The best pre-workout fuels to improve performance

The Perfect Pre-workout fuel Eat the right fuel to prepare the workout can be critical to having an exceptional workout and sub-par workout.   Pre-Workout Fuel for Football Time: Eat 5m before activity Fuel: Simple and Complex Carbs (ie: Jam Sandwich) Why: Fast release carbs with the addition of complex carbs give your blood sugar [...]

Workout #152011, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Legs, Shoulders, & Arms, November 20, 2015

This week is my weight workout week and I alternate between one week of cardio-core and the next week weights. I discussed my training style and philosophy now that I am in my 40's. This week is cardio and core because I alternate weight training 1-week and cardio/core the following week and that seems to [...]

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Polyphenols are micronutrient that help prevent degenerative disease

Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases is emerging. The health effects of polyphenols depend on the amount consumed and on their bioavailability. Lycopene, a polyphenol is thought to help fight prostate cancer and has been studied as [...]

Added protein improves strength and endurance during workout

ADDED PROTEIN DURING A WORKOUT MAY BOOST PERFORMANCE Drinking a workout drink with protein in it during  your workout drink may help your strength and endurance.  Researchers from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, found that sports drinks with as little as nine grams of protein increased endurance up to 40 %, and reduced post [...]