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What is Glycogen?

What is Glycogen?

What is glycogen you ask?  Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is a storage form of glucose.  We store glycogen in our muscles and liver.  Glycogen is what we use as energy.  Our bodies will metabolize the stored glycogen and turn it into glucose when we […]

What A Vigorous Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Vigorous Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Do you know what a vigorous intensity workout can do for you?  It can do a lot for you.  A vigorous intensity workout is significant increases in breathing, heart rate, sweating and difficult to hold a conversation.  So, if you can still hold a conversation, […]

What A Moderate Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Moderate Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Want to know what a moderate intensity workout can do for you?  Well, first you need to know what it is.  A moderate intensity workout is when you have moderate increases in breathing, sweating and heart rate.  You should be able to hold a conversation […]

What A Low Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Low Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Do you know what a low intensity workout can do for you?  It depends on what your end goal will be.  Low intensity workouts cause very mild increases in breathing, sweating and your heart rate.  The types of low intensity workouts consist of a leisurely […]

Carbs Are Really Good For You

Carbs Are Really Good For You

Did you know that carbs are really good for you?  Carbs have gotten a pretty bad rep but it’s not their fault! They really have! Carbs need to be in our diet because they provide energy for the entire body.  They are the better energy […]