How coordinated are you? Being physically coordinated improves sports performance and reduces the risk for injury when you work out and in everyday life. This article discusses what it means to be coordinated and whether or not you can improve how coordinated you are through exercise training.
How strong are your core muscles? Having a strong core has multiple benefits for sports performance and for functional movements. This article identifies signs that core muscles are weak and makes suggestions for strengthening them.
Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and around the world. No doubt, obesity increases the risk for health problems and premature death – but is lack of exercise even worse? Find out what a new study shows.
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Who doesn’t want to see fitness training results quickly? According to a new study, high-intensity interval training may offer faster improvements in aerobic capacity than moderate-intensity aerobic exercise. Read on and discover how HIIT training can help you get in shape more quickly.
Did you know weak upper back muscles can make you look older AND increase your risk for neck and back pain? This article discusses why upper back strength training is so important and what exercises target these muscles.
Have you ever noticed how some people lose lots of weight on a particular diet while others struggle to lose a few pounds? Not everyone responds to a particular diet the same way. The type of diet you respond best to depends on factors like your age, genetics and whether you’re metabolically healthy. Find out more about individual variations in response to diet.
Saturated fats have been a source of recent controversy. Once believed to be a major contributor to heart disease, the evidence that they’re heart unhealthy is weakening. Also, not all saturated fats have the same effects on the body, plant-based ones, for example, may have some unexpected benefits. This article discusses saturated fats and the role they play in health and heart disease.
A strength-training injury can keep you out of the gym for weeks and cause you to lose the gains you’ve already made. Who wants that? This article discusses seven common causes of strength-training injuries and how to avoid them.
Are you sidetracked by colds when winter rolls around? According to a new study, doing one small thing may lower your risk for catching the next upper respiratory virus. Find out what it is as well as other tips for preventing the common cold.