Aug. 28 2015
Scientists who analyzed the cell-level circuits surrounding the activity of the FTO gene - the one most strongly associated with obesity - have discovered a metabolic pathway that appears to exert overall... View More
Aug. 27 2015
While past studies have suggested firstborn children are smarter, new research brings some bad news for firstborn women with a younger sister: they are more likely to be overweight or obese. Continued... View More
Aug. 26 2015
Research studies designed with "high-quality" science have failed to reveal any benefit against cognitive decline for older people taking structured exercise or nutritional supplements. Continued at
Aug. 25 2015
One of the most functional movements the body performs is a full squat. When done correctly, a squat strengthens the core, spinal erectors, glutes, hip flexors, hamstrings, and quads. In addition, range... View More
Aug. 24 2015
“Movement patterns,” “motor programs,” what does it all mean? In the last couple of years the fitness field has become inundated with these terms. Despite the apparent trendiness... View More
Aug. 20 2015
While it may be a convenient way to fit lunch into a hectic work schedule, new research published in the Journal of Health Psychology suggests that eating while "on the go" could lead to weight gain and... View More
Aug. 19 2015
Let's take it back to 1988. Think fanny packs, parachute pants and boom boxes... and Ron Clark at a small desk in the #5 engine room hoping to finish the last chapter of his business plan before the siren... View More
Aug. 18 2015
Head trauma can cause brain damage that has serious implications for long-term health, but it can be difficult to notice such injuries when they occur. To solve this problem, a team of researchers has... View More
Aug. 17 2015
A study published in the Journal of Aging and Health that followed nearly 3,000 men reveals a link between intelligence and midlife physical performance. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
Aug. 15 2015
Last year, the World Health Organization hailed energy drinks a "danger to public health," after they found consumption of such beverages is on the rise. Now, an infographic created by website View More
Aug. 12 2015
The human body craves variety. No matter how disciplined someone is, sooner or later he or she will need a change. For some reason, instead of embracing the fact we need variety and understanding it, many... View More
Aug. 11 2015
Those of you who are office workers are likely to have become well-acquainted with your desk chair; after all, you spend most of the day sitting on it - a behavior that has been linked to a range of health... View More
Aug. 10 2015
Training is ninety percent mental, fifty percent of the time, for 88 percent of the population. Or something like that. Right? Training being mental makes for a nice buzz phrase, and while it’s probably... View More
Aug. 9 2015
As a physical therapist I see lots of pains, aches, injuries, and muscle imbalances each and every day. One of the top five most common things I see is tight hip flexors. I see this in desk jockeys who... View More
Aug. 7 2015
Among men who regularly work out, a desire toward looking lean and muscular leads some to use over-the-counter supplements to improve their chances of attaining their ideal image. Researchers assessing... View More
Aug. 6 2015
After a stressful day of work, good intentions concerning dieting and exercise can quickly go out the window. Now, a new study from researchers at the University of Zürich in Switzerland... View More
Aug. 6 2015
After a stressful day of work, good intentions concerning dieting and exercise can quickly go out the window. Now, a new study from researchers at the University of Zürich in Switzerland... View More
Aug. 3 2015
High-protein diets, often with concomitant carbohydrate restriction, have gained a lot of attention and become quite popular as a means to lose weight, improve body composition, curb hunger, and improve... View More
Aug. 1 2015
Sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered exactly what these beverages do to your body after consumption?... View More
July 31 2015
In the realm of body contouring, planks reign supreme. After all, what other single exercise can challenge your abs, buns, thighs, shoulders, and triceps all at once? Boost their power even further—and... View More