Using Resistance Bands

When it comes to strength training, many of us usually will stick to the standard free weights and machines or, you're feeling a little frisky, we might try to venture over towards the cable or free motion machines while we're at the gym. What you don't see at the gym...

Top 7 things to know about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential for many functions in the body. The primary omega-3 fatty acids are EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid, and DHA, docosahexaenoic acid is what is found in seafood, such as fatty fish (e.g.,...

The Best Routines with Resistance Bands

Many people who lift weights will have the greatness of free-weights as the best mass builder. While free weights are excellent, the resistance bands can also have their place as well. In the past, some resistance bands have been given a bad name as they became seen...

Protein Powder: What you should know

If you workout in any way, you’ve probably heard the guys that talk about the protein shakes they drink after a workout and what kind of shake they prefer. Protein powders which are made into a shake or consumed however you like are getting more and more popular as a...

Omega-3 11 different acids

Omega-3's are an essential fatty acid that has numerous benefits for health. But not all omega-3 fatty acids are equal. There are 11 different types believe it or not; but the three most important ones are ALA, EPA, and DHA. ALA is mostly found in plant foods, while...

Omega-3 Deficiency Side effects

Overview of Fish Oil and Omega-3- Fish oil comes from the tissue of very oily fish. The best sources of this are cold-water, fatty fish. When it comes to human consumption of fish oil, you can consume these benefits straight from the fish themselves or a fish oil...

Fish Oils: Health Benefits And The Facts

Fish oils come from fatty or oily fish. These fish oils are found in the tissue of fish such as trout, mackerel, tuna, herring, sardines, and salmon. Pieces of Oily fish contain up to 30 percent oil. White fish contains high levels of oil in the liver, and have much...

Casein Protein powder

Casein is a slow digestive protein from dairy, which people often take as a supplement. The Casein releases amino acids, so people take it before bed to help with recovery and reduce muscle breakdown during sleep. Many studies have shown it helps increase muscle...

The Beginner’s guide to Protein Powder

Nowadays you walk into any gym, and you’re going to see every other person with a shaker bottle. Powders and other supplements have become so deep-rooted in our workout and health culture that it’s hard to imagine not following up a great workout with a shake of some...

Protein is an essential nutrient for weight loss.

Getting the correct amount of protein can boost your metabolism, reduce your appetite and even help you lose body fat without losing muscle. Protein shakes are an excellent way to add more protein to your diet and it been shown to help with weight loss. What Are...

The Benefits of Protein Powder

Nowadays, it seems like there are more and more Health advocates taking in more protein in some form or another. For example in your local grocery store, and you'll likely find many different kinds of protein-enriched cereals and even "high" protein oatmeal. Whether...

Flat and Thin Forms of Resistance Bands

Resistance bands and tubings bands are becoming a more popular for rehabilitation and training tool due to their effectiveness, low price, and easy portability. They are mainly used to improve your muscular strength. Resistance tubes and bands are similar training...

How Resistance Bands Work

Resistance bands can offer a variety of levels of resistance depending on how thick the bands are and how much they are stretched. You can buy “light,” “medium” or “heavy” types of bands. Lighter or thinner bands can offer less resistance while heavy or thicker bands...

About Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are used primarily because of two main reasons. Resistance bands are ideal to take on the road with you for quick exercise while you are traveling. Especially due to their portability, and they are a very effective way of incorporating, even more,...

3 Ways To Use A Balance Pad

Balance is a critical part of our daily life.  It is a skill that can diminish as we get older if we don’t practice and do balance exercise.  Many people, especially older adults, remain sedentary and develop balance problems because they don’t exercise their muscles...

Pharmx Fit Balance Pads For Seniors

Fun balance exercises for older adults, using a balance pad, is easy to use, and lightweight piece of equipment to add to your exercise program. Pharmx Fit balance pad exercises for seniors are a great way to keep active, build strength, and increase mobility.  Please...