Knowing what to eat, both before and after you exercise, can go a long way in helping you get the most out of your workouts. Find out what to eat, and why.
If you’re avoiding quitting smoking because you’re afraid of weight gain you shouldn’t let it get in the way of kicking the habit once and for all. Because there’s good news — people who quit gain an average of only about five pounds after they quit. Most gain fewer than 10 pounds and many don’t gain weight at all. You’re also more likely to exercise after you quit.
Many of us have felt light-headed when we stand too quickly or exercise, but if you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) or other illnesses,you can also get dizzy. We all know that fitness is important for good health, but people with POTS may struggle to exercise. Find tips for exercising if you have POTS from an exercise physiologist.
Strength training offers many benefits, including increased muscle tone, strength, endurance and bone density.
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“Athlete’s heart” is a subtle enlargement of the heart that can occur in serious athletes. It doesn’t cause harm, but it’s important to differentiate it from serious conditions that can also cause an enlarged heart.
Handheld massagers put relief from sore muscles in the palm of your hand. Here’s when to use them and how they work.
Exercise is good for you. But extreme athletes can push it past healthy limits and cause heart damage. Here’s what you need to know.
You may not think much about your joints – unless they start to hurt. But prevention is the best medicine. Discover five ways to keep joints strong and healthy as you age.
To improve your cardiovascular health, aim to walk 10,000 steps daily. Does it seem like a lot? Here are some easy tips for adding steps to your daily routine. Remember, you can start small, and build.
From casual joggers, to power walkers, to serious marathoners – you can improve your efficiency and avoid injury through a simple test called a gait analysis. Find out what this running test entails.