There's a bit more alphabet soup to add to Mid Age Man. Head trainer Alex Frew McMillan is now a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT). Here's why that piece of paper shouldn't really matter for those of us looking to get in shape. (Click the image of the NASM textbook for the full story.)
To get the most benefit from exercise, try to push your body in high-intensity bursts. But what does high intensity mean? (For the full story, click on the image of what certainly felt like high-intensity exercise at the time ... an atomic pushup, suspended on a TRX.)
Drinking coffee reduces the risk of cancer, heart attack, cardiovascular disease, and premature death in general. It's particularly good for your liver. And it's a good idea to drink coffee before a workout, since it improves exercise performance. (Click on the main image to get the full picture of coffee's benefits to health).