The Kind of Sitting We Need to Stand Up About!

Think about it. Our daily lives are practically “designed” to sit the majority of the day. Working, scrolling social media, watching television, playing video games, eating, driving and reading are all activities that often involve prolonged periods of sitting.

Joy Stephenson-Laws of Proactive Health Labs On The 5 Things You Need To Do To Achieve a Healthy Body Weight, And Keep It Permanently

As a part of our series on “5 Things You Need To Do To Achieve A Healthy Body Weight And Keep It Permanently” we had the pleasure of interviewing Joy Stephenson-Laws, founder and executive director of Proactive Heath Labs.

Young Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest After Intense Workout. We Must Be Proactive

It’s Men’s Health Month, so it’s a great time to encourage the men in your life to take care of their bodies by eating right and participating in relevant physical activity. It is important to remember, however, that too much of a good thing can be bad. I recently came across a story about a young man that reminded me of this.

Dick Van Dyke, 96, Works Out. Age Is No Excuse!

Recently, 96-year-old (or perhaps I should say 96-year-young) actor and overall entertainer Dick Van Dyke was seen working out at a gym in Malibu, California.

Make Stretching a Part Of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended.

Running a Marathon? Be Proactive!

Recently, a 46-year-old woman named Trisha Paddock died after participating in a marathon. According to one news report, the mother of three collapsed at the finish line of a Los Angeles charity half-marathon for The Asian American Drug Abuse Program.

Coenzyme Q10. The Holy Grail Of Anti-Aging

Perhaps we would approach aging differently if we were educated and armed with the education and tools necessary to age as healthily as possible.

Don't Let Your “Built Environment” Determine Your Health

In my opinion, many people underestimate the power of walking when it comes to overall health benefits. Maybe it’s because we tend to associate a good, effective workout with a lot of sweat and a rapidly beating heart.

Still Checking Your Emails After Dinner? Doing So Can Put Your Health At Risk!

If the line between “work time” and “personal time” was getting blurry before the pandemic, it’s now safe to say that for many people that line has now disappeared. This is not very surprising given that 71 percent of us are now working from home (WFH) and more than half want to continue doing so after employers fully open their offices.

Want to Reduce Body Fat? Try Resistance Training!

While aerobic exercise may indeed burn off more calories per workout, the real secret to reducing your body fat over the long term is resistance training.

Always Fatigued? Your Diet and Lifestyle May Be to Blame!

We all get tired feel drowsy at times. These feelings are normal parts of our innate daily circadian rhythm. We know when we need to rest and when it’s time to get some shuteye, whether it’s a good night’s sleep or a nap, after which most of us feel refreshed and ready to go. But for people suffering with fatigue, feeling sluggish, lethargic, weary and tired throughout the day for no apparent reason – even after sleep – is the norm.

A Year Of Aerobic Exercise May Keep Alzheimer’s At Bay

So many people have been affected by Alzheimers disease! A few of the famous ones include Charles Bronson, Sean Connery, Peter Falk, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan, Rosa Parks and Rita Hayworth. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia.

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