Looking for a way to add variety to your fitness routine? Discover the benefits of using gliding discs when you work out. Sliding and gliding has never been so fun and so effective. Find out how to glide your way to firmer muscles.
You hear so much about cholesterol and the role it plays in heart disease but there’s growing evidence that inflammation may the underlying fire that fuels heart disease. Find out more about the role inflammation plays in heart disease and why a high cholesterol level isn’t the full story.
Can the lifestyle you lead change your metabolism? New research shows that eating a healthy diet and exercising may impact how cells function at a genetic level. What you eat and drink and whether you exercise can actually change gene expression. Find out more.
What causes us to age and develop common age-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and dementia? Some experts believe inflammation is a factor. A new study looking at the role of inflammation in aging came to some interesting conclusions. Find out what they are and the role diet and exercise play in keeping low-grade inflammation in check.
Confused about whole grains? Many people are. Are they healthy – or not? Find out the pros and cons of adding whole grain foods to your diet and what research shows about their health benefits.
What do you listen to when you exercise? It matters. There’s growing evidence that music with a fast tempo like rock music can enhance exercise performance and make a workout feel less strenuous. Find out more about exercise and music and the effects it has on aerobic and resistance training.
When you resistance train, there are two types of exercises – compound exercises and isolation exercises. Find out how compound and isolation exercises differ and the additional benefits that compound exercises offer over isolation movements.
Your body responds to endurance training in a number of ways. It makes adaptations that give you greater exercise endurance and a more efficient cardiovascular system. Find out more about adaptations to endurance exercise and discover six things that exercise increases.
Are you drinking enough water? If you’re like many people – probably not. If you do an intense workout, hydration is even more important and the effects of mild dehydration after a workout can linger throughout the day. Here’s why you should drink more water along with ideas on how to enjoy it more.
Are you an emotional eater? Many people are, and some aren’t even aware that they’re doing it. This article discusses the cause of emotional eating, signs of emotional eating and a strategy for dealing with it.