No doubt about it – high heels are popular, but new research shows they can really wreck your feet. In fact, wearing them often can lead to muscle imbalances that place you at greater risk for injury. Find out more about the drawbacks of wearing high heels.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
You know the common ways to lower your risk for heart disease, but here are five that you might not be aware of. Read on and discover lesser known ways to keep your heart healthy and at lower risk for disease.
Now that summer’s approaching and your skin will be exposed to more sun, don’t forget to do regular skin checks. The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing, especially in young people. Find out what to look for and what “red flag” skin changes you should see your doctor about.
Heart and blood vessel health is a concern for everyone. One problem that becomes increasingly common with age is high blood pressure – but why? This article explains why blood pressure increases with age and what you can do to slow down this process.
Can two minutes of movement change your health? If you sit all day it can. A number of studies point to sitting too long during the day as a risk factor for health problems. Now a new study shows how you can lower your risk with only two minutes of activity. Find out more.
Contrary to popular belief, exercise is safe and beneficial for people with arthritis. As a precaution, talk to your doctor first.
You’ve heard it said that stretching is important for preventing injury, including tendon injuries. Now a new study calls into question the benefits of stretching for prevention of tendon problems. Find out what this new study shows and the best ways to lower your risk for tendonitis and tendonosis.
It’s now common knowledge that sitting is bad for your health – but have you ever wondered why? Read on and discover 5 reasons why sitting too much is bad news regardless of whether you do a daily workout.
Aging happens whether you like it or not, but have you ever wondered WHY we age and what we can do to slow down the process? This article discusses current theories of why we age and what you can do from a lifestyle standpoint to slow it down.
Lately, more studies have shown the importance, from a health standpoint, of getting enough sleep. Now a new study shows even minor amounts of sleep loss have metabolic consequences and can even impact your body weight. Find out, once again, why sleep is part of the “stay healthy” equation just like exercise and nutrition.