Constantly tired? Try this…

We all get that feeling in the middle of the work day. You know the one… It’s after lunch and all of a sudden you get really tired. Our natural inclination is to reach for that midday cup of caffeine, whether it be a shot of espresso, a large cup of coffee, or a coke. ...click here to read more

Dementia onset and progression may be slowed down with lifestyle changes

A new study suggests that simple lifestyle changes may delay the onset of or slow down dementia. The researchers found that keeping your brain active through “cognitive training,” controlling your blood pressure, and regular exercise can go a long way in keeping your brain healthy. CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of ...click here to read more

Lumbar spondylosis exercises, yoga poses, and diet tips to relieve pain

Lumbar spondylosis refers to a condition that is most common in older people. However, health care professionals have discovered that lumbar spondylosis exercises can make life much more manageable for sufferers. Spondylosis is a term that is linked to a broad range of degenerative problems along the spine, but it’s specifically the wear-and-tear of bones. ...click here to read more

Walking increases blood circulation to the brain

When somebody mentions the word exercise, usually we imagine heart-pumping workouts or lifting heavy weights. We associate such intense activities with exhaustion that one would feel after a training session which leaves us less inclined to the idea of exercise at all. What most people do not realize is that walking is a great form ...click here to read more

Whole body vibration may provide same benefits as regular exercise

Whole body vibration (WBV)—a less strenuous form of exercise—has been found to provide similar muscle and bone benefits as regular exercise does. In a recent study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology, researchers found that WBV yielded results comparable to regular exercise in terms of bone and muscle health in mice models that were ...click here to read more

Walking improves quality of life in those with advanced cancer

New research from the University of Surrey and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King’s College London has found that physical activity—specifically walking—can improve the quality of life in those with advanced cancer. Previous research has shown that physical activity can provide a host of health benefits for those battling the disease, ...click here to read more

These habits may be harming your health

Staying healthy is a challenge that may seem daunting at first, as we are constantly bombarded with new diet and health fads. Many of us lead busy lives, resulting in the development of habits that could be harming our overall health. Continue reading to discover some of the most prevalent of these habits and what ...click here to read more

Low impact exercises to get fit safely

We’re told constantly how important exercise and keeping in shape is to our health, but not everyone is capable of performing the same fitness routines due to health conditions affecting their joints and mobility. If you find yourself limited to less intense workouts, continue reading to discover a list of low-impact exercises that can help ...click here to read more

Brief stair climbing is a good way to boost fitness

New research from McMaster University has shown that brief, intense bursts of stair climbing can boost your fitness and your heart health. The study examined whether interval training in the form of stair climbing could improve the cardiovascular health of healthy, but sedentary, women. For the first experiment, researchers gathered 31 female participants who led ...click here to read more

Get active outdoors this winter

Keeping active in the winter months can be a challenge. The days are shorter and colder, and going outside for fresh air may seem unappealing when you could be curled up and cozy in front of a fire. Shake off those hibernation tendencies and get active outdoors this winter with some fun exercises that will ...click here to read more