I’ve learned a lot of great tips that have improved how I train, eat, and recover. But the best tip I received recently came from Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10. Durkin specializes in training professional athletes, so he knows a little bit about optimum performance. And during a recent trip to San Diego, he spotted a flaw in my current routine. It had nothing to do with reps, sets, or overall load. My problem was in my recovery. Too much … full story
People love to tell me, “Life is about balance.” Unfortunately, I tossed that saying out the window many years ago after I left the friendly confines of undergrad life in Boulder, Colorado. That’s when balance appeared to leave, replaced by the ebb and flow of life. Some days insanely busy, others relaxing enough that you can tolerate the oftentimes turbulent ways of reality. As I currently experience my own personal down time, a week away on the … full story
Burn flab faster than ever with this super-simple routine.
A couple of months ago, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.,—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for Men’s Health. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.
When asked to create a super-effective, calorie-torching routine, Cosgrove gave us a workout that had readers … full story
If you think that cranking your music won’t cause hearing problems until years down the road, you might want to keep reading.
Turns out, listening to MP3 players can cause immediate temporary changes in your hearing sensitivity, according to a new study in the Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery.
Occupational noise exposure has been linked with hearing loss, so the impact of recreational noises (like noisy sports or activities) might … full story
Many posture problems exist that people pick up over the years and may not even realize they have. These could lead to pain, especially back pain, and as far as height is concerned, can make us not only physically shorter, but appear shorter as well. Some of the most common posture problems are looked at below.
1. Walking posture - This is an easy one to get into bad habits with, probably the one which is the hardest to break, and also the one which … full story
Fitness is defined as a state of being healthy, which prepares the body for the physical necessities of daily life. To be more precise, fitness provides strength, flexibility and stamina for the proper functioning of the body. It is a total solution for a perfect, fine-tuned life. The five main components of fitness are aerobic endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility and body composition. The right kind of physical and mental … full story
In day- to-day's life, it is very essential that we follow a good diet with some light exercise. Exercise is very much beneficial to possess good health. People in order to gain material success forget their health. If you do not want to live in a land surrounded with medicine and illness, then you need to maintain your own health. Whenever we suggest our kith and kin to follow some good exercise in order to gain good health, they tend to neglect … full story
Have you been angry? Good for you if you have not experienced such state. Anger is unpredictable, it could blow out its ferocity little at a time or just ones with a big blow.
Anger is common among people who live through less ideal home life. Dealing with it that has develop over a lifetime of pain and frustration is like trying to hold the lid of pressure cooker. The longer such enduring anger linger,the more the chance that it will overflow into … full story
How was your sleep last night? I have heard that sleep number bed gives more comfort than the usual bed we use at home thus, producing a good night sleep. Good night sleep is as important as good nutrition and exercise to attain wellness. Sleep helps our body establish regular bio-rhythms that could lessen cancer risk and normalizes hormone metabolism.
Did you know that by the time we are on our deep sleep all the things we learned during the day … full story
Vitamin C is really important to your family health if you want to boost your immune system especially now that Influenza A (H1N1) is threatening everybody’s health, better eat vitamin C-rich foods everyday. Vitamin C reduces blood pressure, has the ability to reduce the severity of colds and could protect you against cataract and certain cancers too.
Red and green bell peppers, strawberries, citrus fruits, raw tomatoes, cantaloupe and broccoli are … full story
Most Popular health
- cardiovascular disease
- conditions and diseases
- daily mail
- heart attack
- heart disease
- high blood pressure
- physical exercise
- the daily mail
- united states
- weight loss