Volume 1

Muscle: Energy for Contraction and Fiber Types

V1N12a - Topics
Muscular Contraction Depends Chiefly on ATP for Fuel & Energy
Muscle pH Decreases as Lactic Acid Increases
Muscle Fibers are Generally Classified According to Twitch-Speed & Color
Strenuous Exercise Causes Filament Micro-Trauma & Cell Damage

Muscle: Anatomy, Composition and Function

V1N11a - Topics
We Aspire To It, Dream Of It & Fantasize About It
Muscle is Predominantly Water
A Muscle Fiber is Actually a Single Muscle Cell
The Technical Term For a Single Muscle Cell is Myocyte

Energy: The Capacity to Perform Work

V1N10a - Topics
Energy Eludes a Concrete Definition
Energy is Defined as the Capacity for Doing Work & Overcoming Resistance
Energy is the Secret Behind True Motivation & Vision
Energy can be Expressed as a Unit of Heat Content or Calorie

Vitamin E: Companion to Vitamin C

V1N9a - Topics
Vitamin E is Essential and Protects the Body
Vitamin E is a Family of Antioxidant Compounds called Tocopherols
Vitamin E can Reduce Inflammation In Muscles & Connective Tissue
Recommended Dosage for Athletes is 400-2000mg daily or 5-20mg per kg of Body Weight

Vitamin C: If Dr.C Could Choose Just One

V1N8a - Topics
Don’t Leave Home Without It & Don’t Underestimate Its Power
All Sport Injuries Should be Supported with High-Dose Vitamin C
Ascorbic Acid Protects Us from Free Radicals, Heart Disease and Cancer
Vitamin C Changes into Numerous Metabolites

Hydration, Electrolytes and Glycerol

V1N7a - Topics
Drink 30ml (1 fluid oz) of Water Per Kg of Lean Body Mass Per Day
Thirst is not Recognized as Sufficient Stimulus for Fluid Replacement
Electrolytes Affect Nerve Transmission, Muscle Action and Gland Function
Regulating the Acid-Base Balance of the Body

The Athletes Cookbook: Cooking with Whole Foods

V1N12b - Topics
What's Cooking? The Athlete’s Cookbook
Hot Topic: Making Your Own Food

CHFA Expo East 2002 Health & Fitness Symposium Review

V1N11b - Topics
What's Cookin? CHFA Expo East 2002
Hot Topic: CHI Conference & Speaker Topic Highlights

Positive Mental Attitude: Affirmations that Count

V1N10b - Topics
What's Cookin? The Benefits of Positive Affirmations
Hot Topic: Attitude Is Everything!

Balance and Harmony in Your Personal Relationships

V1N9b - Topics
What's Cookin? Exploring the Different Facets Of Our Being
Hot Topic: Spiritual, Metaphysical, Emotional, Mental, Physical, Sexual, Financial and Social


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