Winning Without Weights

Winning Without Weights

Your core is your center of gravity, located around your trunk and pelvis, and having a strong core is vital to good posture, muscle control, injury prevention, maximum athletic performance and even basic activities of daily living. There are a variety of ways to work...
More Red Meat = Higher Death Risk

More Red Meat = Higher Death Risk

We’re talking about red meat and recent research that implicates increased red meat consumption with increased risk of mortality. Among more than 80,000 U.S. men and women who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up...
Healthy Snacking Can Help Fight Weight Gain

Healthy Snacking Can Help Fight Weight Gain

Weight loss is a big issue these days, with all manner of get-thin-quick diet strategies inundating the market in the form of infomercials, websites and magazine ads. Most promise quick results, which everyone wants – but don’t necessarily teach how to achieve...
Don’t Medicate Your Empathy Away

Don’t Medicate Your Empathy Away

Taking acetaminophen (common brand name: Tylenol, but also found in a variety of multi-ingredient medications including Excedrin) may make you feel less pain (although it won’t address the cause of your pain), but it also may blunt your feelings in general,...