A very large waist could double a person’s risk of death from any cause. Men and women who are very large around the middle are at much greater risk of dying from any cause than people with thinner waists, a new study says. Read more.
A handful of walnuts, a cup of oatmeal, a few sips of tea…what do all of these things have in common? They may help turn you into Susie Sunshine. To feel better through food, you need to seek out nutrients known for boosting the production of feel-good brain chemicals and fighting off the effects of
ACL Injury Prevention Program Plyometric ExercisesPhase 4 – Plyometric Exercises Plyometric exercises are explosive and help to build, power, strength and speed. The most important element when considering performance technique during plyometric training is the landing—it must be soft. When you land from a jump, you want to softly accept your weight on the balls
Many of the athletes we work with are surprised when we tell them that eating soy products is bad for their performance. For years, soy has been successfully sold as a healthy alternative to dairy and animal proteins. The truth is, it’s just the opposite. Read more.
Every three days, more Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest than the number who died in the 9/11 attacks. You can lessen this recurring loss by learning Continuous Chest Compression CPR, a hands-only CPR method that doubles a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. It’s easy and does not require mouth-to-mouth contact, making it more
After years of obsessing about weight loss, first shunning high-fat foods and then high-carb ones, it seems Americans are giving up formal diets in favor of healthy eating and wholesome foods. Read more.
Although millions of people take calcium supplements to boost bone health and ward off osteoporosis, New Zealand researchers say the supplements have little effect on bone strength and contribute to a small increase in the risk for heart attack among older people. Rather than relying on calcium supplements, the researchers suggest that people get their
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