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Jul 29th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Reasons You Should be Taking Creatine

Creatine is an amino acid most commonly found in your muscles and brain. It’s typically sourced from red meat and seafood, although your body can produce around one gram of creatine on its own each day. Oral supplements are often utilized for building muscle and enhancing athletic performance, but are also sometimes prescribed to treat brain disorders, heart failure, and numerous other conditions. There’s evidence that suggests it can also assist in lowering blood sugar levels and improve brain …
Jul 20th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

What Time is the Best Time to Exercise?

When it comes to developing a workout routine, especially for newbies, one of the first questions that typically comes up (this is, of course, aside from which exercises to include in your regimen) is when to actually set aside time to do it. Is it best to perform in the morning before starting your day, or is it better to hit the gym in the afternoon and wrap up your evening with a little hard work? Health experts will tell you, it’s whenever you can do it - and they’re right.Finding time to ex …
Jul 14th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Training - How to Know You're Overdoing It

Exercise is good for you. We all know this. Countless studies have proven it, instructors ingrain it in our brains, and, maybe most importantly, we feel great after training sessions. A regular 40-60 minutes a day is what most health professionals recommend, but even 15 minutes can help fend off debilitating diseases, and prolong our lives. But what happens when we over-do it, or become addicted to training and it starts negatively affecting our lives? Much like anything else, people can get add …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Healthy Ways to Gain Weight

While being overweight and obesity are more common in Americans, being underweight can also be a huge health concern. A BMI (body mass index) of 18.5 or less can lead to fragile bones, anemia, lethargy, and a weakened immune system. Anybody feeling that they are underweight should consult with their doctor to assess what the consequences can be, and discuss the different ways to appropriately pack on some pounds.Much like being overweight, there are numerous factors that can contribute to being …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How to Exercise When you Suffer from Knee Pain

Whenever you experience any type of pain, it’s usually a signal that something is wrong. When it comes to knee pain, it is something that can last days, weeks, months or even years if not treated correctly. Knee pain occurs when cartilage in the joint deteriorates, you have osteoarthritis, or you’ve sustained an injury that never completely healed. While the pain involved might dissuade you from exercising, a complete lack of movement can be the worst thing for you. Much like dealing with back p …