Body & Mind · pregnancy

Strength training and pregnancy

Let me start off by saying – if you haven’t worked out before going into your pregnancy, you have no business going into it now that you’re pregnant. I’m not saying that you shouldn’t be active, but if we’re talking standard strength training, using weights, then this is not the time to start. If we’ve… Continue reading Strength training and pregnancy

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Old = weak and forgetful?

As we age, our body loses muscle mass (this process is called ‘sarcopenia’), which means that not only our muscle become smaller and weaker, but all our connective tissues lose their strength as well. Since everything is connected in our body, then changes in muscle lead to changes in bone structures, our hormone health, insulin… Continue reading Old = weak and forgetful?