Does protein help you build muscles?
The short answer is yes. You’ve probably seen weight lifters carrying around protein shakes and devouring them before or after their workout. What’s the science behind ingesting protein to build muscle? Let’s take a look. Protein is used by your body to repair and maintain body tissues and can help maximize muscle protein synthesis. An easy…Read More
Water VS. Sports Drinks
While watching any sporting event you’ve probably noticed the athletes sipping on brightly colored liquid that’s not water. In today’s blog we wanted to take a deep dive in the age-old question (well not really that old) of water vs. sports drinks. Which do you need? Can you get by on just water? Are sports…Read More
Staying Properly Hydrated While Working Out
Working out is great but if you’re not properly hydrated you could cause yourself my harm then good. According to doctors, you should drink… Drink 17 to 20 ounces of water 2 to 3 hours before you start exercising. Drink 8 ounces of water 20 to 30 minutes before you start exercising or during your…Read More
7 Benefits of Senior Fitness Programs
Seniors’ loss of strength and stamina as they age is partially the result of diminished physical activity. Some seniors lead sedentary lives—which might be due to depression, stiffness from arthritis, or other chronic conditions. Many elders fear they won’t be able to endure the amount of movement exercise would take. But physical activity doesn’t need…Read More