Ready to sculpt a strong lean back? The inverted row is a perfect exercise to strengthen the upper back and rear shoulders and is a much simpler alternative to a regular pull-up or chin-up.Begin with a horizontal bar at either chest or hip height (you may use a Smith machine at a gym or a
IHOPs Butterscotch Rocks Pancake….mmmmmm distended brachial arteries. For the first time in medical history, researchers have been able to visualize what happens inside our arteries before, during and after eating high carb foods. And it ain’t a pretty sight. Read more.
I’m a vegetable lover. I eat vegetables at least three times a day: sautéed chard stirred into scrambled eggs for breakfast, a big garden-fresh salad for lunch and grilled corn and steamed potatoes as side dishes with dinners in the summer. I don’t have much trouble eating enough vegetables, but I know I’m the exception,
Having good social relationships—friends, marriage or children—may be every bit as important to a healthy lifespan as quitting smoking, losing weight or taking certain medications, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. People with strong social relationships were 50 percent less likely to die early than people without such support… Read more.
Perfectionists, by definition, strive for the best, trying to ace exams, be meticulous at their jobs, and raise perfect children. So one might assume this drive for the ideal translates over to their health as well, with perfectionists being models for physical and mental well-being. But new research is revealing the disorder can bring both
Last summer, I told you about an interesting study that showed that drinking beet root juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. At that time, the theory was that the nitrate contained in beet root juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, making exercise less tiring. Read
Although childhood obesity appears to be stabilizing, adult obesity is continuing its relentless rise, according to a new analysis of government statistics. Influenced, perhaps, by the example of our svelte president and his wife who head a campaign against childhood obesity, Washington, D.C. was the only area in the country to show a decline in