Karen Owoc is a human performance specialist and professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine and International Society of Sports Nutrition. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biodynamics which integrates exercise physiology with the nutritional and health sciences.
You get busy and somehow exercise gets pushed down your ladder of priorities, or more often than not, it’s completely skipped over despite being scheduled on your calendar. Here’s [...]
Sanjay Gupta (pron.: /ˈsɑːndʒeɪ ˈɡuːptə/ sahn-jay goop-tə; born October 23, 1969) is an American neurosurgeon and an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine and associate chief of the neurosurgery service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
You walk into a fast food restaurant and examine the menu. You could get a salad with grilled chicken and dressing on the side. Or you could get a double cheeseburger. Seeing the c[...]
According to my staff, I need about five blogs. But seriously, I believe that the more people talk about health with each other, the better. Taking charge of your health is up to you. Often, there’s a hidden bias – you’d be surprised how often the health news item of the day comes straight from some company’s press release (I know this, because I happen to own a successful nutrition company).
It’d be nice if regular activity was woven into our daily lives so that we could stay lean, strong, and fit without really thinking about it, but that’s not the [...]
Rosanna Gibbons is a home care dietitian, a nutrition editor, a diabetes educator, a sports nutritionist, a university professor, a private practitioner, a nutrition entrepreneur, and a product development specialist.
I was surfing the web recently and came across a novel calorie counter on the REI.com, a sporting goods company. This just-for-fun gadget calculates the number of calories a[...]
Patrick Dale is an experienced writer who has written for a plethora of international publications. He is also a lecturer, trainer of trainers, has contributed to "Ultra FIT Magazine," and has been involved in fitness for over 22 years.
By working out in a particular way, you expose your body to an increased workload to which it will attempt to adapt.[...]
Brain Connolly is a certified nutritionist and has been writing professionally since 2000. He is a licensed yoga and martial arts instructor whose work regularly appears in "Metabolism," "Verve," and publications throughout the East Coast.
Generally speaking, athletes who undergo regular aerobic training exercises can expect their heart, lungs and blood vessels to transport oxygen more efficiently.[...]
Antonius Ortega is a 13-year veteran of the fitness industry and an athletic trainer certified by the American Council on Exercise. His articles on fitness, health, and travel have appeared in newspapers such as "The Hornet," "The Daily Bruin," and "Stars and Stripes."
The best core strength training workouts are those that require speed, strength, balance and coordination. [...]