Muscle is the health engine of the body. It’s what drives the train along the tracks; it’s what pulls the entire line and leads the body forward. There’s no motion, no movement and no action without muscles contracting as one, and that takes energy. Muscle is all about energy. It’s also about health. Skeletal muscle needs to serviced, looked after, nourished and rested. It cannot be neglected or it will atrophy and die.
Well simply put, you can’t achieve something that you don’t understand, believe in or even know exists. So what is Optimum health? That’s the first question we should ask. What is this thing called Health?
The year is 1982 and I’m cruising through the streets of Istanbul on foot. What a place! Istanbul, once known as Constantinople, straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Its current population is 14 million (2017). A sign ahead catches my eye. It’s written in English and says, “Tourists welcome food and drink.”
The science of sports nutrition is a derivative of scientific investigation, including various studies and clinical work performed by researchers and scientists at universities and research centers around the world.
Sports nutrition is an art. This relates to how you apply the science. If you’re a CSNA graduate you had to define sports nutrition as an art in your final dissertation. Remember, and please bring to mind, once you know what to do, the art has to do with the application and the actual doing of what you know to do.
What does Sports Nutrition mean to me? Well I think of life itself as a sport and anyone moving in life requires nutrition. So sports nutrition is for everyone, every BODY. Everybody needs to maximize performance in life and one of the basic criteria, one of the critical factors to long term health and human performance is excellent and optimum nutrition.
Life is a Sport. I mean this not only figuratively, but also literally. It is my contention that life itself is an actual sport, a sport designed by nature and governed by the rules of physics, chemistry and biology. We are the players in the game and like any sport, there is a beginning and an end.
"Sports and performance nutrition has officially moved from muscle head to mainstream. U.S. sports nutrition sales soared 11 percent in 2015 to hit $6.7 billion. Sports nutrition is expanding to more average people and to what we call lifestyle users, says Chris Schmidt, senior consumer health analyst at Euromonitor."
The benefits of controlled exercise and physical activity in all its varied forms are as infinite as the universe. There are billions of planets, stars and galaxies and quite possibly, an infinite number of universes. Known as multiverse theory, these universes comprise everything that exists: the entirety of space, time, matter, energy, and the physical laws and constants that describe them.
This certification program taught by Tracy Kaye Holly will teach and certify prospective students to become Bollywood DanceFit instructors.This 10 week program is ideal for dancers, group instructors and dance teachers who would like to teach Bollywood DanceFIT.
The Thai people are among the world's great soup-makers. Thailand is a warm weather place and they like their soup piping hot and often incredibly spicy. Coconut milk tames the heat and combines deliciously with a hint of tart lime, salty fish or tamari sauce, and fiery chili paste. It’s the perfect exotic and mouth watering balance of flavors.
There is life after bread! Using lettuce instead of pita, crackers or sliced bread makes this meal lighter, more hydrating and less acidic. Full of flavor, lettuce wraps are easy to make and the sky is the limit regarding the different ingredients you can substitute.
Indoor rowing machines, known also as ergometers, simulate the rowing action of waterborne rowing for the purpose of exercise or as an adjunctive method of training for rowing on water. Today rowing is a popular form of cardio in gyms around the world and provides a unique form of cross-training alternative.
These are some of my favorite articles as they that have stood the test of time and/or possess both powerful and thought provoking insight. I recommend that you take whatever time it takes to go through them and carefully consider what the authors have to say. When it comes to your personal health, ignorance is not bliss!
Although we are certainly derived from nature, human activity in all its bizarre and unique forms is frequently interpreted as a separate category from so-called ‘natural’ or non-human related phenomena.
ADAM: "In your experience with working with athletes of all levels, what are 3 of the most common signs that indicate someone could be on the verge of over-reaching in their training and thus setting themselves up for injury, poor performance and/or illness?"
The health of our children is a direct reflection of our society, culture, education (or lack of it), our own efforts and their lifestyle, not genetics as many people claim (children born with congenital defects, learning disabilities or genetic anomalies excluded).
Ruby Red Grapefruit and Avocado Salad is deliciously versatile. You can have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This unique concoction makes a wonderful companion to seafood, chicken, quinoa or wild rice.
In 1935, a German pharmacologist isolated special crystals from the testicles of a bull. Later that same year, Dutch chemists determined the chemistry of those crystals and named the substance testosterone.
The year was 1990 and I was on my way to Machu Picchu, Peru, perceived by world explorers, dreamers and idealists as a sort of mystical fantasia or spiritual recluse. But I had no idea what lay ahead. Little did I know what trouble was coming my way. Alberto Fujimori assumed presidency of Peru in 1990, but not when I was there.