Standing 6’5” and weighing 420 pounds, Craig Young was a big man with a big love for amateur competitive power lifting. “I was hardcore,” said Craig, “and pushed my body to the max.” At his peak, Craig could lift over 1,000 lbs in barbell lifts and bench press 700 lbs. A hip replacement surgery didn’t … Continue reading How a Competitive Lifter Lived With Heart Failure
Yes, it’s true; you really can burn calories while you’re sleeping. Lifting heavy weights for an hour twice a week will do the trick. Randall Moore, MD, Psychiatry, explains the process. “As people in the Western world age—especially in America, they lose muscle mass because they’re not active enough. By the time Americans are 70 … Continue reading Is it possible to burn calories while I sleep?