By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Moderate fruit consumption is healthy and full of nutrients even though it has a higher sugar content than vegetables and grains. Plant-based carbohydrates can help prevent heart disease, boost your immune system and provide you with daily energy.
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C Being healthy does more than just make you look and feel better. It is also cost-effective.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Research suggests that resistance training may lead to improvements in long-term glucose control.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Lifting weights can help you increase you muscle mass and strength. If you build more muscle, you will need more calories to maintain that muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism will be.