demonstrates what I reported in this blog post way back when: that is, when people do go to
September 2018 Pick Your Protein The nutrition debate as to what to eat/drink before or after a resistance training exercise routine is not yet settled science. The consensus is that the anabolic window – that period of time that is conducive to building more muscle mass and strength – occurs within 30-60 minutes after a