AREAS OF INTEREST: HAND WEIGHTS, ANKLE WEIGHTS, WEIGHT VEST, BURN CALORIES, BURN FAT. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Years ago, experts cautioned that ankle weights were a precursor to leg injuries. It was theorized that repetitive stress on shins, feet, and knees increased cases of shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and patellar tracking problems. And instead of … [Read more...] about INCREASE YOUR CALORIE BURN BY ALMOST TWICE AS MUCH BY ADDING SOME RESISTANCE TO YOUR WALK.
AREAS OF INTEREST: METABOLISM, MUSCLE, ENERGY, FIBER TYPES, OLDER ATHLETES, CHOLESTEROL, DIABETES. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Your body loses about six pounds of muscle per decade. With less muscle your body burns fewer calories. You require less food, but if you eat the same as you did when you were younger, you will gain fat. Muscle is the engine for your … [Read more...] about YOUR MUSCLE IS THE ENGINE FOR YOUR METABOLISM
AREAS OF INTEREST: EATING, DIET, LOSING WEIGHT, LOSING FAT, GAINING MUSCLE, FOOD PROGRAMS. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Misconceptions and myths abound concerning diet and exercise. My Race Across America efforts allowed me to dispel several myths. First, I discovered although I was riding twenty-two hours each day, I gained fat. I increased my fat stores by two … [Read more...] about MUSCLE IS YOUR METABOLISM
AREAS OF INTEREST: SARCOPENIA, LOSING MUSCLE, GAINING FAT, METABOLISM, RESISTANCE TRAINING. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Muscles in the back of your arms are not just cosmetic. Triceps help you push, keep your balance, catch yourself if you fall, and then pick yourself up. In the revised guidelines, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that … [Read more...] about SARCOPENIA: THE GRADUAL REDUCTION OF MUSCLE AND METABOLISM AS YOU AGE