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Apples Shown to Boost Muscular Strength, Combat Excess Fat

Apples Shown to Boost Muscular Strength, Combat Excess Fat

July 2, 2013 | by

Research suggests that a powerful compound in the peels of apples could not only help you build stronger muscles, but combat excess body fat at the same time.

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Spinach can Help Fine-Tune Physical Fitness, Develop Muscular Strength

Spinach can Help Fine-Tune Physical Fitness, Develop Muscular Strength

May 31, 2013 | by

Researchers with the Karolinska Institutet of Sweden once again have found that spinach could help develop muscle strength and fitness levels.

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Sweating can Actually Fight off Infection and Illness, Researchers Find

Sweating can Actually Fight off Infection and Illness, Researchers Find

May 4, 2013 | by

A protein found on human skin and activated when we sweat is able to kill harmful microbes and even fight those that are drug-resistant, research found.

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Could Exercise Make You Smarter?

Could Exercise Make You Smarter?

April 30, 2013 | by

Recent research suggests that exercise could improve brain function and memory, and help stave off the cognitive impairment commonly associated with old age.

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4 Ways to Increase Nitric Oxide Naturally for a Better Workout, Sex, & Heart Health

4 Ways to Increase Nitric Oxide Naturally for a Better Workout, Sex, & Heart Health

April 27, 2013 | by

There are far safer and natural ways to boost nitric oxide for a better workout, sex, and heart health than to take supplements. Here are 4 ways.

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Vitamin C Reduces Duration, Severity of Colds in Athletes

Vitamin C Reduces Duration, Severity of Colds in Athletes

April 25, 2013 | by

A recent study published in The Cochrane Library offered some insight into how Vitamin C could play an important role in protecting the physically stressed immune systems of endurance athletes.

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Exercise Shown to Help Suppress Smoking Cravings

Exercise Shown to Help Suppress Smoking Cravings

February 10, 2013 | by

Interestingly, exercise is often touted as a way to reduce nicotine cravings, but it takes a dedicated exercise routine to see the benefits.

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How Regular Exercise can Help with Diabetes

How Regular Exercise can Help with Diabetes

January 24, 2013 | by

Regular exercise could be a natural and effective way to help treat diabetes. A study conducted with diabetic Hispanic men and women undergoing a strength training routine found that within 16 weeks there was dramatic improvement with their sugar control.

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Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

January 22, 2013 | by

We know walking is good for our health – duh! The benefits of walking are numerous, with the activity helping to extend life, reduce stroke, prevent heart attacks, and improve overall wellness. In addition, a joint study conducted by the University of California at San Francisco and the Harvard School of Public Health reports a connection between brisk walking and a lowered risk of prostate cancer advancement.

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15 Minutes Daily Exercise Adds 3 Years to Life, is ‘Bare Minimum for Health’

15 Minutes Daily Exercise Adds 3 Years to Life, is ‘Bare Minimum for Health’

January 4, 2013 | by

In our inactive society, most people simply aren’t exercising enough to support their own health. However, contrary to what some people may think, findings show that just 15 minutes of daily exercise can increase life expectancy by 3 years while cutting your risk of “all-cause” death rates by 14%. This is good news for many who claim not to have enough time to exercise.

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