Even when they have the best intentions, exercisers often make mistakes that keep them from getting the most out of their workouts, and in some cases, do them harm. The key is avoiding potential injuries that may sabotage your fitness goals in the future. Learn a few of the most common fitness mistakes and how to avoid them the next time you hit the gym.
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Increasing evidence suggests prolonged sitting is associated with profound health risks compared to more active behaviors. The trouble is, evidence also suggests the solution isn't as simple as swapping out time sitting with time exercising. Now here's the good news. If you can't swap out sitting for exercising, new research suggests a simple solution.
Your body is a machine, but you can cause serious damage to your health and metabolism when you fuel it inconsistently - sometimes eating right, but sometimes eating poorly; sometimes giving it enough food, but other times gorging or starving yourself. Stability and consistency are key to a healthy metabolism and body. Here's why yo-yo dieting is detrimental to your health.
Sept. 1 kicked of the fifth annual National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, but your role in helping your children avoid the perils of obesity should be a year-round responsibility you embrace. Here are some easy ways to help your children avoid obesity while learning healthy lifestyle habits they can pass on to their children someday.
Do you reach for a tall glass of water after an intense workout? It is always important to rehydrate, but did you know it is also important to eat the right foods to get the most out of your workout?
How can foods like bananas and potatoes help you avoid major health pitfalls? When it comes to stroke prevention for women, eating foods rich in potassium can help keep the risk low, according to a new study.