Children as fit as endurance athletes


Children not only have fatigue-resistant muscles, but recover very quickly from high-intensity exercise -- even faster than well-trained adult endurance athletes. This is the finding of new research published in open-access journal Frontiers in Physiology, which compared the energy output and post-exercise recovery rates of young boys, untrained adults and endurance athletes. The research could help [...]

Children as fit as endurance athletes2018-04-26T22:12:31-07:00

How to Reduce Dementia in Women


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 [...]

How to Reduce Dementia in Women2018-04-20T09:38:44-07:00

10 Ways to Control Chronic Back Pain


            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 [...]

10 Ways to Control Chronic Back Pain2018-04-13T05:20:09-07:00

Reduce back pain with better sleep


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 [...]

Reduce back pain with better sleep2018-03-23T08:21:57-07:00

Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging


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 [...]

Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging2018-03-09T10:06:23-07:00

Is back pain a cultural thing?


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 [...]

Is back pain a cultural thing?2018-03-02T15:26:48-07:00

Proper way to warm-up before working out


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 [...]

Proper way to warm-up before working out2018-02-23T10:18:50-07:00

Standing can help you lose weight


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 [...]

Standing can help you lose weight2018-02-09T09:10:43-07:00

Back Pain for Runners Starts Deep


A recent study used motion-capture technology to reveal that the source of back pain for runners lies deeper than expected. Screenshot of runner 3-D model. Photo: Ohio State University 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 [...]

Back Pain for Runners Starts Deep2018-01-26T13:42:23-07:00

Treatment For A Bulging Disc


In this post, you’ll learn about the definition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of a bulging disc. But to thoroughly understand a bulging disc, it is important to learn some basic anatomy and physiology of the spine – specifically the disc which is the area affected by the condition. Your spine is made up [...]

Treatment For A Bulging Disc2020-03-18T12:30:55-07:00