TUESDAY – The most popular day of the week to workout.
COFFEE – A meta-analysis of published studies concluded that coffee drinkers showed substantially fewer blood markers of inflammation and liver cell injury and a reduced risk of fatty liver disease than non-drinkers. (Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 29: e8-e12, 2017)
HYDRATION – Staying hydrated is a key to performance for athletes and humans in general. Here are 7 foods that will help you stay in a positive water balance: cucumbers, radishes, tomatoes, bell peppers, cauliflower, watermelon and spinach.
PROTEIN PB BALLS – Protein Peanut Butter Balls are becoming one of the more popular snacks in the fitness world second only to protein bars. Here is our version of PPBB’s that is easy to make and very delicious: http://clinicalsportslabs.com/protein-peanut-butter-balls/
REST MORE, MORE GAINS– Research published in Experimental Physiology found that five minutes of rest between leg press and leg extension sets boosted muscle protein synthesis by 152%, compared to 76% for one minute rest.
3.5oz – The amount of fresh fruit a person should consume daily to reduce the risk of dying from heart disease according to a recent University of Oxford study.