Why Am I Gaining So Much Weight?

As we age, we lose precious muscle mass. Age-related sarcopenia can have devastating effects. This starts in your 30s. It goes down exponentially with every decade that passes. There are things you can do to help.  Stay active. It will help you maintain the muscle mass you already have.  Lift weights. Weight training can build new muscle […]

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The Need for Sleep

Sleep is a vital component of your health. Lack of quality sleep can lead to detriment in many ways. To live your best life, get 7-9 hours every night. You’ll be glad you did! Sleep helps balance your hormones. If you don’t get sufficient sleep, your levels of ghrelin (hunger) goes up and your leptin levels […]

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Don’t Be Hangry, Be Happy

I spent the first 42 years of my life skinny.  Wait, let me correct that. I was obnoxiously skinny. Friends were jealous. My metabolism was like a furnace. I ate everything I wanted and never gained an ounce. Being an athlete enabled me to be completely care free when indulging. And I have a terrible […]

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Running to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Running can improve your blood pressure. Dr. N. Michael Baddar, Medical Director for In and Out Express Care, once told me “the lower your blood pressure, the longer you will live.” This was the first time I had heard this and I was intrigued. Being physically inactive is linked to high blood pressure. Persistent high […]

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How do I know if I am overtraining?

Whether you are a top age group triathlete, bodybuilder, golfer or runner, overtraining can be a plague to your progress. Due to many people’s highly competitive drive, they often ignore the signs of overtraining. This often leads to injury and dissatisfaction with one’s progress. If you’re a runner, you know the 10% rule. To stay […]

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Dietary Supplements for Endurance Athletes

The world is trending towards a more natural approach. Be it in non-surgical medical aesthetics, health and physical fitness or skin care. People are looking for a better way. Gone are the days when we were content to put anything and everything in and on our bodies. The following supplements are backed by evidence that […]

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