Unless you're looking to beat Usain Bolt's record later this year, save yourself the stress of weighing and measuring.
In a previous article, I summarized the current state of scientific knowledge regarding individual carbohydrate tolerance. There is exciting, emerging research in this area, but from a clinician's point of view, it is already clear that differing amounts of the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fats) affect individuals differently.
Knee injury is rarely a knee problem, but rather a hip, knee, ankle problem.
Picture this: you're out playing basketball with your friends on a Monday night. Pickup games with your friends at the local rec center are one of your favorite ways to blow off some steam and bond with your buddies after work.
Lean and fat mass change together, making the whole process more complicated.
One of the most common questions I am asked when I sit down with a client to establish a plan is, “What should I weigh?”
That is understandable amidst the sea of opinions and cultural pressures. It’s so hard to know what weight to aim for and still maintain a healthy body image. We get so focused on the number on a scale that we can lose sight of what really matters at the end of the day—being healthy and able to lead a full life.