Fitness

Dear Mark: Power Yoga, Pelvic Floor, Keto Reset and Osteoporosis

Dear Mark: Coffee and Cancer, Beef Cheeks, Paleo Pancakes

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering three questions. First, is power yoga—a more “intense” version of yoga that includes strength exercises—a suitable alternative to strength training for aging women? Probably not, but that doesn’t make it bad or wrong to do. Second, what’s the deal with pelvic floor dysfunction after menopause? What’s the best way to improve that ...

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RHR: The Importance of Strength Training—with Sal Di Stefano

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In this episode we discuss: How Sal’s interest in fitness and wellness evolved Optimizing health versus performance The most important type of exercise to combat sedentary lifestyle Why taking calcium alone won’t build stronger bones A little resistance training goes a long way Learning to enjoy the process The cost of over-training How to get started with strength training [smart_track_player ...

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Women’s Fitness: Should It Change with Age?

Women’s Fitness: Should It Change with Age?

Generally speaking, the basic Primal Blueprint for fitness and physical activity applies equally to men and women of all ages. Lifting heavy things works in everyone. Sprinting is a fantastic way—for anyone who’s able—to compress workouts and improve training efficiency. Improving one’s aerobic capacity through easy cardio doesn’t discriminate between the sexes. And everyone should walk, hike, garden, and perform ...

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How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

The first rule of resistance training: you don’t need weights to create resistance. Whether it’s with bodyweight exercises, dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, or resistance band exercises, there are many ways to challenge your body, build muscle, and burn fat. If you’ve ever thought about adding resistance band exercises to your routine — or are limited to working out at home and ...

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5 Studies I’d Like to See

5 Studies I’d Like to See

Imagine money is no object. Imagine you wield absolute control over the scientific community and can direct it to run whichever study you desire. If you can dream it up, they’ll get the subjects, produce the money, and make it happen. All you need to come up with is the overarching design. What would you choose? What do you wonder? ...

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