Electrolytes are minerals found in the body that help regulate fluids and muscle contractions. If you lose too many electrolytes through illness or sweat, you might need to look into a beneficial electrolyte replacement drink.
Childhood obesity can set a child up for a lifetime of weight and health challenges. But you can help by being a good role model and taking these other simple but important steps.
There’s no such thing as too much cardio exercise, according to a large new study, which found no upper limit to the benefits of aerobic fitness in terms of reducing risk of death.
The gluteal muscles, diaphragm, hip flexors, and hip adductor muscles also comprise your core. These large muscle groups help control the movements you make throughout the day.
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Sticking with a fitness program can be challenging. Find out whether these four trends are fun and varied enough to motivate you to meet your fitness goals.
If you’re a man over 50, it’s probably more difficult for you to rebound from a bucket of wings, a doughnut binge or a six-pack of beer than in your younger days. Bad habits take more of a toll as you age. Find five tips to help you look and feel younger as you age.
Developing frailty does not happen overnight – it takes years for frailty syndrome to develop as a consequence of low physical activity and weight loss. When it does develop, reversal is extremely difficult.
To increase your fitness level and keep it there, remember that progress is perfection. Start with ten extra minutes of exercise, and before you know it, you’ll be working out for 30 minutes a day, as the American College of Sports Medicine recommends.
Results of a new study by a team of Cleveland Clinic physicians show that wrist-worn heart monitors are not as accurate as chest-worn heart monitors.
If you’re a dedicated athlete, weather doesn’t stop you from your training and workout routine. But when temperatures turn hot, it’s time to take some extra precautions. Physical activity increases your core temperature. So does hot weather. When you combine the two, you risk serious illness.