Monte Hitchcock hangs with a younger crowd. “My training and racing friends are all in their 30s and 40s, and they don’t let me get away with anything,” laughs the 67-year-old triathlete. Although, as he will tell you, “I’m not an athlete, I just like to stay active.” For Hitchcock, “staying active” is a multidisciplinary […]
To maximize the benefits of your coffee, follow these expert-approved coffee-drinking guidelines: Read the article at Mic.com
To boost their heart health in the gym, most exercisers assume they need to run, bike, swim or otherwise get their heart rate up – and the longer, the better, right? After all, it’s called “cardiovascular” exercise for a reason. But, not to impugn the heart-health benefits of cardiovascular exercise, for those people who hate […]
Hear the word “microwave,” and you’re more likely to think of that miracle box in your kitchen than the radiation for which it’s named.
Feeling stiff? Achy? Can’t move quite like you used to? You’ve likely got one – or more – tight muscles to blame. And while the reasons why any one muscle can wind up tight, shortened and sore are plentiful, the biggest, most common culprit is sitting … typically while on a computer or other gadget. […]
(Getty Images) Fixing your posture requires more than standing (or sitting) at attention. That’s because common postural issues including lordosis, an excessive dip in the lower back, and kyphosis, commonly called “hunchback,” are really symptoms of an underlying issue. Fixing that issue – often nothing more than weak back and core muscles – is […]
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A couple months ago, your diet was going great. You were dropping pounds, fitting back into your favorite shirts, and your abs were starting to emerge from hiding. Then the weight-loss plateau hits. Now, you’ve stopped losing flub—or even worse, you’ve started packing it back on—even though you are doing the exact same thing that […]