In: science

A woman demonstrating her responsiveness to resistance training by lifting a barbell at the gym.
Gender differences in responsiveness to resistance training
January 14, 2019

There is large variability in individual responsiveness to resistance training. Understanding gender differences, or lack thereof, is useful for managing training…

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Science or “Science”? 6 Criteria of Good Fitness Information – Do you use all of these?
January 3, 2019

You know that scene from Star Wars where they’re stuck in the trash compactor, the walls are closing in on them…

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Blueberries in crates on a table
Is fruit too sugary? A literature review
December 28, 2018

There seems to be widespread concern that fruit should be avoided due to it’s sugar content. “That’s just like eating a…

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A stack of pancakes with blueberries on a plate, making it a delicious breakfast option.
Is Breakfast Really Important? A Review of the Literature
November 16, 2018

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” says everyone and their dog with confidence. But is it, and if…

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Faux-cial Media: A Literature Review/Constructive Rant
October 16, 2018

Social media seems to be yielding a fair and increasing amount of criticism as of late, and many platforms and tech…

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A monk in an orange robe is meditatively washing a pot in a serene river.
Do You Even Meditate, Bro? A Review of the Literature on Meditation
October 8, 2018

Meditation, now a billion dollar industry, seems to be one of those things that everyone agrees that they should do, but…

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A man undergoing training in a gym, lifting a large ball.
Does age really affect metabolism and training response?
June 18, 2018

How age affects training and metabolism You’ve doubtless heard people say “man! when I was young I could eat whatever I…

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A group of fruits and vegetables accompanied by an ecg line, highlighting the benefits of intermittent fasting.
What you should know about Intermittent Fasting: a review of the science
June 2, 2018

“Intermittent Fasting” refers to a dieting strategy that restricts food intake for extended periods of time at regular intervals. There are…

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A side-by-side image of avocado and steak as an example of good fat and bad fat.
“Good” Fat & “Bad” Fat: You’re probably not doing it right
May 25, 2018

There’s been a shift lately in the health industry away from villainizing fat. The new favorite bad guy is carbohydrates. We…

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A woman is practicing yoga near rocks.
Misconceptions About Yoga: A Review of the Science
May 21, 2018

First of all, before anyone puts a hit out on me, let me make it clear that I think yoga is…

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