8 Fitness 'Tips' That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

fitness myths

September 7, 2018

It's actually been proven to reduce your heart disease-related biomarkers, proven to predict the risk of cardiovascular events and death. Plus, what really triggers flab gain as you age (and no, it's not your metabolism).

Why Are Obstacle Course Races so Popular?

obstacle course race

September 7, 2018

Obstacle course races have enjoyed a rise in popularity, offering a variety of physical challenges, demanding both physical endurance and mental stamina. Events are run at different distances, often encouraging competitors to work as teams.

Regular Sauna Use Decreases Disease

regular sauna use decreases disease

August 24, 2018

Don't let your brain get crumpled by pesticides and heavy metals like cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury. This strategy is proven to cut both your Alzheimer's and hypertension risk in half while reducing pains and headaches.

81-Year-Old Runner Breaking Records - 'The Best Is yet to Come'

senior runner

August 24, 2018

Fitness goals are not limited by your age, as Jeanne Daprano has proven. At 81, she competes on the Masters Track and Field Team, running faster than many students. Discover her secrets, and how you too can enjoy the benefits.

Fitness Checkup: Why You Need to Try the Nitric Oxide Dump Workout

nitric oxide dump

August 10, 2018

It sounds hard to believe, but doing this for just 3 to 4 minutes releases a substance in your body that improves mitochondrial health, slows down age-related muscle decline, helps your arteries dilate and boosts heart health. Step-by-step instructions.

The Importance of Standing More, Sitting Less

importance of standing more

August 10, 2018

Movement is integral to being healthy and reducing your potential for disease. Research shows you can’t out-exercise sitting. This simple test indicates fitness and balance levels, and strategies help you integrate more movement into your day.

How to Exercise in Your Target Heart Rate Zone

How to Exercise in Your Target Heart Rate Zone

July 27, 2018

Millions send their kids to learn self-defense against attackers, so why not do the same for your heart - especially when a 15,600-person study shows the enemy it helps fight is responsible for a greater risk of heart attacks, heart failure and stroke.

Simple Stretches to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

Simple Stretches to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

July 27, 2018

Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missing work and seeing a doctor. It is also the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Given the reality most people suffer from occasional pain or discomfort, you may want to consider a few stretches and other tactics to help relieve lower back pain.

New Twists on Yoga

New Twists on Yoga

July 13, 2018

After getting its start in 2016, it's taken everyone by storm, with classes popping up all over the country. It will also make you sleep better, and boost your immune function, mental health, flexibility, strength and balance while relieving lower back pain.

How to Support Joints and Reduce Injuries if You're a Runner

running injury

July 13, 2018

Running has been a popular form of exercise for several decades. Unfortunately, when your joints are not correctly used and supported you're prone to a greater number of injuries that can sideline you for months. I'll share several strategies to help reduce injuries and improve your performance.

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