Your Normal Body Weight May Do Little For Your Health, Unless You Get Moving

The following story really says it all. “For the first 37 years of my life, I had always been that girl,” wrote a woman named Danielle Braff, in a report. “It was — *humble brag time* — easy for me. No ice-cream, cake (yes, I have a sweet tooth), or lack of a vigorous workout could make me gain more than a pound or two, which always miraculously seemed to simply fall off when I wasn’t trying.”

The Prescription You Can Fill With Exercise

I recently came across a program started in Ohio called Walk with a Doc. It was founded by a cardiologist who invited his patients to go on a walk with him at a local park. The doctor did this, because he was not seeing the behavioral changes that he wanted to see in his patients in a clinical setting.

If Holiday Weight Gain Has You Counting the Days to January, This Will Help

Despite many reports to the contrary, the average American does not gain that much weight over the winter holidays.

How Fit Are You, Really? This Test Can Help You Find Out

We are quickly approaching the new year. So, many of us may be trying to schedule last-minute doctor’s appointments in order to get a routine physical, hoping we can enter 2019 with a clean bill of health.

Staying Mentally Sharp! Another Good Reason To Manage Your Blood Pressure After 60

I do my best to keep up with the latest research about high blood pressure (hypertension), because this illness has had such an awful impact on many of my family members and friends. So, understandably, the cardiovascular risks, such as heart attacks and strokes, are all very well known to me.

The Science of Building Strong Bones

Did you know that your entire skeleton is replaced about every 10 years? According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), what happens is that over the course of your life your body continues to both reabsorb old bone and create new bone.

Microsoft Co-Founder Dies From Lymphoma. Let’s Find Out How We Can Be Proactive

On October 15th, 2018, Microsoft co-founder, technologist, philanthropist, billionaire (which he became at 37-years-old) Paul Allen lost his battle to cancer at the age of 65. The type of cancer Allen fought was lymphoma - not really a cancer you hear about as often as other cancers like lung or breast.

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? Well, It Depends

The National Health Service (NHS) reports that some research has shown that stretching before exercise makes your muscles weaker and slower, even though you might feel more loosened up.

7 Simple Steps to Avoid Dementia

A recent study conducted by the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests that having a healthy heart could greatly diminish your chances of suffering from dementia later on in life. By protecting your heart, you’re actually protecting your mind as well.

You Won’t Want to Skip Breakfast Again After Reading This

According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nearly one quarter of individuals in the United States skip breakfast daily. This is probably not shocking to you, as you likely may be one of those individuals who skip what has been called “the most important meal of the day.”

The Health Routine That Makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg One Incredible Supreme Court Justice

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Ruth shows no signs of slowing down. RBG is a ruthless advocate for regular exercise and healthy eating, keeping her strong and focused.

Millionaire’s Secret to Losing Over 130 lbs - First Realize Your Real Source of Wealth is Health

It’s always inspiring to hear stories about young people who are self-made millionaires. But it’s even more inspiring to hear about young people who realize their health is their greatest wealth.

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