We all know that “we are what we eat.” This is especially true when we talk about our hearts. What we put into our stomachs directly affects the health of our hearts. The American Heart Association has determined that by 2030 almost 43 percent of the people in the United States will have some form
As we get older, we all have to address the very real issue of cognitive decline – or the slowing down of our brains. Thankfully, there are a few things we can do to “exercise” our brains as we age so as to avoid cognitive decline. A new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers
In our fast-paced world, we sometimes believe that we just don’t have time for the “little things” in life, like spending some decompression time outdoors. But being outside amongst nature has some benefits that we shouldn’t consider so little. Research has shown that spending time outside and exposed to nature has a number of benefits
Sitting at a desk all day or being a couch potato at home are two of the worst things you can do for your body. Sedentary lifestyles have been known to reduce the years we have on this Earth. But there are a couple of simple things you can do to avoid an early demise.
With today’s active lifestyles, it would seem that it would be easy to stay fit, even when reaching the years after the age of forty. But for those of us over 40, there are a few things we would be wise to include in our health and exercise regimens. A study out of McMaster University
If you are like most people, at one time or another, you have experienced lower-back pain. It is not only uncomfortable; it can affect your work and home lives. But some simple exercises can help to relieve your pain. Statistics reveal that 80 percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in
We have all done it, and many of us many times. We promise ourselves that we are going to get in shape, but after embracing the rhetoric we fail to execute; we fail to get the exercise we promised ourselves we would. Robert J. Davis, author of Fitter Faster: The Smart Way to Get in
Staying active is an important part of staying healthy. When we are active, our bodies want to work like a well-oil machine, and just like a machine, when we don’t use our bodies they can go into disrepair. The US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 80 percent of American fail
We have all heard that living a sedentary lifestyle is not good for us. Now comes information that suggests it could be worse than we ever imagined. Living a sedentary lifestyle has been proven to be a trigger for a litany of health problems, some of which can lead to cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
We are all looking to maximize the efficiency of our workouts. In our fast-paced world of places to go, things to do, and people to see, time is the commodity. Now, there appears to be a way that many can dramatically increase the potency of their workouts in less time! Whole Body Vibrational Training (WBVT)