Tag Archives: exercise

Revisiting Training and Racing at Altitude

Long-time followers may recall an article I wrote way back in 2004 titled, the Altitude Applecart. No article before or since has seemed to garnered as much impact as that one did for no particular reason, I suppose. However, like so many things, altitude performance was and still is an area...
Read more

Junk Miles and Calories – Sports vs Physique Nutrition

A great article posted by Jose Antonio, PhD. For more great articles like this, checkout the ISSN Scoop. An Ephemeral Summary Physique nutrition peeps focus on burning calories. Performance nutrition peeps focus on getting better at a sport or activity. Performance athletes should NOT burn extra calories. There’s a term...
Read more

The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Sweat

Source: Fix.com READ ONE You might work up a sweat at various times: a long run, sunny summer afternoon, or an important job interview, to name a few. Whether it’s refreshing or unplanned, sweating leads to a number of incredible health benefits, some of which may be surprising. Perspire Much?...
Read more

Tis the season to take it off before you pack on more!

Here’s a nice article on how to make those weight loss goals stick. While exercise remains a poor strategy for weight loss, especially by itself, it is an essential supplement to maximizing weight loss, reversing obesity related damage, and maintain the weight loss. In fact, research does support the notion...
Read more

Men are from Mars and Women are from…

…Mars! Sorry, that one should be obvious, despite what John Gray suggested, men and women differ less physiologically than we think; Dr’s often have a poor understanding of actual research evidence. One of those myths has extended to weight loss. As the media has portrayed, it is more difficult for women...
Read more

The inflammation superhighway for health & performance

The word inflammation no doubt conjures up images of a swollen hand from a bee sting, or a swollen ankle from a sprain. Few people, however, consider how ubiquitous the inflammatory response is in the body, like your last sunburn, or how it impacts either health or performance. In this...
Read more