Here’s a potential benefit to add to the long list of reasons for why we should always stay active: exercise could increase the number of neurons in the brain. Scientists in Finland report that when groups of rats were given strict exercise regimes, some of them developed new brain cells at a more rapid rate … Read more This Exercise Routine Could Intensify the Growth and Development of New Brain Cells
It can certainly be a challenge to stay on track with your fitness program when traveling. Hotel gyms rarely offer the wide variety of equipment your hometown gym has, making it even more difficult to maintain your fitness program. Add in the stress of work meetings (if the trip is for work) and the additional … Read more Out-and-About: Quick Travel Workout
Bananas contain fiber and resistant starch, which support weight loss. Theyre also a nutritious, low-energy-density food, which is good for dropping pounds. And they don’t live up to their once bad reputation of being a diet-wrecking fruit to avoid. But whether theyre good for weight loss comes down to calories. You should set your daily … Read more Are Bananas Good for Weight Loss?
Yoga stretching is a more targeted and exact approach to stretching, because it emphasizes both the breathing and the positioning of the body. With emphasis on breathing, it’s possible to focus directly on the body part being stretched and then to be able to “breathe into” the stretch, in order to stretch more deeply. By … Read more How Yoga Stretching Compliments Strength Training