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.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
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.
Who doesn’t want to live a long life, as long as you’re able to do the things you enjoy? Some people believe genetics are the primary determinant of aging. Is this true or can you extend your lifespan through healthy lifestyle habits? Find out what research shows and discover 4 health and longevity markers you can test at home.
Exercise has a lot of positive health benefits, helping almost every organ in your body function better. Can it even help you tame the symptoms of menopause? Find out what research shows about menopausal symptoms and physical activity.
Who doesn’t worry about getting Alzheimer’s disease as they age? It’s a scary thought, but there are things you can do to lower your risk. Start by changing your diet. Here are 5 dietary habits that will help reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
Strong muscles, healthy heart – healthy brain? According to a new study, being fit during mid-life is linked to a bigger brain once you hit 60. You already know exercise is good for your heart, but is it also the key to staying mentally sharp?
We constantly hear about the health risks of obesity and about the health problems it causes – but how much does it ultimately impact longevity? Read on and find out how much obesity shortens lifespan and why the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity” is a myth.
When do you usually work out? Certain types of people may be best suited to working out first thing in the morning. How do you know if that applies to you? Here are four types of people who benefit most from working out in the morning.