This article was written by Tuck.com The benefits of good sleep come into particular focus for athletes. Post-exercise recovery with extra sleep accelerates the building of muscle, strength, and endurance. Without proper sleep, athletes suffer from poorer reaction times, longer recovery times, and worsened performance. How does sleep deprivation affect athletes? Sleep deprivation for one … [Read more...] about Sleep and Athletes
STAYING FIT AT 50 IS NO EASY FEAT. But, in a way for me it’s easier than it used to be. I was working way too hard! It did develop my body, but it also burned me out. As we grow older our bones and joints do change. So I actually do less now and get better results. When I over push I gain weight - weird, but true. Maybe you noticed this also happens to you. You know why? CORTISOL. Your … [Read more...] about How I Stay Fit at Fifty: When Things Have Changed
Who can resist the temptation of getting your vegetable supply from your own backyard? A lot of people would be quite happy to have an all-year-round supply of vegetables from their home garden. Well, with the right knowledge and the right tools, we can make this dream come true... but wait, why would you want to go through all the trouble of growing your own vegetables when they’re readily … [Read more...] about What are the Benefits of Growing Your Own Vegetables?