Ginger can help ease muscle pain caused by exercise.
Taking a small amount of the tuber daily reduces the strain on muscles after a workout, says a new study.
Ginger has long been used as a remedy for nausea, but recent research has suggested it has other powerful properties.
One lab study showed powdered ginger could kill ovarian cancer cells, reports the Daily Mail.
In the latest experiments, American scientists gave participants two grams … full story
Women who drank two large glasses of milk daily after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, says a new study.
“Resistance training is not a typical choice of exercise for women,” says Stu Phillips, professor in kinesiology (study of human movement) at McMaster University.
“But the health benefits of resistance training are enormous: It boosts strength, bone, muscular … full story
One way of prompting physical activity among children is to promote them duringleisure time, tailored to the specific gender.
Researchers found children’s perceptions of what constituted play included both physically active and sedentary behaviours.
Rowan Brockman from the University of Bristol Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, who led the study, said: “Contemporary children do engage in active play and value both the physical … full story
People who are fit and active are far less likely to get coughs and sniffles. And even if sporty types get colds, they are milder and don’t last as long, says a new research.
The research found the severity of common cold symptoms fell by 41 percent in those who were the fittest and by 31 percent among those who were the most active, the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
People who were physically active five or more days a week suffered … full story
Working out can help you look and feel younger – or at least that’s what most of us who regularly work out fondly hope. Now scientists have discovered why exercise can hold back the years.
A study found an endurance exercise like a jog or spinning class increases the number of stem cells in our muscles, helping rejuvenate them, reports the journal PLoS ONE.
Tests showed that rats running on a treadmill for just 20 minutes a day could increase stem … full story
If you are a male and love cycling, possibility is that you are likely to suffer from lower sperm levels.
Cycling for at least five hours a week can affect a man’s fertility, according to researchers.
Previous studies have shown that professional cyclists are likely to suffer lower sperm counts and poor semen quality, reports express.co.uk.
Now it appears the risk is the same for casual cyclists too.
Men who cycle at least five hours a week have … full story
There are 3,500 calories In one pound of fat. Thus, If you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat. While It Is possible to cut back on your calorie Intake and Increase your exercise regimen In order to lose pounds quickly, It Is Important to note that doctors recommend that you lose no more than 2 pounds of weight per week In order to ensure that your body properly adjusts to the weight loss.
Here are some … full story
Is an easy workout a bad thing?
I found myself asking the same question to David Jack as I prepared to return to the gym after my hiatus. After all, I’m used to the muscle-aching workouts created by masterminds like Alwyn Cosgrove, Todd Durkin, and Martin Rooney, or the insane “new cardio” that is Cardio Strength Training (thanks Dos). I enjoy days at the gym that feel like a workout, but I also like moving and functioning in my every day life. … 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
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