Scholars have found a strong correlation between brainpower and early-morning exercise: Sunrise training may stimulate ample blood flow levels to the brain throughout the day. Researchers took 12 overweight and obese men and women, ages 55–80, to evaluate this claim; continuous sitting led to a pattern of decline in brain blood flow for over eight […]
Smart-technology activewear has the power to enhance your performance by tracking metrics, refining or correcting your physical form and keeping you comfortable while exercising. Take a look at these three high-tech wardrobe staples: Under Armour® Athlete Recovery Clothing The Under Armour® Athlete Recovery line absorbs heat from the human body and reflects it back onto […]
Water intake affects your heart rate, core body temperature, circulation and the ability of muscles to contract properly. Here are four facts you need to know about hydration.
Check out these simple yet effective strategies that will improve your quality of life: Purchase High-Quality Shoes Buy a pair of top-of-the-line sneakers specifically designed for walking. Start by walking around your block, and build up to 30-minute strolls at least three times per week. Increase your distance by 10 percent each week. Prioritize Balance […]
Find out why group heart rate training is all the rage.
Maintain your athletic edge with these valuable tips: Strike a Balance Maintaining a wholesome balance between higher-impact activities such as running, weightlifting or basketball and lower-impact workouts like yoga, stretching or walking is vital to your success as an athletic adult; it’s important to allow the body to recover, so you stay injury-free. Recovery First […]
Learn how to live your best (and healthiest) life no matter what age you are: 30s—Cardio Brisk walking, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), swimming, cycling and running are wonderful ways to decrease body fat or maintain an already healthy lifestyle. Bodyweight exercises such as planks, burpees and squat jumps build lean muscle and increase bone density. […]
Get creative with these five scrumptious skinless and boneless chicken breast recipes: Chicken Saltimbocca with Crunchy Pea Salad by Aaron Crowder, Katie Jackson and Nick Perkins – 4 Servings INGREDIENTS 2 8-oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts 3 large eggs, beaten to blend 2 cups panko ¾ cup all-purpose flour Kosher salt 8 sage leaves 4 […]
Ed McCaskey has been a member of Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center since 2015. The center’s Parkinson’s Disease (PD) program helped delay the progression of PD plus provided him with a sense of belonging and camaraderie. He utilizes the center five times per week, multiple times a day. McCaskey is active in […]
Cook Your Way Into Fall With These 3 End-of-Summer Eats Summer is a time for family BBQs, backyard celebrations, pool parties and graduation celebrations. Do you ever find yourself bringing the same dish to every event? Maybe, it’s time to switch up your signature platter before the season ends with one of these three summer […]
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