You know how it is.
Low reps mostly build strength. High reps mostly build endurance. Six to fifteen reps, that’s where it’s at for building muscle, everyone will tell you.
But you can’t help wondering.
Why are weight lifters so big then? Why are some of the biggest guys in the gym always busting out using high reps? Why are they bigger then you?
Do you just need to be patient, or could it be, that really, you’ve been doing it wrong all along?
Has your back ever bothered you?
The lifetime prevalence of back pain in the United States is 70-85%.
So maybe I should ask if your back has bothered you yet?
Are you injury free, feeling bullet proof and think you can skip this article…
Arthritis is one of the most common age-related chronic medical problems.
Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, and decreased range of motion.
But the supplement SAM-e might help, according to a study published in the journal BMC musculoskeletal disorders.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the mainstay medications used to manage osteoarthritis pain.
However, they have side effects including gastrointestinal complications and increased risk of heart disease.
Acne is one of the most common problems of all skin diseases.
Antibiotics are often used in its treatment, but are not always effective.
Zinc supplementation, alone or in combination with antibiotics, might be effective to treat acne, according to a study published in the European Journal of Dermatology.
One of the causes of acne is the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes.
Antibiotics reduce acne via their anti-bacterial effects. However, bacteria have slowly become resistant to antibiotics over the past decades.
Everybody has an opinion about coffee.
Some people say they can’t function without it. Some consider it a drug. Some just love the taste.
And what about coffee and health?
According to a study recently published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, coffee is healthy.
Coffee contains a variety of biological compounds. Best known among these is caffeine.