For most of us, the holiday season, while wonderful, can be pretty tiring as we scramble to purchase gifts, plan holiday parties, and keep our sanity.
The questions arise occasionally: How much running is too much? Is running actually bad for your health?
There are healthy foods, and then there are mega-super-fuelled foods, which are so good for your body in so many ways that you feel healthier as you eat them.
Even though they’re solid, bones are dynamic, living tissue, made mostly from collagen and calcium phosphate, a mineral that hardens bone exterior. But as you age, existing bone breaks down faster than new bone is made, increasing risk of osteoporosis, a condition that reduces bone density and raises chance of [...]
Strategy #1 – Trim calories Among the many strategies for living longer and avoiding disease, calorie restriction has perhaps the strongest scientific backing: more than 1,000 animal and human studies conducted during the past 80 years. Research shows cellular benefits from calorie restriction start to kick in with just a [...]
You know that feeling. You just had a very large, very filling dinner and you feel you couldn’t possibly eat one more bite of anything. But slowly, you get the feeling that something’s missing – something sweet.
During the spring and summer, many people’s motivation for hitting the gym or trails is to look healthy and toned on the beach.
If it’s 3 p.m. on and you’re trying to power through the last few hours of work, it can be tempting to grab another coffee.
We all want to train hard and get the most out of our fitness. Some of us are training for a specific sport, or race, and some of us are just “training for life” to maintain our overall health. I work with all different types of athletes and I’ve seen some succeed and some fail. Here is the single most important skill to have when training the human body. This skill will ultimately be the deciding factor of your success or failure.
Busy people don’t often have time to eat three balanced meals daily.