Scientists from Finland recently published a study in the Journal of Human Hypertension that confirmed sauna bathing provides many health benefits. The new research comes as no surprise to me! I take a sauna every day after my cardio and resistance-training workout. I have been a big proponent of sauna for many years. I personally have experienced its health benefits.
Our phones have changed with the need for more space, bigger screens and more power consumption— so have the risks from prolonged use of them. This is not to say to discard your mobile device, but you may want to practice some safety tips to keep yourself healthy and safe.
The opioid epidemic is one of the greatest crises that this country has ever faced. Every day, countless numbers of men and women die at a young age because of overdoses. This epidemic knows no age bracket, as people of all ages have fallen victim to this addiction. It is thought that 25 million United States residents have daily chronic pain and of that number, 2 million are addicted to opioids.
The resourceful man sees the snows of winter as an opportunity to promote fitness through exciting and enjoyable activities such as snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Many people derive pleasure from smoking a joint, but it’s not something that serious athletes should do along with watching their macros, getting enough rest and drinking a gallon of water a day. New research indicates that marijuana decreases performance, and it greatly increases you chances of death from hypertension.
A study published August 21, 2017 in the journal Acta Physiologica, conducted by Swedish researchers, found that the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen inhibits muscle growth. These results are quite significant, for the simple fact that many athletes, gym rats and bodybuilders may take ibuprofen for pain and inflammation before and after workouts.
Whey, casein, soy— there are several different proteins to choose from, but what role do they play in your fitness plan? If your goal is to build lean muscle and burn fat, it’s essential to know the difference between protein supplements so that you can best use them to your advantage. Let’s take a closer at what the research says about the different kinds of protein available, and how you can best time them to increase and maintain lean muscle while burning fat.
While some seem to have an easy time with weight loss, others can have a real challenge maintaining a healthy weight. Research at the San Diego School of Medicine shows that the key to maintaining weight loss may be as simple as a handful of walnuts.
The ability to get lean by producing extra brown fat and enhancing and activating existing brown fat represents a promising way to burn fat. Several landmark discoveries and approaches to this are being explored at major research centers and universities worldwide, with great excitement!
“Dad bod” sounds like a cute and endearing name, but there’s nothing cute about it. In fact, it can be quite serious. A dad bod is a telltale sign that you are carrying excess body fat, and it’s a red flag that obesity and other health problems are around the corner. If you’d like do drop a few pounds and tighten things up, here are seven steps to put the brakes on a dad bod before it becomes a serious health concern.
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