The debate is raging over whether stretching is more effective than not stretching, particularly when it comes to running. Given the improved running efficiency associated with muscle tightness, you would think that the world's fastest runners would all be extremely stiff. Yet today's elite runners are actually significantly more flexible because tight muscles are easily injured and more likely to be sore after a hard workout. So, to stretch or not to stretch? Let's find out.
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When it comes to your health, there is no better way to take control and create positive outcomes than by focusing on diet and lifestyle. There are five food groups health practitioners repeatedly recommend for their stellar nutritional performance. Be sure you (and your family) eat plenty of these foods to feel great today and reduce the risk for chronic disease tomorrow.
So, we're not questioning the safety of the actual television itself, although these days, TVs are so high-tech that one wonders if any of the features could be putting your health at risk. We're talking about viewing time and a recent study that suggests death - yes, death - may be the ultimate consequence of spending too much time in front of the boob tube.
These days, most people pop aspirin and other over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers without a second thought. But mounting evidence suggests there should be cause for concern. In a recent study, researchers found that aspirin, ibuprofen, etc,. use was associated with an increased risk of death or heart attack up to five times that of non-users.
We seldom think about our breath, even though it is fundamental to our very livelihood. After all, no breath, no life. But there is actually an art to proper breathing and it can have a major impact on our overall health.
Psoriasis is a skin disease that produces unsightly, scaly red blotches. While several drugs claim to be effective many people prefer to avoid the related side effects. Turns out, vitamin D might be the answer.