Pounding the pavement is overrated — the trail is the real path to fitness. Heading off-road requires you to constantly change up your running gait, get up on your toes, and work the ancillary muscle groups in your legs and core that provide stabilization and prevent muscle imbalances and injury. Problem is, if you call […]
Has your baby bump become a holding tank for chips and chocolate bars? Back away from the snack food aisle. New research published in The FASEB Journal shows that women who chow down on junk food while pregnant give birth to junk food junkies.
You’re two weeks into your diet and you’re inhaling a large pizza for one. You’ve missed your last three workouts. Hey, a person’s only got so much willpower. You’re right. Research shows that willpower is partly genetic; there are physical differences in the brains of strong-willed people and their weak-willed counterparts. Lucky for the latter, […]
A sunny disposition will boost your spirits and your health.
Say goodbye to bland and dry and hello to juicy, can’t-believe-this-is-healthy bird.
Swap the chemical- and sodium-laden microwave bag for a sweet, savory, or spicy healthy homemade snack
Break a sweat for a better date. It turns out that exercise can lead to sweaty pleasures on and off your chosen field of play. The love connection: Exercise-induced endorphins help clear your mind of clutter, up your happiness factor, and rev up your sex drive, says Paul Hokemeyer, PhD, licensed marriage and family therapist. […]
You can’t defy death, but you can postpone it. Check out these eight healthy habits to help you push 100—not daisies.