10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

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Alzheimer’s isn’t inevitable. Many experts now believe you can prevent or at least delay dementia — even if you have a genetic predisposition. Reducing Alzheimer’s risk factors like obesity, diabetes, smoking and low physical activity by just 25 percent could prevent up to half a million cases of the disease in the United States, according […]

Light Weights Are Just as Good for Building Muscle, Getting Stronger, Researchers Find

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Lifting less weight more times is just as effective at building muscle as training with heavy weights, a finding by McMaster researchers that turns conventional wisdom on its head. The key to muscle gain, say the researchers, is working to the point of fatigue. “We found that loads that were quite heavy and comparatively light […]

Get Stronger, Leaner, Healthier And Happier With Strength Training

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“Consistency of practice is the secret to success. Consistency of practice is the secret to success. Consistency of practice is the secret to success.” Whoever you are; you need this! Strength training is a vital component of  your overall fitness program. (How many times have you heard me say this?) It’s always worth repeating! Let’s […]