A diet high in sugar isn’t good for your waistline or your metabolic health – but what about your bones? Does sugar play a role in osteoporosis? Find out more about the role sugar plays in bone health and why.
Your spine – it runs right down the middle of your back and helps protect the nerves that connect your brain to the rest of your body. Keeping it healthy should be a priority. In this article, you’ll learn how spinal health changes with age and tips for keeping your spine healthy.
Yes, calcium is important for healthy bones but it needs a “support team” to help it work better. Discover five other nutrients you need for bone health and to lower your risk for osteoporosis.
Resistance training has lots of health benefits. Have you ever wondered what effect it has on your metabolism? After all, muscle is more metabolically active. As it turns out, having more muscle may be beneficial to your metabolism in more than one way. Find out what these benefits are.
Exercise not only makes you look and feel better now – it makes it more likely you’ll be healthy enough to enjoy your retirement years. Staying physically active can help you age smarter. Here are four ways exercise improves the aging process.
Menopause is a time when your body is in transition and a time when the risk for certain health problems goes up. Here are three health problems that become significantly more common after menopause and steps you can take to prevent them.
Exercise and sports injuries are common. After all, you’re putting your body under considerable stress when you work out. That’s what causes it to change – but overdo it and you could end up with an injury that makes it hard to work out for weeks or months. One of the most common of sports-related […]
Some vitamins get more attention than others. One that’s often relegated to the backburner for most people is vitamin K, likely because they don’t understand what it does. In actuality, there is more than one form of vitamin K. Vitamin K1 is the form most people are familiar with. It’s important for blood clotting when […]
Many women who work out are concerned about their body fat percentage – what’s healthy and what isn’t. This article discusses what essential body fat is and why it’s important not to go too low. It also talks about healthy body fat ranges and average body fat percentages of various types of women athletes.
It’s an unfortunate fact that even normal people lose some height as they age. The good news? Exercise can help. Find out more about age-related loss in height and the role exercise plays.