Blogging with Dr. Stacy Sims

Resolve to Get Strong muscle strength Jan 06, 2023

Skip the fad diets and detoxes. This year, resolve to do the one thing that improves health-span and lifespan—make muscle.

The new year inevitably ushers in a fresh crop of diet books and 30-day detoxes. Skip the keto, low-carb, and fasting.  Detoxes and cleanses are no more than...

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Want to Burn Belly Fat? Lift Weights. strength May 25, 2022

Resistance training triggers hormones that increase abdominal fat burning. 

When women come to me wanting to change their body composition, I direct them straight to the weight room. Contrary to the old “cardio to burn fat” “resistance training to build muscle” dogma...

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Why Women Need More Strength and Less Cardio Training strength Apr 07, 2022

Endurance sports have their place, but for long-term health and longevity, you need to hit the weights.

As a former Ironman triathlete and bike racer, I’m not about to tell anyone to hang up their racing flats or rack their bike. Endurance training can improve cardiorespiratory fitness,...

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