Charita from Baton Rouge, LA asks: I keep seeing people talk about fasted cardio. So im interested to know. Always thought you should eat something for energy before a workout?
That'a a very good question Charita; and you're already on the right track with the answer. The question isn't if you should eat something before a workout, but what? First, let's talk about why so many people are talking about fasted cardio and you'll see why semi-fasted cardio is a better way..
Contrary to popular belief, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose (table sugar), and aspartame all contain the same 4 calories per gram. But the question is, what is better for you: HFCS or aspartame. The answer may surprise you..
Most Americans fail to meet dietary recommendations for many reasons, including strict dieting, poor appetite, changing nutritional needs, or less-than-healthy food choices. So a lot of people turn to a once-daily multivitamin is an easy way to fill in small nutritional gaps.
But does a once-daily multivitamin really work, and how do I know which multivitamin to take, if at all?
Tara from Spring, TX asks: " I have SVT. What kind of pre-workout can I take to workout that won't affect my condition?
That's a great question Tara. Before specifically answering your question, I'd like to give our readers a little background about SVT so we can together understand what type of pre-workout supplement will work best for you and other that may be experiencing similar symptoms.
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Sameer from Richmond Hill, Ontario ask: So a friend of mine up here uses maple syrup as apposed to honey. I always thought honey was better but recently heard that it loses most of it's vitamins and minerals once it's on store shelves. Also apparently the sugar contained in maple syrup is better? Thoughts?
Both honey and maple syrup have their own unique benefits. Read more here..
Terrence from Germantown, Maryland asks: It's there a threshold for protein consumption in a single meal? Doesn't he excess simply get removed through urine?
There's a lot of variable to keep in mind:
- How empty was your stomach before your meal?
- Did you just workout?
- Was it a protein only meal or was it combined with other macronutrients?
- What type of protein were you eating: solid vs liquid, fast acting vs slow acting?
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How can it be a “No Calorie Sweetener” if it’s 95% sugar? It’s actually not zero-calorie. It has 3.36 calories per 1000 mg packet. The FDA allows a product with less than 5 calories per serving to be rounded down and labelled zero calories.
Today's Fitness Question of the day comes from Karen from Montgomery, Texas. She asks, "I can't work out the way I want because of my tennis elbow. How can I make my arm better?"
This article will address the following:
- The signs and symptoms of tennis elbow.
- How to prevent tennis elbow in the first place.
- A detailed plan of how to rehab tennis elbow
- How to find your perfect tennis racquet so it doesn't cause tennis elbow
Still today, many golfers—assume that they have a low risk of injury compared to other sports, and do not properly prepare their bodies for golf’s rigors. Splurging on the newest club or on professional lessons to improve their game is “par for the course,” but golfers rarely take advantage of physical conditioning for golf to enhance their performance and prevent injury.
Golf is more physically demanding than many people are aware of. It requires not only flexibility and strength but also good muscle balance and postural stability.
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DMP Fitness is happy to announce that we are partnering with Protein Factory, an online supplement store, to provide you guys with some of the highest quality supplements in the market to get you to your goal efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively.
I know what you're thinking: "There's a million different supplement companies out there. What makes this one any better?" Read on and I will tell you...
At a time when you can have anything and everything delivered, why not groceries? Our office uses FITCart to keep the break room stocked without the hassle of making trips to the store and lugging things back to the office. FITCart is fast, easy, and convenient. I’d recommend it to anyone!
- Tiffany Lewis
For the last few years, Alyson Bayer has been my acupuncturist, and she has done a fantastic job of managing my various sports injuries and keeping my general health in tip top shape. So today, I wanted to take some time to highlight her practice and pass her information to you guys if you're looking for an alternative to traditional health care.
Today's Fitness Question of the day comes from Becky from Houston, Texas. She asks, "I'm training for the MS 150. What's a good pre-ride meal? I'm not a morning person and I have a sensitive stomach."
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