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.
You probably already know that Eggland’s Best eggs are a good source of protein – but they’re so much more than that. Did you know eggs contain antioxidants? Find out more about the health benefits of eggs and why they’re a good choice for breakfast or any meal.
One resistance training variable that bodybuilders don’t change enough is rep speed and cadence. By slowing down the speed of your reps, you increase the time a muscle is under tension. This is the basis for a form of training called “super-slow” training. Find out more about time under tension, rep speeds, slow training and how they impact muscle gains.
Why is it so hard to eat healthy consistently? It’s easy to get so busy that you grab something unhealthy out of convenience. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a little planning, you can pull off healthy eating without a hitch. Here are some tips to make it a easier.
Metabolism slows with age. As a result, you have to work a little harder to control your weight. Sleep plays an important role in all aspects of health, especially if you’re physically active. It even impacts muscle recovery after a workout. Read on and find out what role sleep plays in muscle growth and weight control.
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.
With so much emphasis on protein and good nutrition, it’s easy to forget about the necessity and value of staying hydrated. Short-term, hydration is even more important than nutrition for exercise performance. If you’re dehydrated, you won’t be able to put forth your best effort. Plus, you can suffer more severe consequences if your fluid or electrolyte levels drop too low. Here are five hydration mistakes you don’t want to make.
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.