Since the outbreak of COVID-19, a large amount of research has quickly identified risk factors for severe COVID-19 such as older age, sex, and underlying chronic conditions like obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and more. Today, Dr. Paul Henning looks at how fitness levels play a role in severe outcomes.
During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasis was placed on the elderly or those with pre-existing health conditions for having a higher risk of contracting and/or dying of COVID-19, but the focus has shifted to men. Today, Dr. Paul Henning looks at the research to learn why men may be more at risk.
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has led to worldwide research aiming to identify the risk factors for developing critical illness and mortality caused by COVID-19. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning takes a look at the best available research to determine how obesity increases risk for severe outcomes and increased mortality.
Whether you are consuming apples, broccoli, bread, or chocolate cookies you are providing your body with sugar. But clarifying what kind of sugar we are discussing is crucial for a successful conversation. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning investigates the effects that added sugar has on health and performance.
The debate on whether carbs are good or bad and their role in optimal health have dominated discussions of the human diet for quite a long time. In this article Dr. Paul Henning examines the current research on whether carbs are addictive, and what that means for their role in your diet.
Inflammation is the body's natural response to protect itself against harm and can be characterized as either acute/localized or chronic/systemic. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning investigates the impact of diet on the inflammatory processes of the human body and what you need to know to make better food choices.
'While growing up and reading whatever I could get my hands on to learn about muscle growth; I could remember all the talk and input from so-called “experts” that you need to confuse a muscle for it to grow!' But is it true? In this article Dr. Paul Henning dissects the research to discover the truth.
Over the years there have been many low-carbohydrate and high-fat diet approaches to weight loss such as the ketogenic diet. But much less is known about its affects on muscle mass, until now. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning examines the effects of the keto diet on building and maintaining muscle.
High quality protein is absolutely essential for building lean tissue and promoting recovery from arduous training. But traditionally, higher protein diets have been viewed with a negative connotation and were proposed to cause kidney issues.
Hyperglycemia (i.e. elevated blood glucose/sugar levels) can have a negative impact on your health affecting everything from your vision to weight to your heart. So it's crucial to understand how to manage it. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning investigates supplements research has shown to improve glucose response.
Losing body fat, enhancing athletic performance and changing body shape are all by-products of optimum health, and optimum health can only be achieved via an optimum approach to nutrition. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses what it takes to create and maintain optimal health with easy-to-follow food choices.
We were all told to eat our vegetables as we were growing up, because in order to be healthy and strong, we need to eat lots of vegetable every day. Or do we? In this article Dr. Paul Henning investigates to determine what the science overwhelmingly suggests.
In order to gain muscle, it’s imperative that we repeatedly attain an anabolic response to our training and nutrition. New research suggests that a specific combination of nutrients dramatically increases anabolic response following training. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning dissects the research to learn more.
Type 2 diabetes is a deadly disease that affects over 400 million people worldwide and accounts for around 90% of all cases of diabetes. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses the impact that resistance training has on this deadly condition.
Our parents always told us to eat a good breakfast before going to school, but as we get older and enter teenage years and beyond; many of us start to skip breakfast. But what role does breakfast play in the overall picture of health & fitness? In this article, Dr. Paul Henning examines some evidence on this topic.
As we know, resistance training represents a potent stimulus to increase skeletal muscle mass and strength. However, without protein, net muscle protein balance will remain negative. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses the importance of pre-sleep protein as it relates to muscle protein synthesis.
Obesity rates in the United States have been rising exponentially in recent years. This increase has caused an increase in chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and more. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses the science of fat metabolism and how it relates to food and exercise.
Some believe that simply by exercising first thing in the morning on an empty stomach will burn more body fat, but if it were that simple; we wouldn’t have an overweight/obesity epidemic in our country. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning unwinds the confusion surrounding 'fasted cardio'
Maintaining skeletal muscle and physical function are absolutely critical to optimal health throughout the aging process. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses evidence based supplements that have been shown to fight off the effects of age related muscle loss, called sarcopenia.
Due to an increase awareness of men’s health issues, including androgen deficiency, the use of testosterone therapy is growing. But what are the long-term implications of TRT on heart health? In this article Dr. Paul Henning looks deeper into the research to see if there's link to TRT and heart problems.
