After age 30, lean muscle mass decreases by about a pound each year, but lifting weights with this frequency will help keep your muscles from turning into fat.
b. 2-3 times a week
c. 1-2 times a week
d. 3-4 times a week
Metabolism generally slows down as you age. To avoid gaining weight, you should reduce your daily caloric intake by this amount for each decade past 40.
Which of the following are foods rich in cancer-fighting, omega-3 fatty acids?
a. Lean turkey, soft cheese, dark bread
b. Tuna, avocado, and olive oil
c. Bananas, peaches, and mangos
d. Legumes, whole grains, and leafy greens
When engaging in strength training, you should include one exercise for each of these.
a. Body core
b. Areas prone to excess weight
c. Minor muscle groups
d. Major muscle groups
To get the most fat burn, focus your strength building on the areas that consume the most calories, such as:
b. Butt, thighs, and chest
c. Arms and shoulders
This hot substance may help to burn fat and reduce hunger.
a. Cayenne pepper
b. Chili pepper
Muscle burns up to this many calories per pound each day–all the more reason to start strength training!
Strength training does more than just help you burn fat; it also helps to build this.
d. Hearth health
Your Body Mass Index (BMI) estimates your body fat based on this criteria.
a. Weight and age
b. Height and weight
c. Height and age
d. Age and gender
When it comes to BMI, any number below this is considered “normal;” anything above it is considered overweight or, when far above it, obese.