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. […]

Time To Test Your True Strength

When your workout becomes old and stale, it’s time to test your true strength and ramp up your fitness program. Doing the same exercises at the same level every time you workout is not only boring to your mind, it’s also boring to your muscles. No longer a challenge, your muscles aren’t getting the same […]

Flexibility for Fitness

Many common aches and pains are related to limited muscle flexibility. When muscles are tight, they limit the range of motion of the joints that they cross. This limited range of motion can lead to improper joint mechanics while walking or performing daily tasks. In addition, it can lead to poor posture. In order to […]

Top 10 Women’s Fat Burning Strength Exercises

Women need strength exercises to primarily build muscle, burn fat, improve bone density and tone your body. And, building muscle will not get you bulky! But, it will give you the shapely, toned body you want. One way to build… (Visited 340 times, 1 visits today) The post Top 10 Women’s Fat Burning Strength Exercises […]

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 […]