Should You Stretch Cold Muscles?

Should You Stretch Cold Muscles?

People who enjoy active lifestyles have likely heard it said that stretching before lifting weights, running, or doing yoga can help maximize performance and minimize injuries. Is this true, though? As it turns out, research indicates that stretching cold muscles...
Discreet Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Discreet Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Many people believe that sitting in a chair for 8 hours a day is the best way to get ahead at work. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Sitting in one place for extended periods of time can lead to serious health problems like heart disease, diabetes, and...
The Real Effects of Drinking 8 Glasses of Water a Day

The Real Effects of Drinking 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Water to humans is like gasoline to cars and trucks. Water is necessary to every biological and chemical process our body produces. But what are the real effects of drinking 8 glasses of water a day? First off, let us look at how much water is necessary for human...
Exercises to Avoid After 60

Exercises to Avoid After 60

People at the age of 60 are not exercising to get a head-turning look but chasing higher quality of life and better health. Most experienced personal trainers agree that there are exercises to avoid after 60. These are: Boot camp class exercises Seniors can partake in...
How Cognitively Stimulating Activities Can Delay Alzheimer’s

How Cognitively Stimulating Activities Can Delay Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that results in confusion and memory loss. It is a progressive disease in which important connections in the brain begin to die, leading to the death of brain cells. This results in reduced memory abilities. New studies,...
Hand Exercises for Arthritis

Hand Exercises for Arthritis

Arthritis is caused by a deficiency of hyaluronic acid within synovial fluid. Hyaluronic acid helps in keeping the joints lubricated. The following hand exercises have the potential to increase the amount of this molecule, thus mitigating arthritic symptoms. Putty...
The Best Exercises for Reducing Inflammation

The Best Exercises for Reducing Inflammation

What is Inflammation Inflammation is the process by which white blood cells fight against bacteria, viruses, and infections that may harm the body. When these cells are damaged, the immune system is affected. Some chemicals such as proteins and antibodies get released...
Natural Memory Improvement

Natural Memory Improvement

It is common for someone to occasionally experience moments of forgetfulness. This often occurs during busy times in a person’s life. It may be normal, but a bad memory is frustrating. Genetics can be part of a person’s memory loss. Research has confirmed...
Morning Stretches to Relieve Pain 

Morning Stretches to Relieve Pain 

 Stretching the body to its full length after waking seems to be an automatic movement; even animals do it, but an intentional daily stretching routine can help relieve pain better than one quick stretch first thing in the morning. Lying in bed for a full night’s...
Updated Information on the Pfizer Vaccine 

Updated Information on the Pfizer Vaccine 

Pfizer and BioNTech have produced this new COVID-19 vaccine. Recent data show that the vaccine can remain effective if stored for a fortnight at average freezer temperatures. This has dramatically eased the distribution of the vaccine in the United States and all over...