Michael Wood, CSCS

Michael Wood, CSCS, is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Content Manager for JeFit app. Michael is a former Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Connecticut and Exercise Physiologist at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. He is the Founder of Michael Wood Fitness and was twice named "Top 100 Trainers in America" by Men's Journal and voted Best of Boston by Boston Magazine. Michael previously taught at the University of Connecticut and Boston University. He is the author of TBC30: 6 Steps to a Stronger, Healthier You.

The Value of Vitamins & Their Role on Muscle Strength

What role do vitamins play on muscle strength? Muscle is made up of mainly water and protein. Therefore, protein metabolism is critical for muscle building. The basic definition of protein metabolism is breaking protein down into amino acids and combining those amino acids into new proteins. Collagen is also made of protein and is the …

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Grip Strength is Important Because it’s Associated with Health & Mortality

Research has demonstrated that grip strength can actually predict not only overall health but also all-cause mortality. The definition of all-cause mortality is the death rate from all causes of death for a population in a given time period. Grip strength is extremely important in the world of working out. It’s needed for every type …

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