exercise is too much? Marathon running might be a place to draw the
What does soda do to
your body? Just for starters within 20 minutes, your blood sugar
spikes, and your liver responds to the resulting insulin burst by
turning massive amounts of sugar into fat.
Watch out for soy in your protein shake. Some are saying it's not good
for you, and might be putting estrogen into your body.
Press Tips - Videos with tips on increasing your bench as well as
the basic technique of benching.
digestive health with video commentary from Doctor Mercola.
Questions Answered - How long should you train and how often should
you do one muscle group.
Lalanne Dateline Interview at age 80
See the type of workout Jack did to stay super fit at age 80.
Antiperspirants May Be Unhealthy
Blueberries? You need to watch this video if you think
your getting healthy blueberry ingredients in your processed foods just
because it has blueberry on the name.
6 Ways to
Protect Yourself Against Alzheimer's and Dementia
Tae Bo Ultimate
Bootcamp Review Great fun workout for cardio and kicking
Sad news to report -
Dies at 96
Walmart vows to get
Best Way to Take
Supplements - A discussion on some do's and don'ts' in taking
Tae Bo DVDs a Fun Way to
Exercise - Tae Bo is a great way to work on balance, flexibility,
and burning off extra calories.
Risks Men's Sexual Health - according to Doctor Mercola the
Knees - new study in Britain finds that stretching lowers percentage
of knee pain in soldiers.
Training Hasn't Increased Your Vertical Jump, Yet!
Drugs vs Lifestyle
Changes - I was reading this interesting article from Dr. Mercola
about the use of drugs vs making healthy lifestyle changes. It's without
a doubt that common sense dictates if you can be healthier without pills
you should go that route first. It's like watching a Saturday Night Live
skit every time they show a new drug commercial. You know what I mean.
At the end they go through the huge list of side effects like:
headaches, nausea, bloating, vomiting, sleeplessness, acne, and in some
cases even death. I swear I've heard them say that before.
How to do a push up
Between Insulin to Sugar - Insulin actually is the body's
Builders Who Stay in Shape Into their 70's and Beyond See video of
body builders in their 70s and beyond working out. See one lady in her
70's push more weight than men in their 20's.
Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette" Yes, this was TV ad
in 1949. See it for yourself. Believe it or not.
Giving Antibiotics to Farm Animals Animals in factory farms
are given doses of antibiotics -- both to keep them alive in stressful,
unsanitary conditions, and to make them grow faster. The practice leads
to new strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, such as the
now-widespread form of staph (MRSA) known as ST398.
Oil Supplement Findings
Cold Remedies A
list of ways to fight a cold that are more natural and more affordable
than pricey, over-the-counter medicines.
Distilled Water During distillation, water is boiled and
evaporated away from its dissolved minerals, and then the vapor is
condensed and the resulting water droplets collected. Distilled water is
an active absorber, and when it makes contact with air, it quickly
absorbs carbon dioxide and becomes acidic.
Additives You Need to Avoid A top ten list of additives thought to
cause a number of issues ranging from just plain bad cholesterol levels
Heart attacks down, but procedures up!
Cities of 2010 What cities did Muscle Fitness magazine pick as the
top fitness spots. Give you a hint. Tennessee didn't have any in the
supplements to fight inflammation
D Battle - Recent government recommendations have increased the
daily recommended guidelines for vitamin D, but still some doctors argue
for higher daily intakes.
The Liquor Control Board of Washington state is contemplating a ban on
alcoholic energy drinks. Not long ago, nine college students in
Washington were hospitalized after drinking the beverages at a party.
sweeteners like Splenda healthy?
Holiday Foods like ginger, cranberries, and nutmeg
Steps To Fight
Inflammation Some quick tips on lowering pain and inflammation.
Healthy Blood Pressure
In North America 1 in 5 adults have hypertension. After age 65 the
number increases to 1 in every 2 with only half of these cases being
treated. In blood pressure there are two numbers. The higher number is
the systolic blood pressure which is the pressure in the arteries when
the heart muscle is contracting and pumping blood into the arteries. The
optimum level is around 120 mm or less. The second number is called
diastolic blood pressure which comes in at 80 mm or less. High numbers
indicate strong possibilities of disease.
How much water do we need in a
Also covers drinking water safety, and lots of fascinating facts about
water and health.
Osteoporosis facts and
prevention for women and men
To prevent osteoporosis weight lifting, resistance training, and getting
calcium and vitamin D is crucial.
Powder Good for high blood pressure?
Bruce Lee was like a superhero in real life with martial arts speeds
so fast they had to slow down the camera to show up on film, but he also
played one on the TV screen as well on the Green Hornet series as Kato.
Which Cooking Oil
Get to sleep for good
health article written by Doctor Mercola
Acid reflux causes
and solutions About half of us have it, but what causes it, and how
can we combat it?
Most People are
Wasting Their Time Working Out
Another great article by Doctor Mercola and his trainer.
Personally, I like to do the Peak 8 exercises mentioned in this article.
Surgery and Its Problems
This is a great article by Doctor Mercola about the issues surrounding
Fructose Corn Syrup to be changed to Corn Sugar
Reduces Risk of Diseases
Vitamin D influences more than 200 genes. This includes genes related to
cancer and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.
They say you need to drink sports drinks after a hard game in order to
replenish your electrolytes, but just what are electrolytes?
New Herb section comes with table with herb, its use and claims, and
possible risks associated with that particular herb.
Just a few important facts about fructose sugar and the dangers it may
present to you and your family.
Best Natural Way to Lose Weight
Stay away from High Fructose Corn Syrup and sugar in general. That is
the easiest most effective way to lose weight. I know for some that is
like asking you to quit smoking or drinking. I know it's hard. I quit
smoking a few years back so I'm familiar with addictions.
Eat your Spinach
It worked for Popeye it can make you stronger too. Spinach
contains beta-ecdysterone which can increase muscle size and
strength, and octacosanol, which promotes strength. Spinach also
is rich in the amino acid glutamine, which raises growth-hormone
levels and levels of protein-synthesis-boosting leucine in
muscle tissue, decreases muscle breakdown and helps your immune
system. Read more.
No Excuse on not
Getting in Shape
America is getting more obese every year. Even our children are
becoming dangerously obese, even though we are more self
conscious over our appearance.
Supplements Increase Risk of Heart Attack
Ordinary calcium supplements taken by the elderly to strengthen
bones may boost the risk of heart attacks, according to study.
Vitamin D Facts
Doctors are changing their minds about getting out in
the sun. Getting sun exposure a few minutes a day at
least 3 times a week can be very healthy. Vitamin D
deficiency is being linked to a host of diseases that
might be prevented with proper sun exposure,
supplements, or fortified meals.
Workouts and Comic Book Fitness Inspirations
This is a section we dedicating to comic book
superheroes. We'll look at how actors get into shape to
play them on the big and little screens, and analyze how
superheroes have shown it's possible to reach fitness
levels of heroic proportions.
Stress and Our
What does stress do to our bodies, and what can you do to combat
stress in your life.
Read it now.