Build Muscle Faster, Safer and Easier With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Build Muscle Faster, Safer and Easier With Blood Flow Restriction Training

September 22, 2017 | 132,803 Views

Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, professional soccer players and downhill skiers all swear by this little-known technique that fools your brain into thinking it's been through a vigorous workout, even though you've only been using about one-third of the weight.

Can Curcumin Boost the Benefits of Exercise?

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September 22, 2017 | 20,830 Views

A single layer of cells that line your arteries and veins contribute to your blood pressure, heart health and immune function. I'll show you how you have the ability to improve the function of these cells using a combination of one food and a targeted three-minute exercise.

Fire Retardants Found in Furniture and Gym Mats Implicated in Infertility


September 8, 2017 | 118,591 Views

It's implicated in infertility and birth defects, hormone disruptions and cancer, reduced IQ and delayed neurodevelopment. And it fits hand in glove with this exercise regimen. So while exercise is great for you, you'll want to watch out for this saboteur and its grave dangers.

Endorphin Release Varies From Exercise Intensity

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September 8, 2017 | 29,898 Views

There are many references to endorphins and how they can affect you, especially in relation to exercise. Endorphins, which some call 'runner's high,' 'feel-good hormones' or even 'your body's own private narcotic,' can actually be one of the best motivators to get you moving, and a certain type of exercise may help you produce more than others.

How to Safeguard Your Bone Health Naturally

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August 25, 2017 | 192,683 Views

Sadly, hip fractures can be life threatening - 20 percent of those who break a hip die within the first 12 months after the fracture. Bone decline starts in most people during their 30s. Embrace these bone-building strategies today.

Weight Training and Timed Protein Intake Help Prevent Age-Related Muscle Decline

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August 25, 2017 | 36,220 Views

Age-related muscle loss, also called sarcopenia, may intensify as you age but is not inevitable. Timing your protein intake and using weight training and exercise to build muscle can reduce muscle loss and prevent related health conditions.

Take Control of Your Fitness, 2017 Update

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August 11, 2017 | 270,052 Views

There's perhaps no faster way to protect your heart, stimulate your brain, kill bacteria and defend against tumor cells - a far gentler approach than HIIT, it can be done by just about anyone, regardless of your current level of fitness or age.

The Dangers of Flip-Flops

The Dangers of Flip-Flops

August 11, 2017 | 47,051 Views

For well-heeled summer days, thousands slip on flip-flops because they're cooler and quicker than wearing shoes, and they're cheap. But are they good for your feet? Experts weigh in on potential flip-flop afflictions, from bacteria entering cracked heels to back pain. Could going barefoot actually be healthier?

A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

July 14, 2017 | 172,660 Views

It's one of the oldest underrated self-care methods on the planet. Research shows it's helpful for about 100 conditions, with the strongest evidence for pain and fatigue, cardiovascular and lung function, balance and coordination, stress and anxiety and immune health. Do you use it?

Do Steroid Shots Work for Knee Pain?

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July 14, 2017 | 34,720 Views

Evidence supporting the helpfulness of steroid shots for knee osteoarthritis remains weak, while placebos continue to challenge drugs and medical procedures as an effective treatment for knee pain.

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