Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR): Definition, Calculation, Optimization Mention the term ‘metabolism’ and it captures attention given how obsessed many of us have become over calories. As a certified personal trainer, this is a topic you may get asked about from time to time. To the general public, boosting your metabolism is
We all know a well-structured and consistent exercise program combined with a healthful diet can help all of us with weight loss and achieve our ideal body type. But do we need to push ourselves in the gym each day leaving buckets of sweat on the floor?
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage in the fitness world. No doubt you’ve seen various benefits touted just about everywhere, but what is the actual science behind this training design? Would a high-volume interval training (HVIT) approach better meet training goals, or perhaps a combination approach of variable-intensity
We all speak of it and experience it, but what is stress? It is defined as a non-specific response by the body to any demand (stressor) that overcomes, or threatens to overcome, the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis (that state of equilibrium of the body’s internal biological mechanisms) (1 –
The Nordic combined, a combination of cross-country skiing and jumping was one of the original five sports at the first-ever Winter Olympics held in France in 1924. To this day, endurance sports like the biathlon, cross country skiing and the Nordic combined continue as bastions of the quadrennial event and,