By Siobhan Hicks, MPH There are so many benefits to losing weight, especially as it relates to heart health and enhancing heart function, and improving metabolism. Being able to reach and maintain a healthy weight is a great start to improving one’s heart health.
Preventing the Big Three: Alcohol, Fat, and Alcoholic Liver Disease
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS One of the easiest ways to prevent alcoholic lipidosis is to stop drinking alcohol. Simple, right? But not for everyone.
Exercise, A Piece of the Puzzle for Depression Treatment
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Absent prescription drugs, exercise is the best way to naturally boost serotonin levels and over time, can drastically improve symptoms associated with depression.
Are you a Believer of Daily Exercise and Lifestyle change?
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS The word conviction means “to hold a strong belief or opinion” and in this case, people must have a strong belief that a lifestyle change will help and transform their life for the better.
Kidney Health and Excessive Weight Gain
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Research suggests that excessive weight gain and obesity are related to increases in kidney (renal) disease and sometimes kidney failure due to lack of blood flow.
A cup of coffee to enhance exercise? Drink up!
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Research found that caffeine and caffeine-matched coffee can boost energy and improve aerobic exercise performance when consumed one hour prior to exercise.
What is dietary nitrate? Can it improve my blood pressure?
By Gabe Sanders, Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Nitrates can provide a natural way to boost biological available nitric oxide in the human body, which can have a beneficial effect on blood pressure and vascular health.
Does Minimum Exercise Result in Optimal Health? Not Really!
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?
Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity is Best! But What Is It?
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.