Anabolism: The Building of Your Body

Anabolism is a magical process that makes things bigger and more complex. It’s the foundation of growth and repair in all living organisms, from the smallest bacteria to the largest whales. In humans, it helps us build muscle, bone, and other tissues. Anabolism in Action Anabolism works by taking small,[…]

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The process of anabolism shown with molecules and adenosine triphosphate

Catabolism: The Breakdown Process

Catabolism is a metabolic process that breaks down large molecules, such as carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, into smaller molecules, releasing energy in the process. It is an essential part of metabolism, providing the energy that fuels all the body’s processes. What Causes It? Catabolism occurs in response to the body’s[…]

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The process of catabolism shown with molecules and adenosine triphosphate

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic floor issues are common, but they can be treated in different ways, one of which is pelvic floor exercises. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of pelvic floor issues, talk to your doctor. They can diagnose the problem and recommend the best treatment options. As we age,[…]

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woman performing a glute bridge to address pelvic floor issues

Types of Running Shoes

As a personal trainer with a clientele of avid runners, I often find myself talking about the importance of choosing the right shoe in the pursuit of their goals. While there are many athletic shoe options available, picking the right types of running shoes is a necessity for runners of[…]

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a close-up of running shoes on a man walking away on an indoor track

How Many Crunches a Day for Fat Loss?

How many crunches a day does it take to give you a six pack? This is a popular question among gym-goers, and with good reason. If you’re looking to burn fat and get a flat stomach, you’ve probably been told to do crunches. However, truth be told, crunches are not the[…]

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Fit woman in sports bra and shorts showing her defined mid-section

Total Body Workout

The idea of a total body workout might be appealing since it appears it provides a convenient and time-efficient way to exercise. However, it isn’t the best choice for you to achieve maximum fitness and health improvements. Instead, an upper body lower body split offers several advantages that make it[…]

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Man in gym performing a deadlift

Bad Fitness Tips

Social media has provided an environment where anyone can post bad fitness tips. Their “best ever” piece of advice is likely going to result in you never reaching your goals, and potentially getting injured. Along with this, it also has apparently become irrelevant if the source of this so-called “new and[…]

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Bad fitness tips include No Pain No Gain