Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to offspring muscle strength

New research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests that mothers who have a higher intake of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to have children with stronger muscles.Vitamin D is known to help regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream, as well as help cells to communicate. […]

12 Top Exercises for Women to Build Muscle Mass

Why do you workout? If you said, “to burn fat and change my body to lean and healthy,” that’s a great answer! You will have to build more muscle mass to reach your goals. You must work hard to change […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry… (Visited 29 times, 1 visits today) The […]

5 Ergonomics Tips to Prevent Back and Muscle Injuries

by Sandy McLellan The science of ergonomics helps people interact safely with things, tasks and the environment. Back and muscle injuries are major pain problems for many people. The International Ergonomics Association defines ergonomics this way: “Practitioners of ergonomics and […] ? Read the rest of this entry… (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The […]

Muscle strength in children linked to vitamin D levels in pregnancy

A UK study of pregnant women that followed their babies into early childhood finds kids were likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had higher levels of vitamin D during pregnancy.The study, from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) at the University of Southampton, is published in the Journal of Clinical […]