Hey y'all. Finals are done. Classes are out for a little while. I feel good. So good that I'll be able to get back to writing every week! Upon reading my last post about aerobic glycolysis, I noticed some issues with the article. There were some things that I either glossed over or need to [...]
Welcome back to our discussion of energy systems! I appreciate you coming back and your desire to learn! That's the whole goal of this website: to learn ya' somethin'! Upon reading a comment from the first post, a reader enlightened me on my neglect to go into detail about what ATP is or what is [...]
Ever think about how we, as the crazy people we are, get energy to do everyday stuff? Walk, run, jump, pick up kids, throw said kids because they're annoying, even getting out of bed! Everything you do takes some bit of energy! Where do we get that energy? Caffeine? Well, it may seem like it, [...]
Recent research conducted by Boston University's School of Medicine has challenged the notion that blood pressure is negatively impacted by sodium intake. Previously, the idea has been that as you increase your intake of sodium, primarily from salt, blood pressure worsens and leads to increased risk for stroke and other complications. Lynn L. Moore and [...]
Finally, drugs don’t encourage habits. This is a problem often overlooked. If left alone to improve their conditions without proper education, the patient may bounce back if they don’t understand how to stay healthy. Habits allow for that long-term improvement in health, as the patient becomes more independent in caring for their self.
Welcome back! I'm glad you're interested in checkin' yourself before you wreck yourself! Let's jump right into it. A lot of what I discuss here is mostly just personal experience and observations, so it may be a bit more informal than usual. LET'S DO THIS. If you don't have the time to read the full [...]
(See meme above) Alright. Now that you had a formal introduction, let's get down to it. There's so much misinformation (formally called quackery) out on the internet, TV (*cough* Dr. Oz *cough*), you can't escape it! However, that doesn't mean you have to become a victim of it either. According to the American Dietetic Association, there are 3 major [...]
Sadly, the woman in the photo has passed away. She was a competitive bodybuilder and mother who was training for another show. Given her lifestyle, she has to consume a high protein diet in order to build muscle appropriately; however, she has a rare genetic condition known as Urea Cycle Disorder that was ultimately the [...]
Creating habits is a fantastic way to reach a goal or improve one's self by making a behavior so second nature that you do it without thought or conscious effort. I believe that habits are the key to successful changes in life, so here are some strategies on how to form habits!
Welcome back! We're going to finish up our discussion about weight loss and get some practical takeaways about how to drop body fat as opposed to muscle and other lean mass tissues that you want to hold on to. So let's get started! First off, let's clear up the fact that when you lose weight, [...]