Nov. 7 2015
It’s Not That Older Folks Need Less Sleep. It’s That We Get Less Sleep! Many older adults enjoy, like younger people do, about 20% of mind-restoring sleep. But deep sleep occurs less than 5%... View More
Nov. 6 2015
In this day and age of accessibility for everything from strength training and nutrition, to mobility and recovery, I find myself wondering where the simplicity has gone. If you are reading this you are... View More
Nov. 5 2015
New research shows a link between regular consumption of sweetened drinks and an increased likelihood of heart failure in men. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
Nov. 4 2015
While the overall American diet remains poor, improvements have helped reduce disease and premature death, according to one study published in Health Affairs. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
Nov. 3 2015
The more insulin there is in the brain, the more dopamine will be released, and this may affect what we choose to eat, says research published in Nature Communications. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
Nov. 2 2015
Resistance exercise is the way to go for people who want to increase their muscle size and strength, while endurance exercise is key for boosting stamina. But what are the mechanisms that drive the body\'s... View More
Oct. 28 2015
With smartphones and fitness trackers counting our every step, many people try to reach a daily target -- the ballpark of 10,000 steps is considered a good place to be. But how you walk might matter as... View More
Oct. 27 2015
Acouple years ago I decided to take a short term position to continue developing and implementing the exercise component of a government funded obesity management program. Over that time frame almost 1,000... View More
Oct. 26 2015
Winter is coming. With cold weather on its way, your warm up is about to become even more important. That brisk fall feeling is about to usher in a season of tight, cold muscles and decreased mobility.... View More
Oct. 23 2015
There’s nothing like spotting a 90-year-old pumping iron at the gym to remind you that age is just a number when it comes to your ability to crush a fitness routine. Take Don Pellman, for example.... View More
Oct. 22 2015
This series of dynamic stretches incorporates balance and agility with sensory challenges to work both the body and mind. For a more connected experience, try it barefoot! Perform each progression for... View More
Oct. 21 2015
Should you run? If you are a triathlete then the answer is most surely yes. But what if you are a recreational or amateur cyclist? This week I’m exploring the pros and cons of running for cyclists.... View More
Oct. 20 2015
The first trimester of pregnancy is infamous for being a fitness deal-breaker. I can’t tell you how many stories I’ve heard of moms who were training for marathons one week, then stuck in bed... View More
Oct. 19 2015
Anyone looking forward to a caramel apple treat this Halloween should make sure they eat only freshly made or refrigerated ones; otherwise, they may risk listeria infection, according to a study published... View More
Oct. 16 2015
We love a scotch egg. A great protein and fat hit, packed with flavor, and full of nutrients - especially the way we make them. These are great at any meal time, or as a grab-and-go snack. We recommend... View More
Oct. 14 2015
Contrary to previous research, a new study claims prolonged sitting is not damaging to health if one engages in regular exercise. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
Oct. 13 2015
Like flowers in the sun, babies who are born in the summer months are more likely to become strong, healthy adults, according to a new study that investigates the potential effect maternal vitamin D exposure... View More
Oct. 12 2015
Living in a neighborhood where there is greater access to fast food outlets may affect bone development in early childhood, according to the first study to investigate links between neighborhood food environment... View More
Oct. 11 2015
A glass of red wine a day can improve cardiac health and help manage cholesterol for patients with type 2 diabetes, according to findings in a 2-year study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.... View More
Oct. 10 2015
PFP media announced the winners of its 2016 Trainer of the Year awards at Club Industry 2015. This is the 11th year PFP media has recognized excellence in the fitness industry, and the first year two winners... View More