5 Ways to Test Your Body Composition

If you want to run faster, bike longer or see some of that hard-earned muscle show through, you need to understand body composition. Learning about your body composition is key to your optimal performance and appearance because it can help you strategize an exercise plan in terms of your need to lose fat, build muscle or both.

Body composition testing determines how much of your body is and isn’t fat. The non-fat part of your body is called lean tissue, which includes your muscle, water, bone and organs. Lean tissue is known as metabolically active tissue, the tissue that burns calories all day…

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Calculators and Nutrient Analysis Tools

The links in this category include; online tools for nutrient analysis of ingredients, foods and meals, dietary intake tracking, physical activity assessment, and analysis of food items’ compliance with school food standards…

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What Is Blood Analysis In Sport?

Blood testing is one of the most important ways to improve performance, facilitate recovery, and monitor training. It’s a gold standard that validates, integrates, and calibrates other systems in sports training. Blood offers the ultimate data set, and testing quarterly can change your program. It’s one of my top three metrics for athletic development…

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Types of Exercise

Exercise falls into 5 main categories:
1. Aerobic. Aerobic exercise is the kind that makes you breathe harder and builds your fitness up…
2. Strength building…
3. Balance Training…
4. Endurance…
5. Flexibility…
6. Moderate intensity exercise…
7. Vigorous exercise…

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