An article from the New York Times highlights how exercise proves to successfully support memory and thinking—particularly in older adults. Several studies have shown that regular physical activity helps slow the usual loss of brain volume, which may help to prevent age-related memory loss and possibly lower the risk of dementia.
Low-impact exercises will help you achieve a cardio or strength training workout that alleviates stress and pressure on your joints. Plus, these exercises are ideal for supporting expectant mothers, chronic medical issues, those new to exercise, injuries and more.
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It would be impossible to narrow down a perfect time that everyone should exercise. However, your perfect time of day to get your most effective workout should be the time that YOU can commit to be consistent. There are benefits to morning and evening workouts: Potential benefits of morning workouts: Greater weight loss through improved […]
Walking has several benefits for your health including preventing heart disease. Walking also addresses a lot of risk factors: Improves good cholesterol (HDL) Lowers blood pressure (it is recommended to shoot for a top number (systolic) of 120 mm Hg or lower) Aids in weight management Reduces HbA1c (measure for diabetic control) Reduces inflammation Reduces […]
Long hours, demanding clients and deadlines can distract you from your health and fitness goals during work hours. Here are three tips you can use at work to keep your goals on track. 1. Start with your “why” It’s important to remember why you set your fitness goals in the first place. Your reasons for […]
Try this tasty green protein smoothie from MyFitnessPal Ingredients 2 cups (60g) baby spinach, lightly packed 1 cup (240ml) water 1 1/2 (225g) cups pineapple chunks, frozen 1/2 small banana, frozen 1/2 cup (122g) 2% Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons honey Directions Puree spinach and water in a high-power blender. Add frozen fruit, yogurt and honey […]
Ranked as the #1 diet in the country in 2018, try implementing the fresh and delicious foods from countries around the Mediterranean to your diet. Here is the order of diet categories moving up the Mediterranean diet pyramid. 1. Physical activity and social connections emphasized at the foundation of the pyramid. 2. Fruits, vegetables, whole […]
These six tips may change the way you think about your fat-burning strategy: Strength training- Resistance helps build muscle and cut fat by increasing calories burned at rest. More protein- Suppresses appetite with less calories while supporting muscle mass preservation. Sleep to success- Decreases risk of weight gain by minimizing appetite and hunger Watch […]
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