Whether you keep your frequency down to two to three days per week of resistance exercise or as many as five to six days, protein is a vital nutrient that our lean tissues depend on to enhance its structure, size, and strength. But how much protein does our bodies need on a daily basis, and is there a threshold that deems to be “too much” if crossed?
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It’s widely speculated that the world of fitness has become quite subjective in terms of posture, efficiency and how to go about certain exercises. But one exercise, in particular, that poses an ever-popular debate is performing the lat pulldown exercise in front or behind the head.
Although a specific warm-up mimicking the movement of the subsequent “heavier” sets, such as a bench press, is usually well-practiced, it’s common to forget hitting the treadmill or elliptical for a short general warm-up. It might seem that a low-intensity walk presents minuscule importance, but spending only five- to 10-minutes to do so provides quite an impact physiologically and biomechanically.
Despite being the seventh installment of the “Texas Chainsaw” franchise, it can actually be considered, believe it or not, the first official sequel to director Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic.
If increasing your level of physical activity and shredding those pounds happen to be your primary improvements coming into the new year, there are a few key concepts to consider.
Written and created by Oakland University’s own, Mike Caravaggio, who is working hard to dismantle the myths and clichés of exercise and nutrition, presents you with legitimate, research-based information to lead an efficient, active lifestyle.