ENCORE: Strength Training vs. Aerobic Exercise, Part 1


Everything you ever wanted to know about exercise. Dr. DeWayde Perry is an MD with extensive experience as a bodybuilder, martial arts competitor, and triathlete. What are the relative benefits of strength training vs. aerobic exercise? Is it true that an hour of running may add 7 hours to your life? What is HIIT (High-intensity interval training) and why is it considered the most efficient way to exercise? What’s the secret to maximizing muscle building? Is carbo-loading obsolete? What about the recent fad of very low-carb or ketogenic diets for athletes? Do gluten-free diets help some athletes? Is it best to eat before or after exercise? What about post-workout protein shakes? When performing both aerobic exercise and weight-lifting in one exercise session, which should come first? What supplements are scientifically proven to enhance athletic performance? Does pre-exercise stretching yield performance dividends? What role does yoga play in an overall conditioning program? When is too much exercise harmful? How do you recognize over-training syndrome? Do weekend warriors or occasional exercisers gain benefits from sporadic exercise or do you have to be consistent? Click HERE for part 2.

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