According to experts at The American Chemical Society, the popular sports and energy drinks may be a waste of money for anything less than marathon runners and add the same calories you just burned. Water alone should hydrate us after a 30 minute workout.
During a major 5 year study by the University of Glasgow, Scotland, researchers studying the health of more than 250,000 people, compared the health of people who actively commuted to work with people who mostly used public transport or a car. The authors found significant improvements in health and longevity among the cyclists.
When it comes to exercise, you may want to keep your friends close. A new study published in Nature Communications revealed that exercise is socially contagious, observing that exercise data shared on social networks influenced the exercise habits of people who saw them. Are you influenced?
Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities, recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than what the science says. So how much should we exercise for best health?
This retired Army colonel has worked as a personal trainer for 17 years and is the oldest trainer there by about three decades. He started at an age when most people are thinking about retiring, works four days a week pushing his clients, most of whom are of retirement age, with rigorous drills that would […]
Dr. Ellsworth Wareham is a famous cardiothoracic surgeon who retired at the age of 95. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity and shares his experiences and thoughts in this short interview. He is still living and healthy at the age of 102 as of this date.
A recent Mayo Clinic study revealed ground-breaking research on what causes your bodies building blocks to build muscle and stay young rather than lose function as you age. “These things we are seeing cannot be done by any medicine,” says lead researcher.