The Joint Powers during the Standing Long  Jump and Maximum Isokinetic Strength of the  Lower Limb Joints
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The Joint Powers during the Standing Long Jump and Maximum Isokinetic Strength of the Lower Limb Joints
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The jumping motion is a basic movement of the human body and plays a fundamental role in sports and physical performance. Jumping from a standing start with maximum effort exerted at once (the vertical jump) requires maximum power output by the lower limb muscles. However, in jumping motions that involve complex technical aspects associated with ... Read More
 
How CrossFit Improves Your Mental Health

How CrossFit Improves Your Mental Health

The CrossFit Hype What is CrossFit all about anyway? Greg Glassman, the founder of CrossFit, explains Crosfit as a mixture of weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning. It does not focus on only one part of your body, but rather on building your overall strength and fitness. One of the reasons CrossFit is so popular is it involves varied ... Read More
 
The Ten best Food Categories for a Crossfitter.

The Ten best Food Categories for a Crossfitter.

AND WAYS TO ADD THEM TO YOUR DAILY DIET Does your diet support your CrossFit workout? When you are not eating right, even a high-intensity, heart-pumping workout will not improve your fitness prowess. If you are not making the most of your daily diet, it simply won’t get you those perfectly chiseled abs or toned ... Read More
 
The Clean.

The Clean.

The King of All Exercises Were it not for the snatch, the clean would have but laughable challenges to the title “King of All Exercises.” Oddly, we start our examination of the clean with mention of the snatch, as many of the superlatives attributed to the clean apply equally to the snatch. Clearing the air ... Read More
 
Crossfit Can Fix Stress & Anxiety

Crossfit Can Fix Stress & Anxiety

Many people have anxiety and stress. And most college students will say that that are stressed or identify with having anxiety. There are many things that can solve stress and anxiety like medications, oils, songs, creams, naps, screaming, ice cream, Jesus, cuddling, etc ect. BUT what if I told you a good stress relief and ... Read More
 

EFFECTS OF DIETARY FRUCTOSE RESTRICTION ON LIVER FAT, DE NOVO LIPOGENESIS AND INSULIN KINETICS IN CHILDREN WITH OBESITY

this study, published in Gastroenterology in February 2017, Jean-Marc Schwarz, Robert Lustig, et al., further analyze the data from a trial exploring the effects of adolescent fructose restriction, previously discussed on 190507. Prior to this trial, a body of evidence had suggested fructose was in some way linked to metabolic distress, particularly fatty liver disease. No study, however, had ... Read More
 
The Amazing Health Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

The Amazing Health Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

Olympic weightlifting is one of the world’s most enduring sports, but what is it that has attracted competitors for thousands of years? Tracing its roots back to ancient Greece and China, weightlifting was one of the seven sports that made up the programme of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Apart from ... Read More
 

FATTY ACID BIOMARKERS OF DAIRY FAT CONSUMPTION AND INCIDENCE OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

This October 2018 analysis combined data from 16 prospective cohort studies across 12 countries to assess the relationship between dairy fat consumption and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). The researchers intended to use biomarkers to assess dairy fat intake to overcome the known reliability issues in dietary recall data. In total, 63,682 adults free of T2D at baseline ... Read More
 
EFFECT OF A LOW FREE SUGAR DIET VS USUAL DIET ON NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN ADOLESCENT BOYS

EFFECT OF A LOW FREE SUGAR DIET VS USUAL DIET ON NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN ADOLESCENT BOYS

A growing body of evidence suggests added sugars play a role in the development and/or progression of fatty liver disease. This 2018 trial, led by Miriam Vos (Emory) and Jeffrey Schwimmer (UCSD), considered whether removing sugar from the diet could improve fatty liver disease in children. Forty adolescent boys were randomized to one of two diets ... Read More