When doing ab crunches, you might have heard that it’s best to take each rep slow. However, a study suggests that picking up the speed might be better. Here’s why.
Many women mistakenly assume their risk for breast cancer is higher than the risk of heart disease and that heart disease is more of a “man’s disease.” Heart disease is still the number one killer of women, although it sometimes presents differently in women. Here’s what you should know.
Training injuries are frustrating, especially when they interfere with your training. One of the most common, especially among runners, are shin splints. Find out what you can do to heal shin splints as quickly as possible and get back into your routine.
Inflammation – it’s the driving force behind a number of chronic medical problems. Yet, chronic, low-grade inflammation is invisible since it’s occurring on the inside. So, how do you know if you’re inflamed?
You probably already realize how important vitamin D is for good health and you’d like to get it naturally. The greatest source of vitamin D for people not taking supplements is the sun – but is it enough to meet your body’s requirements? Is it realistic to get vitamin D only from the sun?
No doubt about it! Sleep is important for your health, but can not getting enough of it slow your metabolism? Here’s the scoop on sleep and metabolic health.
You can take a variety of approaches to strength training. One that may yield benefits and jumpstart muscle growth is a push-pull approach to strength training.
Who doesn’t want a smaller, more defined waistline? Exercise, by helping with weight control, can help. However, you may have heard that some exercises can actually widen your waistline and make you look “blocky?” Is there any truth to this?
Loss of muscle tissue due to aging is the main reasons older people become frail. Have you ever wondered why this happens? Here are four reasons you lose muscle tissue as you grow older and tips for what you can do about it.
You’ve heard of people whose weight constantly fluctuates due to yo-yo dieting. Are these weight fluctuations somehow harming their health? Find out what research shows.