By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The term allostatic load is a measure of hormonal and physiologic stress and it illustrates how stress can impact your body. Simply put, it is a measure of stress.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Different research has found that songs with faster tempos can improve a person’s attitude and increase their physiological measurements such as heart rate. More intensity combined with a better attitude sounds like a recipe for success!
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Social distancing is the practice of keeping a minimum of six feet of distance between you and another person to prevent the spread of a contagious disease. Remember, the goal of social distancing is not to become isolated from others.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The goal of high-intensity workouts is to drastically increase your heart rate and overall workload for a brief period of time, rest, and then do it all over again, and again, and again. Here is where to start!
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Try exercises that require you to hold a position. If you are doing bodyweight squats, squat down in position, and hold your squat for 5-10 seconds for each repetition.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS It is imperative to know that there is more to burning fat than just exercise. Genetics and proper nutrition combined with the right type of exercise can boost your lipid metabolism and help you lose weight.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The key to reducing inflammation is to eat a balanced diet, full of natural foods and lean proteins and to engage in regular, vigorous exercise.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Engage in high-intensity interval training. This type of exercise is very beneficial for increasing your body’s ability to burn calories at rest, improve the function of your heart, and improve your overall fitness levels.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS While shaming people for their weight should never be tolerated, conveying the idea that obesity is ok, is not true and is the wrong health message!