Running is one of the most natural and pure systems for developing balance in your body. There are also a host of other benefits that running can bring to your body and mind, including physical fitness, mood enhancing, stress relief, and an overall feeling of wellbeing. Humans have been running for a very long time. Our physiology has evolved to be highly specific and highly … [Read more...] about Why You Should Be Running Every Day
You probably think you’d exercise more if you could find the time. For years, even experts believed that busy schedules were a major obstacle. However, a recent study discovered that the average adult has at least 5 hours of free time each day that they could be spending exercising instead of perusing their phone. Maybe you think you're an exception because you have small … [Read more...] about The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone
You walk out of the gym congratulating yourself for completing a tough workout, but the real struggle starts the next day. That’s when your shoulders stiffen, and your lower back aches. These symptoms are called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Experts used to believe that it was due to lactic acid building up. However, now there’s general agreement that inflammation is … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Exercise Without Getting Sore?
Everyone knows they need to exercise, but most of us haven't been able to turn exercise into a regular habit. Maybe you want to build some muscle. Or perhaps you'd like to lose some fat. Either way, you want to feel better, be healthier, and be more proud of your body. Maybe you joined a gym or found a friend that would walk or play tennis with you on a regular basis. But … [Read more...] about Ways To Make Exercise A Habit
If you've been diligent about sticking to a regular exercise schedule, you may be reluctant to let a few sniffles pull you off track. However, most health experts agree: there are some symptoms that mean it's safe to work out and other that indicate you need to get plenty of rest. Learn how to exercise safely during an illness to stay at the top of your game and avoid … [Read more...] about Exercise Safely While Sick