The gut is a hot topic these days as the light of scientific knowledge penetrates all of the secrets coiled within the 28 feet of human intestines. Recent research conducted by the University of Illinois sheds light on the role of exercise in gut health, and their findings may astonish you.
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In a new study conducted by a team of researchers from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Colorado School of Medicine it was found that the progression of Parkinson’s Disease can be slowed by several days of intense exercise a week in early cases. Geoffrey Rogers was one participant grateful to experience the benefits.
In my years working as a rehabilitation therapist, the standard treatment for acute musculoskeletal injuries was RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Without fail, we recommended this protocol to reduce inflammation and pain. Inflammation, we were taught, increases pain and delays healing. But a new school of thought may be turning the RICE protocol on its head.
Can’t fit in an hour a day, or even 3 times a week at a gym? You don’t need to. No worries. There are many ways to get in the exercise you need to stay or get fit in short spurts throughout the day.
Sometimes it's amazing how much you benefit from little things like essential oil bath salts. Taking a nice soak in a hot bath is one of these things. Soaking in hot water is more powerful than one might think.
Walking is the most popular and common form of exercise, yet walking for exercise isn’t always fun. In fact, like drinking water, it can be boring. When exercise isn’t enjoyable, you’re less likely to be motivated, and if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain it, that can be a real bummer.
How would you feel if your doctor wrote a prescription for exercise instead of handing you one for medication? You might be surprised to learn that's exactly what more physicians are doing and there is good reason your doctor's thinking may be changing.
There is one type of exercise that is touted to help you with weight loss. The exercise is HIIT or high intensity intermittent training that has become popular, but probably is misunderstood when it comes losing weight.
Do you know how much exercise you need to have a healthy heart? Here is what health experts found when posing that question to a little over one-thousand adults.
Here's why orange juice before your morning run may be beneficial.
If you hate going to the gym and are looking for fun, weird or wacky ways get some exercise, consider these ten activities. You might even find exercising can be enjoyable. The good news is anyone can find a way to exercise, regardless of busy lifestyle.
If you can't afford a gym or don't want to start yet another boring diet then you'll love this article, which features the seven best ways to burn fat at home with exercise. They're developed by Los Angeles–based celeb trainer Ramona Braganza, who has helped shape the amazing bodies of stars like Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, and Anne Hathaway, and Ramona told Health magazine writer Su Reid-St. John that any one of the exercises below will boost your metabolism for an entire day!