Exercise and gut health are related. When we hear about gut bacteria we usually think of food, but recent research indicates that exercise can also influence our gut health.
What are the fitness trends for 2021? Every year since 2007, ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine – publishes the results of the 'Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends', a comprehensive review that involves thousands of fitness and wellness professionals from across the globe including experts such as personal trainers, exercise physiologists, medical professionals, and gym club owners. During 2020, we have witnessed an unprecedented acceleration in the awareness of how much physical exercise impacts one's well-being with the reaffirmation that it's one of the most powerful forces for good health.
Should I get a stand-up desk? Many workers who sit in front of a computer screen all day wonder if they should get a standing desk. Adults in the United States aged 65 and older struggle to meet physical activity guidelines, which generally call for 150 minutes of activity per week. According to research, many Americans spend up to 11 hours a day sitting. Women are specifically at an increased risk of having or developing health concerns associated with inactivity. More than 5 million people around the world die from causes associated with a lack of physical activity.
Build muscle mass with protein? Many people think that consuming added protein is a necessary component of building lean muscle. Many bodybuilder and even casual gym goers drink protein shakes thinking that they are the key to muscle building.
Quarantine weight gain is real. Life in lockdown has disrupted all our lives, creating the perfect setup for putting on pounds. Social media users jokingly refer to it as the “Quarantine 15.”
Sugary diets and exercise do not mix well. In fact, new research reveals that high blood sugar caused by eating highly processed foods can actually alter your body’s response to exercise.
What is a healthy lifestyle? The answer is not always clear. The American Cancer Society’s new guidelines increase the amount of weekly exercise and provide more details on which foods are best to eat.
Wellness guidelines from the American Cancer Society have recently been revised. The American Cancer Society has updated its guideline for diet and physical activity for cancer prevention, with adjustments to reflect the most current evidence.
Exercise time of day matters. Research demonstrates that in order to be consistent with an exercise routine, the most important thing is to find an exercise time of day and stick with it. Routines help build consistency. Be realistic in selecting your exercise time of day. If you’re not a
Cancer prevention is something we’re all interested in doing. But, what can we do? According to the research, building and maintaining muscle mass may be one of the keys to cancer prevention. Step off of that bathroom scale. That number won't tell you how healthy you actually are, according to