Fitness

Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise

Eccentric exercise/training is a form of exercise that works well for the elderly, and also for people with cardiopulmonary or neurological issues. It challenges the muscles; increases muscle strength; protects the joints; and uses a lesser amount of energy. Eccentric training targets the muscle lengthening (elongation) phase of a muscle contraction by purposely slowing this… Continue reading Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise

Nutrition

Protein – How Much To Consume Per Day?

Without eating enough protein, we cannot survive. Proteins are the main building blocks of the body.  As a general rule, 10 - 35% of our daily calories should come from protein. The body cannot store protein for future use, so we must maintain a steady/daily intake. All of our body parts:  cells, tissues, muscles and… Continue reading Protein – How Much To Consume Per Day?

Whole Health

Altering Your Biological Age

There are many theories to explain the process of aging.  However, there is a difference between chronological age and biological age.  Today life expectancy is increasing.  A new stage in the course of life, early old age, is being established.  Diet during this stage is very important.  Maintaining the correct diet along with exercising both… Continue reading Altering Your Biological Age