A new obesity scale has been proposed to measure body fat called the Body Adiposity Index, or BAI. The BAI relies on height and hip measurements, and might give a more flexible counterpart to BMI (Body mass index) which is a ratio of height and weight. BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by [...]
Not sure what grass-fed beef is? Jordan Rubin explains below: “The American Grass-fed Association defines grass-fed products from ruminants including cattle, bison, goats, and sheep as ‘those food products from animals that have eaten nothing but their mother’s milk and fresh grass or grass-type hay from birth to harvest all their lives.’ Being raised grass-fed [...]
In discussing De Lorme, who helped to develop a complete modern training program for clinical application, the Physiology Of Strength, by Theodor Hettinger, says this about his review of empirical studies: “De Lorme, in 1945, gave an excellent review of the results obtained in both clinical and athletic fields by these empirical methods, summarizing the [...]
We have some highlights for you today from “How To Exercise Without Moving A Muscle -Isometrics For Everyone” by Victor Obeck. “The word isometric comes from the Greek iso, meaning ‘the same’, and metric, meaning ‘length’. Isometric contraction refers, therefore, to the tightening of a muscle without changing its length.” “There are some people in [...]
In this video, John Peterson demonstrates how to correctly do hanging leg raises!
We all know that aging is inevitable and even a good thing. We don’t want to keep people from aging, but we definitely want to help people age well and avoid some of the physical problems associated with aging. Enter: exercise. Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, was surprised [...]
We currently have Dr. Mercola’s Miracle Whey Protein Powder on sale for $29.95. The flavor is vanilla and the quality is premium. Check it out in the webstore. Why is this a good choice when it comes to protein powders? Made from all-natural grass fed cows‚Äô whey, providing more of nature‚Äôs nutrients Is certified free [...]