While V02 Max tests are equally necessary for males and females alike, this article from Men’s Health focuses on why men in particular should get a V02 Max test as the ultimate measure of aerobic physical fitness.
With February being American Heart Month, we can raise awareness about heart disease and how we can prevent it – both at home and in the community. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, and while some conditions and defects are hereditary, there are quite a few conditions that can be prevented and even treated with the aid of healthy lifestyle choices. Here are some examples of how we can make more heart-healthy choices.
Looking to mix up your dinner menu with something fun and different? These foil packet tacos will not only satisfy your taste buds, but transport you to a rustic campfire dinner. Packed with protein and flavor, this is sure to become a weeknight favorite!
A recent study published in Obesity International reports that six years after their dramatic and well publicized weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants had regained the pounds—and on top of that, their metabolic rate had slowed and they were burning fewer calories than before starting the show…
How many of you know someone who will go on a diet because they are getting married, planning a tropical vacation where they’ll have to dawn the dreaded swimsuit, or the common “it’s almost summertime” diet? Perhaps you know someone who does this, or maybe this IS you! While it may seem harmless to diet when we feel like losing a few pounds, what we may not know are the negative effects of weight cycling.
One of KORR’s customers, XFitLab, has utilized VO2 Max testing to become one of the integral parts of the “biomarker boom.” This term encompasses the concept that measurements go way beyond weight on the scale, and is driving workout programming in interesting, innovative ways. These biomarker tracking points include learning one’s percentage of body fat, skeletal muscle mass, V02 Max, basal metabolic rate, and anaerobic threshold. See how VO2 Max has made its mark by being one of the key points to modern day fitness programming.
Have you been always wanting to try out Quinoa, but thought it looked too complicated? This simple recipe from elizabethrider.com can be the perfect meal, side dish, or mid-day snack! Easily make a big batch ahead of time, and eat it throughout the week for a quick, healthy, grab and go option. Need to include more protein for your diet plan? Try throwing in a hard boiled egg or lean meat for an easy boost!
We know that sleep is important, but it seems that the further we get into adulthood, the less sleep we get! Whether it’s stress from work, family demands, an overbooked schedule (or all the above), other things seem to take priority over a good night’s rest. What we may not realize is the affect that our bad sleep habits are having on our metabolism.
This recipe from loveandfoodforeva.com is the perfect way to mix up your weeknight menu. Loaded with 41g of Protein in each bell pepper boat, this perfect blend of meat, veggies and spices are sure to be a memorable addition to your meal plan that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
KORR had the opportunity to attend this year’s Obesity Medicine Conference in Chicago, IL. While at the conference, we asked Obesity Medicine Physicians what they thought about Metabolic Testing. This is what they had to say.