Exercise

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

January 9 2019

You try hard, but that scale won’t budge. It’s only human nature to wonder if those pounds will ever come off. But don’t raise the white flag and chuck your diet just yet. See if one of these sneaky things is secretly messing with your weight loss hopes. Is it because I skip breakfast? It could be....


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Health Check: is there an optimal time of day to work out?

January 7 2019

We all know we should exercise regularly, but it can be difficult to fit exercise into our busy schedules. Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep. To understand why the timing of exercise might...


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6 Foolproof Ways To Lose Weight After 40

November 30 2018

While 40 may feel like the new 30, there’s one truth about reaching the fourth decade of your life that’s a bit of a buzzkill: It becomes far more challenging to maintain a flat belly. As we age, we lose muscle mass, which causes our metabolism to slow. And as a result, it becomes harder to ward...


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6 Great Workouts to Try If You Have Diabetes

November 8 2018

  Get this: Just 39 percent of adults with diabetes get regular exercise, compared to 58 percent of adults without diabetes, according to a study. If you don’t fall into that 39 percent, you’re missing out on a tremendous opportunity to manage your condition. Regular exercise can help you keep your weight and blood sugar...


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7 Incredible Health Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes A Day

November 1 2018

You’ll be amazed at the benefits from this quick and easy routine. Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you lose weight and de-stress to lowering your blood pressure and reducing your risk of many chronic diseases-going for...


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5 Simple Things To Keep Type 2 Diabetes In Check

October 19 2018

Type 2 diabetes is it produces no symptoms during its early stages. Even if there are a few symptoms present, they are so vague that they can be easily associated with other maladies. The problem is this: type 2 diabetes becomes harder to manage the longer it is left undiagnosed. Commonly occurs in people over...


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Natural Ways To Prevent Mealtime Sugar Spikes

October 11 2018

If you have diabetes, you may find it harder to manage your blood sugar (glucose) around mealtime. When you’re done with a meal or snack, your blood sugar will be higher and may stay higher, even a couple of hours after your meal. You may feel dizzy or have a hard time thinking or focusing,...


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13 Bad Brain Health Habits

September 26 2018

We all have some bad habits, but some of these bad habits can harm your brain. Not Sleeping Enough Skimping on sleep is one of those bad habits. Those who do not get enough Zzzs are more likely to get dementia and Alzheimer’s compared to those who get adequate sleep. Lack of sleep in older...


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10 Warning Signs You’re Chronically Dehydrated Without Knowing It

September 13 2018

Dehydration is simply when your body does not have as much water and fluids as it should. Water makes up 60-80% of our entire body mass, so it makes sense that when we don’t consume enough, all kinds of issues start to occur! Consuming plenty of water each day is critical for your body to...


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7 Exercises You Can Do While Sitting Down

September 11 2018

Here are seven exercises you can do while sitting down in the office that doesn’t even require that you get out of your seat. Calf muscle toning Give your calf muscles a work out by raising your legs up on the very tips of your toes while remaining seated. Your calf muscles should start to burn after...


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