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.
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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.
If your workouts are leaving you in pain, the problem may be inflammation. Try adjusting your diet and eating more of these superfoods.
One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body. Exercise can cause acute or short-term inflammation, which is normal.
Whether you want to break the monotony of your workout routine or you’re searching for a new challenge, look no further than an obstacle race.
Treadmills are easy to operate, their settings can be changed to add variety to your walks or runs, and they are safer than navigating snowy streets and dodging cars and potholes.
Doing a functional warm-up instead of static stretching before exercise offers various benefits, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. The movements increase body temperature, heart rate and blood flow. Hass says he recommends these movements as being more beneficial and effective than static stretches. In this video, Hass will demonstrate how to do these warm-ups, which are … Read More