We have all witnessed someone in the gym who hasn’t exactly performed an exercise throughout its full range of motion (ROM). In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses the benefits of training each muscle through it's full range of motion.
Anabolic resistance is responsible, in part, for muscle atrophy with aging, muscle disuse, and during disease states. This phenomenon is termed “sarcopenia”, or "age related muscle loss" and in this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses how fight the affects of muscle loss caused by aging.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormone disorder in women of reproductive age. In this article Dr. Paul Henning looks at the science and outlines steps women can take to improve symptoms and potentially reduce the risk of long-term complications such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and much more.
Over the last few years, public and medical opinion towards marijuana has shifted, and it has gained wider acceptance across the board. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning discusses the effects of marijuana on athletic performance, hormones, inflammation, and cardiovascular health.
When people want to improve their health and transform their body, often it's their habitual alcohol intake is the first thing that hinders them. In this article, Dr. Paul Henning addresses the issue of drinking and how it impairs muscle gains. If you truly want to reach your goals, you'll want to read this.
There is no debating the important role that protein plays in our health and body transformations. We hear from many sources that we should be consuming more protein to gain muscle and even aid in weight loss, but how much do we really need and does eating too much protein cause kidney damage? Find out more here.
Let’s take a look at the efficacy of various types of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in eliminating bacterial and viral pathogens with the focus on the effectiveness against enveloped viruses, such as SARS-CoV-2.
The science behind how this combination of fast-acting ingredients replenishes muscle glycogen and electrolytes quickly during intense bouts of energy expenditure when you need it most, allowing you to train longer and harder.
Your best line of defense against the onslaught of pathogens you face in your daily life is a robust immune system, and it all starts in your gut. If you’re looking for an effective way to improve your gut health and fortify your immune system, there may be no more efficient way than with PRO+FLORA. Learn more.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an important compound found in every cell in the body. It is a type of coenzyme, which means that it helps enzymes work more effectively. CoQ10 is mainly located in the membrane of mitochondria, where it is used to make energy, and this new formulation significantly enhances bioavailability.
It’s no secret that Vitamin C helps support your immune system. It’s one of the most proven, powerful, and well-established antioxidants your body and virtually all its cells need to function at its peak. Learn more.
It’s estimated that more than 2 billion people around the world suffer from one or more important vitamin or trace mineral deficiencies and they don’t even know it. Here's how to optimize your nutrition to make sure that's never an issue.
Today more than ever, building a robust immune system that can fight off invaders is at the forefront of everyone's mind, and that's exactly what Immune-AF was formulated to do. If you're looking to build a robust immune system, the Immune-AF is exactly what you're looking for.
When it comes to your health, muscle endurance and muscle building strength, having a healthy and robust blood flow is the key to all your progress. NO7 is specifically designed to help you achieve maximum vasodilation, amplify your blood flow and maximize nitric oxide production.
While pre-workouts are all the rage, some people prefer the pump without stimulants. If that sounds like you, then Pumped-AF is exactly what you're looking for. Here is a detailed breakdown of the ingredients and how best it can be used to improve your training.
When we set out to design a brand new pre-workout we took into account all of the things most people want, like sustained energy, no crash, and of course delicious flavors. But that's not all! In fact, we took it a step further and added some incredible brain-enhancing nootropics too. Read more.
Whether you are a young man searching for your inner edge or an older gentleman looking to put the pep back in your step, everybody could use a little 'help' from time to time. And that's why this incredible formula was created. Read more.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that has become incredibly common in recent decades causing millions of deaths every year. Over time high blood sugar levels can damage body tissues and organs, leading to numerous health problems and a shortened life span. Read more...
From business executives to professional athletes to students and everyone in between, this is how to optimize your brain for better memory and focus, faster thought processing and overall health. Read more.
Formulated by STEEL founder Jason Huh, the man who put Glycomax on the map; ADABOLIC is comprised of over 30 ingredients in the exact ratios utilized by Jason Huh and his male & female athletes. Read More.
T is most often associated with sex drive and plays a role in sperm production. It affects bone and muscle mass, the way men store body fat and even affects red blood cell production and mood. Read more.