Healthy Living & Wellness

Core Leg Exercises Core Exercises Pain Health
- In today's fast-paced world, many of us spend a significant amount of time sitting on our daily commute to work, says Luis Ribeiro , consultant physiotherapist at Club Health . "This prolonged sitting can lead to various health issues, including ... [Read More]

Music Lessons Music Lessons Goals Practice Term
- The quality of your music lessons depends much on the credentials of your music teacher. It also depends on how well you are prepared to take up the lessons. Students of any age can get benefits from music lessons. Here is a list of tips that can ... [Read More]

Gut Heart Walnuts Health Disease Study
- Walnuts for heart health: Effect on the gut may be key While scientists know that certain foods improve heart health , there are many questions remaining, such as how this happens, and what other foods exist that may lower cardiovascular risk. ... [Read More]

Protein Rice Brown Rice Powder Brown Rice Protein Pea
- It's nutritious, offers fiber, antioxidants and protein, and is good for food sensitivities "Protein" probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of brown rice. Most people think of brown rice as a carb (although a healthy ... [Read More]

Legs Blood Deg Temperature People Pelvis
- Are you sitting comfortably? Just pause for a moment and without adjusting, notice your posture. What are your legs doing? Are they crossed? And are you a right or left crosser? Some 62 percent of people cross right over left, 26 percent go the other way, and 12 percent have no preference. There are typically two ways to sit in a chair and cross your legs, one is at the knee and the other is at the ankle. But as comfy as it may be to sit with your legs crossed, is it bad for your health and posture? Let's take a look at the evidence. For a start, research shows that sitting cross-legged can ... [Read More]

Protein Cup Grams Beans Plant Plant Based
- Your body needs a steady supply of protein in order to perform functions like building muscles and producing hormones and neurotransmitters. If you're following a healthy diet that includes both animal and plant-based sources of protein, hitting ... [Read More]

Diet Cancer Mediterranean Diet Alkaline Foods American Institute
- What we eat on a daily basis can be very personal — we all eat (or avoid) certain foods for different reasons. But for the most part, we all share one common piece of knowledge: Keep reading for a look into a few diets that are believed to ... [Read More]

Yoga Iana Edwards Brandt Passalacqua Hot Yoga Benefits Teacher
- Hot yoga is practiced in a room that's heated to about 105 degrees with 40% humidity, says hot yoga teacher Iana Edwards . Whether you do vinyasa or Bikram style, she says it'll feel like you're performing asanas in a steamy sauna. Here are all the ... [Read More]


Yoga Students Class Gentle Yoga Class Classes Vidya School
- So, you have been asked to be a bit gentle, while teaching yoga. That is a good thing, as gentle yoga can have a lot of therapeutic benefits. Many students, especially elders look for such yoga classes. Now, if you have done the 200 hour yoga ... [Read More]

Pushup Reps Day Floor Position Form
- IT'S EASY TO FEEL competitive in the gym. It's also only natural to compare how much you're able to lift with the guy training next to you. Such friendly rivalry is one of the things that can inspire us to reach for heavier dumbbells, add more plates to the bar, or set the pin farther down the weight stack. But that's not always helpful when you compare yourself with someone who is much bigger than you. There's a training metric that can be even more important than how much weight you can lift regardless of your size (i.e., your "absolute strength"): how much you can handle in relation to ... [Read More]

Case Mind Plank Core Push Sequence
- It's simple—but so challenging You head to your favorite yoga teachers' classes for a reason. There's something that keeps you going back again and again, whether it's their cues, sequences, or ability to make you laugh during even the ... [Read More]

Squats Front Squats Core Hamlin Body Weight
- Both lower-body moves are worth adding to your routine. When you think of and , squats are likely top of mind. They deserve that spot because they work your , hamstrings, , hip flexors, , back, and core (hello, strong abs!). Front squats and back ... [Read More]

Workout Muscle Reps Supersets Exercises Chest
- Dwayne Johnson shared a clip of his upper body workout on Instagram, challenging fans to try it.  The routine includes supersets, exercises performed back-to-back to amp up the intensity in less time. The Rock also uses a pause at the end of ... [Read More]


Frailty Nuts Study Nut Women Consumption
- Frailty is an accompaniment of aging, being defined as " an increasing vulnerability to stressful events because of the depletion in functional reserves ." Older adults living in the community at large are often frail, with a prevalence of over 10% ... [Read More]

Fish Harvard Medical School Health Bivalves Golden United States
- Small fish and bivalves offer often-overlooked nutritional and environmental value. Many health-conscious consumers have already cut back on hamburgers, steaks, and deli meats, often by swapping in poultry or seafood. Those protein sources are better than beef, and not just because they're linked to a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Chicken and fish are also better for the environment, as their production uses less land and other resources and generates fewer greenhouse gas emissions. And choosing seafood that's lower on the food chain — namely, small fish such as ... [Read More]

Foods Ultra Processed Foods Group Food Ingredients People
- Colorful breakfast cereal with milk fills spoon in foreground with cereal in glass bowl on pink background in out-of-focus background You've likely heard health experts say that eating whole foods and skipping processed foods is a key to optimal health. A December 2022 study , for example, presented a pretty scary statistic linking ultra-processed foods to cognitive decline, saying that people who ate more than 20% of their daily calories from processed foods had a 28% faster decline in global cognition and a 25% faster decline in executive functioning, compared with people who ate less than ... [Read More]


Prebiotics Health Gut Foods Food Valerie Agyeman
- Here's how to keep the good bacteria in your gut thriving. By Valerie Agyeman, R.D. Sveta // Foods that deliver prebiotics are just as important as food that contain probiotics . So why aren't we talking about them more? Prebiotics are non-digestible carbohydrates that feed the good bacteria in the gut. Basically, prebiotics help probiotics flourish, so eating more of them is a great strategy — especially to reap the many health benefits, like improving your digestive health, supporting immunity and fighting off various diseases. In fact, research suggests that a diet high in ... [Read More]

Nuts Risk Disease Heart Arnesen Cholesterol
- TUESDAY, March 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- One way to reduce the risk of heart disease: Eat more nuts and seeds, according to a new review of 60 studies. Scandinavian researchers found that eating nuts could reduce the risk of a heart attack. "If you eat a handful of nuts every day, that is around 30 grams, you will have a 20% to 25% lower risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. In comparison, adults in the Nordic countries only eat on average around 4 grams of nuts a day. Many do not eat nuts or seeds at all," said study co-author Erik Arnesen , research fellow at the University of ... [Read More]

Machine Smith Row Bar Smith Machine Row Fitness
- The Smith machine row is a popular exercise in weightlifting that is used to target the muscles of the back, shoulders, and arms. It is a compound movement that engages multiple muscle groups and is an effective way to build strength and improve posture. The Smith machine itself is a piece of equipment that is found in most commercial gyms, and it is a popular choice for weightlifters due to its versatility and stability. In this article, we will take a closer look at the Smith machine row exercise, including its benefits, how to perform it correctly, and variations that can be used to ... [Read More]

Diet Heart Mediterranean Diet Women Risk Disease
- Why the Mediterranean Diet May Be Especially Beneficial for Women's Heart Health Women who follow a Mediterranean diet are less likely to experience events like heart attacks or strokes or to die prematurely, a new study finds. Doctors have long recommended a Mediterranean diet as part of a heart-healthy lifestyle. Now, a new study offers fresh evidence that eating this way can help women in particular to lower their risk of developing cardiovascular disease or dying young. For the analysis, researchers extracted data on more than 720,000 female participants in 16 previously published ... [Read More]