By Gabe Sanders, Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS An important initial step to help people overcome struggles of any kind is to first identify barriers and work on mental health. To do so, a good starting point is to quantify a person’s quality of life.
By Gabe Sanders, Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS A great goal for high-volume training for the average person would be to exercise every muscle group weekly or twice per week. Each muscle group should be exercised for 4-6 sets of 10-15 repetitions.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Alcohol consumption especially excessive alcohol consumption drastically interrupts the circadian rhythm, by disrupting sleep patterns.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends 150 minutes of moderately intense activity every week. This amount of exercise can help you, but will it optimize your health?
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Over time, the constant ingestion of sugar leads to total body inflammation that affects your muscle, organs, and blood vessels and can result in brain fog.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS It is common for people to overindulge by 1,000-1,500 calories per day throughout the holiday time and those added calories add up, quickly. Burning the excess is not so easy, as well know!
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Many people have perceived exercise as a chore, an unwanted task that they need to fit into their daily schedule. It is low on their priority list and therefore, exercise is the first habit they drop. People stop exercising because they believe it takes up too much time or quite […]
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Most medical experts estimate that nearly every person will experience or suffer from low back pain at some point in their life.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Carbohydrates often get a bad reputation in the news as they can be associated with weight gain, which is not entirely true and is very misleading. If you are an athlete, at any age, or if you engage in a lot of exercise and physical activity, consuming carbohydrates is essential to provide you with energy and help you maintain the muscle mass you have worked so hard to attain.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS According to recent research and other physical activity promotion experts, moderate-vigorous physical activity is the most ideal form of activity to enhance physical fitness and overall health.