Who doesn’t love being bundled up with a cup of hot chocolate and a novel, looking outside at a winter wonderland? Although the snow makes for some great scenery, it poses many risks when heading outdoors such as automobile accidents, heart attacks and frostbite. Here are a few ways to avoid these dangers.
Increasing physical activity has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease by 11 percent among adults 60 years and older because working out stimulates the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
Cozy up to these four delectable recipes bound to bring about winter cheer: Panko-Crusted Pork Chops with Asian Slaw Servings: 4 | Active: 40 Minutes | Total: 40 Minutes Ingredients: -3 tablespoons miso, divided -1 large egg -1 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Sriracha (optional) -½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided -¾ cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs […]
It is easy to get distracted during a group exercise class with its lively music, an instructor addressing students via headset microphone while sweat is dripping down your face. Try centering yourself with these four methods.
Strength/resistance training can positively alter your metabolism; it improves cardiorespiratory fitness and resting metabolic rate (RMR). RMR measures how many calories you burn when at rest. It accounts for 50–70% of your daily caloric expenditure and maintains the body’s vital functions (e.g., breathing, heart rate, brain function). Using periodized programs is an effective method to […]
A 30-minute, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) session can decrease the appetite of middle-aged men and increase their power output without negatively impacting their sleep. Also, middle-aged men tend to physically perform better in the afternoon and evening compared to the morning. Working out at night tends to reduce levels of, ghrelin, the appetite-stimulating hormone. CSU […]
Researchers from Brigham Young University and Harvard Medical School found that people who wear minimalist shoes achieve the same results as those who engage in foot-strengthening exercises.
Wintertime with family or friends is synonymous with traditions and home-cooked meals. We hope the following four strategies will help you partake in this delicious holiday season sans the upset stomach: Eat Breakfast People who eat breakfast tend to consume fewer calories throughout the day. Fiber-rich foods tend to be lower in calories but will […]
Transform Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Into These 6 Dishes Don’t know what to do with all of your Thanksgiving leftovers? Try one of these six healthy and hearty dishes: Harvest Stew Make sure your leftover gravy’s fat is skimmed away. Then, use the gravy as a base. Add leftover turkey and vegetables. Thicken your Harvest Stew […]
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 […]
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