Regular physical exercise is important for lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Most people think of aerobic workouts as being the most effective for type 2 diabetes prevention – but what about strength-training? Find out what new research shows about strength training and the risk of type 2 diabetes.
You’ve heard people say “exercise is good medicine.” Now there’s even more proof of that. Find out what a study shows about exercise and how it compares with prescription medications for prolonging life in people with chronic diseases. You may be surprised.
The humble spinach leaf is already well-recognized for its nutritional value. In fact, spinach is packed with so many beneficial nutrients, vitamins and minerals that it could almost be considered nature’s own vitamin pill.
Are you still doing steady-state cardio? Why not bump it up a notch and introduce some high-intensity interval training? Here are five reasons why high-intensity interval training is one of the best ways to get into better shape.
Sure, exercise improves your health and body composition – but can it help you get ahead at work? A new study looks at another benefit exercise offers – a more balanced home and work life. Find out how working out can enhance your life at work and at home.
Root vegetables – when’s the last time you had some? Recent research shows they have benefits for blood vessels and controlling blood sugar. Find out more about the health benefits of root vegetables and why they’re the perfect addition to a healthy diet.
Food variety is important for nutritional diversity but it can work against you when you’re trying to eat less. Find out how “sensory-specific satiety” influences how much you eat and how to make it work in your favor.
There are right ways and wrong ways to lose weight. Many people choose the “wrong” path and end up frustrated. Here are five weight loss practices to avoid along with healthier alternatives to help you get to your goal weight and stay there.
Most people notice their skin changes as they age. One day, you look in the mirror and see wrinkles you didn’t notice before. Plus, your skin isn’t as firm as it used to be. What happens to your skin as it ages and, more importantly, what can you do about it? Find out.
Would you like to burn more calories and fat when you do a strength training workout? Here are five ways to modify your weight training routine to boost the calorie burn and the after-burn.