The arrangement of fibers in a muscle dictates the classification of the muscles anatomical name. This article compares the arrangement of pennate muscle fiber and parallel muscle fiber.
In the 1970s Rachel Mclish becoming the first Ms Olympia. Women's bodybuilding sadly evolved into a freak show tat has turned the majority of women off of lifting weights.
In today's world it can be hard to get enough exercise. These are some tips to keep healthy with a sedentary lifestyle and minimal gym visits.
Gastric Sleeve is a surgical procedure for those with morbid obesity. This article describes the process from pre-op through post-op. I want to provide facts, as well as my perspective as a patient.
Sleep is often overlooked when it comes to fitness. However, it is one of the most critical aspects of total body health. Sufficient sleep is necessary for recovery and progress.
You're in a time crunch and you have a big event in 3 days. If you're wanting to look and feel skinner, then please read this article and try some of my tips.
Obesity is on the rise worldwide. With over 1.6 billion adults who are overweight and another 400 million who are obese, there must be a solution. Find out what countries rates the highest and lowest in obesity rates.
Studies in mice and humans indicate that the FTO gene plays a role in nervous and cardiovascular systems and has a strong association with body mass index, obesity risk, and type 2 diabetes.
Dropping caffeine can create some nasty side effects. Here is a firsthand account of my experience (complete with headaches and withdrawals!).
Wouldn’t be nice to be able to determine your body fat percentage without the use of expensive scales, special devices, or traveling to see the doctor? Here are five methods that you can use to estimate your body fat percentage at home.
There are tons of weight loss wraps on the market today and they all have one thing in common: they are pricey! Here is a way to do it yourself, get results, and save some money.
Learn how you can change your body type to ectomorph, mesomorph, or endomorph. Some people are naturally thin, some gain muscle easily, and some have trouble losing fat.
Want to get paid to stay in shape? Read on to discover how to become a paid fitness model by a paid fitness model!
Learn how to reduce thigh fat. Learn why you may be estrogen dominant, why low-calorie diets and extensive aerobic exercise is wrong in correcting thigh fat, and what you can do to finally lose it.
After years of dieting and yo-yo weight loss, I decided that surgery was the way to go. Being a nurse, I researched to find the procedure with the fewest side effects. I've had 4 surgeries since 2011.
Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index) can be a useful tool to find out whether you are underweight, ideal weight, or overweight. Here is how to calculate your BMI or use an online tool to do it for you.
In this article, I discuss how you, as a personal trainer, can help the elderly population achieve their fitness goals.
We often focus a lot of attention on BMI, but there are many things we need to keep in mind when looking at our BMI, such as how much muscle, how much fat, and the age of the person we are comparing.
These questions and answers about the lap band will be helpful for those wanting to have weight loss surgery. My experience was ultimately successful, but the struggles have been great.
The first woman to popularize bodybuilding was Rachel McLish. She had a physique that inspired normal, everyday women to want to gain more muscle and add healthy curves to their bodies.
A new device called AspireAssist is taking the weight loss world by storm. With all its controversy, this food pump is showing significant results for weight loss.
Truly understand your body and monitor progressive changes with the LifeCHARGE smart scale and FeelFit app. Learn how you can strengthen your body and monitor your weight with advanced trend analysis.
Bluetooth smart scales reviews and features in one convenient place. Weight Gurus, Yunmai, WiTscale, and many other brands ranked and rated.
My experience with the Zerona laser for fat reduction. Does it work? I double-checked the nurse's measurements at home—and my answer is "it's complicated."
A concise overview of steps one can take to preserve overall health and well-being regardless of age or physical limitations. Includes suggestions for natural pain relief.
How much fat are you actually losing? Body fat calipers are one way to track your personal fitness goals and achievements.
How many minutes or hours can kids exercise or train for sports? It varies by age and activity. Find out here what are appropriate exercise limits for children.
If you love ice cream, you may be shocked to learn what goes into the commercially made product. Chemicals used as paint solvents, in printing inks and antifreeze, as well as soaps and detergents. Here's a list of chemical ingredients commonly found in your favorite flavors, with all the known side effects and illnesses that go hand in hand with consuming such chemicals. Be prepared to scream.
How to lose belly fat fast at home. Top tips how to get rid of belly fat with diet and exercises. Get rid of belly fat fast naturally with supplements, and how to get rid belly fat with exercises.
If you have resolved to finally get in shape once and for all, here is a list of some fantastic books that will educate you and get you on the right track to success.
Don't you just love food? In today's society food it is cheap, easy to store and transport, and available to the consumer anytime. So how much food do we really eat and how has that changed over time?
Why is our "gut" the first place to start bulging and sagging? We see potbelly everywhere. We make resolutions to get rid of it. But do we really understand it?