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Exercise Stress Test
An exercise stress test measures cardiovascular fitness. It can be performed on individuals with a wide range of fitness levels and is considered to be a valuable diagnostic tool for identifying coronary heart disease and certain lung diseases. more ...Aerobic vs. Anaerobic: What is The Difference?
Strictly speaking, the terms "aerobic" and "anaerobic" refer to the presence and absence of oxygen, respectively. Most of our cells prefer to get their energy by using oxygen to fuel metabolism. more ...Energy Density of Foods
Did you know that eating an apple prior to each meal can actually help your weight loss efforts. While this practice doesn't actually change the way that your food digested or utilized, it can actually make you feel full so that you may eat less during the meal. Apples are high in water and fiber - components that fill you up and help you feel satisfied. more ...Target Heart Rate
Your target heart rate zone is a range of heart rates that reflect your level of intensity. During exercise, it is beneficial to be at an intensity that is just right: not too easy and not too hard. Although it is not imperative that you monitor your heart rate during exercise, doing so is one way to let you know if you are working out at an appropriate intensity. more ...