If you're looking for a cheap yet effective way to stay fit why not consider running? You don't need to invest in any equipment such as tennis racquets, golf clubs, free weights; you don't necessarily need a coach or a trainer to learn how to do it (although it might be better to actually consult with one before you embark on a new fitness regime); and you can run … [Read more...] about On Your Mark … Get Set … GO! (7 Tips for New Runners)
It's hard to stick to our diet and exercise regimen when we're on vacation—and honestly, we don't exactly want to. What fun is it to count carbs and miss out on the delicate flavors of a foreign cuisine? Or skip a museum tour to do laps on the park? Luckily, we can have fun and take a break from the grind while still being true (sort of) to our commitment to health. … [Read more...] about How to make healthy choices during your vacation (and still have fun!)
Not really, but there is a rare condition called Hyponatremia that occurs when your body has too little sodium. This would affect an endurance athlete who drinks too much water and thus cases cells to swell. Symptoms include headache, vomiting, and swelling of extremities. However this is not something the average Joe has to worry about. … [Read more...] about Can you drink too much water during exercise?
Whether you're training for a 10k or just enjoy playing tennis with your friends on weekends, you need to stay hydrated. But many are confused by how much to drink, or even what to drink. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) on staying hydrated when you exercise. … [Read more...] about FAQS on staying hydrated while you exercise
We all know how exercise can help control heart disease, improve bone health, and burn a couple of calories, but here's another reason to stick to your gym routine: exercise can also give you glowing skin! And we're not just talking about the flush you get after a workout. Here are some of the long-term effects of exercise on your skin health. … [Read more...] about Why exercise can make your skin look better