A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight.
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Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... Read more
The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top?
The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo... Read more
Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j... Read more
After being away from home for a few days , I find it easier to eat at a restaurant with a healthy lifestyle than in other people's homes. Sometimes you just have to be polite and "do as the Romans do"... Read more
So I was too low on my calorie goals the other day. I only had 605 out of my 1300 goal. I know it's not good for my metabolism but I have been coming off of Zoloft and Wellbutrin and have no appetite. Any tips on stimulating appetite?... Read more
When I eat at home most of my meals are under 350 cal. At the end of the day I find I have to eat something else to hit my minimum. Went out to lunch, managed to eat 823 calories, even subbing a couple things out.... Read more
A cardio workout for 25 minutes per day is a great way to stay motivated because it's a short intense physical exercise that will get you sweating. The workout is super easy and a 25 minutes of intense workout leaves me feeling like I did 1 hours of... Read more
People often ask me whether certain workouts are "high impact" or "low impact," and in answering them, I have discovered is that there is a lot of confusion among exercisers about what these terms really mean. Yes, they deal somew... Read more
Barre is an amazing way to strengthen all the muscles in your body, but all those plies can be a killer on the knees. Not anymore. With this knee-friendly routine, you can enjoy the ballet-inspired exercise without the pain. Target your entire body w... Read more
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