Endurance Athlete: Strength Training

Endurance Athlete: Strength Training

Most endurance athletes follow a training routine free of strength training.  They fear that lifting breeds a negative effect on their endurance efforts.  The reality is that incorporating strength training into your routine is an important factor in improving your...
The Effect of Vitamin D on Blood Pressure

The Effect of Vitamin D on Blood Pressure

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for our bodies, and is instrumental in the regulation of calcium and phosphorus.  There is no doubt that a sufficient level of vitamin D intake is necessary for healthy and strong bones.  A deficiency will severely affect your bones,...
Natural Ways to Increase Your Sex Drive

Natural Ways to Increase Your Sex Drive

Have you noticed that you’re in the mood less often or have lost your sex drive completely?  Well, loss of sex drive is a common occurrence, especially when you get older.  Many times, this effect is solely treatable through medicinal avenues.  However, there are more...
Polarized Training and the Endurance Athlete

Polarized Training and the Endurance Athlete

If you are wondering what polarized training is, it’s very similar to interval training.  Interval training can be described as an intensity “mash-up” during a workout.  For instance, an interval training session may include:  a light jog for 2 minutes, followed by a...
Coffee: Not the Bad Guy You Think It Is

Coffee: Not the Bad Guy You Think It Is

Here’s some news:  coffee not only has zero health risks, many suggest that it actually has multiple health benefits.  I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had the preconception that coffee was fairly bad for you.  As it turns out, I was fairly wrong.  Now here...