How to Reduce Dementia in Women

April 20th, 2018 (No Comments)

Women with high physical fitness at middle age were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were moderately fit, according to a study published the March 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study measured the women’s cardiovascular fitness based […]

10 Ways to Control Chronic Back Pain

April 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

            Tips to help you deal with your chronic back pain Chronic back pain can be one of the most frustrating conditions to deal with.  It affects every posture (laying, seated, standing) and every movement (especially walking and lifting).  Chronic back pain can wear you down and make you irritable and […]

Reduce back pain with better sleep

March 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

Our sleep position can either help or make our back pain worse.  Considering the fact that we spend about a third of our day sleeping, improving our sleep position can dramatically reduce back pain with better sleep.  Check out these tips to a better nights sleep: Get rid of the old mattress – If you have […]

Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging

March 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

How to reverse damage from heart aging Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S.  So exercising to reverse damage from heart aging is important to reduce this risk.  “Based on a series of studies performed by our team over the past 5 years, this ‘dose’ of exercise has become my […]

Is back pain a cultural thing?

March 2nd, 2018 (No Comments)

80% of Americans will report back pain at one time or another in their life, while other cultures can suffer lower reported incidents of back pain.  What is interesting about this is that these other cultures have less access to tools and have more laborious working conditions.  So how does this happen? If we look […]

Proper way to warm-up before working out

February 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

The proper way to warm-up before working out can be the key to success Many of you may be back at the gym working off the holidays and getting yourself in shape for summer clothes.  Proper nutrition is important for hitting your goals, but in order to stay healthy for your work-outs, the proper way […]

Standing can help you lose weight

February 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

A new study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found that standing instead of sitting for six hours a day could prevent weight gain and help people to actually lose weight. Prolonged sitting has been linked to the obesity epidemic, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Europeans sit for up to seven hours a day, and […]

Back Pain for Runners Starts Deep

January 26th, 2018 (No Comments)

A recent study used motion-capture technology to reveal that the source of back pain for runners lies deeper than expected. Researchers collected data using a motion-capture system and pressure-sensitive plates as participants ran around a track; they then used the findings to create 3D-model bones and muscles in a moving human body. The models showed […]

Healthy Holiday Tips!

December 22nd, 2017 (No Comments)

The holiday season is upon us and so are busy schedules and poor eating habits.  Here are a few tips on how to have a healthy holiday season! Plan for holiday events that involve a lot of sweet and high calorie food Eat healthy before the holiday event so that you don’t overeat Limit sampling […]

Women are fitter than men

December 15th, 2017 (No Comments)

The findings of a recent study are contrary to the popular assumption that men’s bodies are more naturally athletic.  How can this be? Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.  The study compared oxygen uptake and muscle oxygen extraction between […]

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