Tagged: muscle

The ABCs of IBS

Everyone gets an upset stomach on occasion—from, say, overindulg­ing in greasy burgers, fatty fries, pizza, or Alfredo-topped pasta. But an estimated 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic tummy...

Strength exercise as vital as aerobic

The largest study to compare the mortality outcomes of different types of exercise found people who did strength-based exercise had a 23 percent reduction in risk of premature death by any means, and a...

Sonny the 70-year-old bodybuilder

Sam Byrant Jr. is 70 years old. Here is Byrant’s take on what that number means to him: “People have the misconception that age makes you old, but I realize that, you know, it’s...

Arnold Schwarzenegger on Johnny Carson (1979)

Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilder, former Mr. Olympia, Conan, Terminator, and Governor of California, discusses eating properly, exercise, motivation, willpower, getting ready for his upcoming role in Conan the Barbarian, exercising while traveling, the psychological benefits...

How to increase testosterone naturally

All about testosterone If you had asked a doctor 10 years ago about bumping testosterone into the high-normal range to enhance one’s physique, chances are slim you would have gotten a positive response. “Testosterone...

Arthritis and exercise

If you have osteoarthritis, it need not limit your mobility—at least not if you exercise and keep moving. Half of the adults with OA report that they don’t participate in any physical activity. Thus,...

How does asthma work?

More than 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 people die from it each year. But why do people get asthma, and how can this disease be deadly? Christopher...