Health > Fitness

Stretching

Posted on Mar 10, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

Benefits of stretching include: Stretching increases flexibility. Flexible muscles can improve your daily performance. Tasks such as lifting ...

Back Pain and Lifting Objects

Posted on Feb 5, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

To prevent back pain, it is very important to learn to lift and bend objects properly. Follow these ...

Exercise and Back Pain

Posted on Feb 2, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

Exercise is important for preventing future back pain. Through exercise you can: Improve your posture Strengthen your back ...

Exercise for Your Blood Type

Posted on Nov 20, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

We recently sent out a tip on Blood Type and Stress, here is some info that Dr D’Adamo ...

Is That Cooldrink Worth it?

Posted on Nov 9, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

It takes 2 hours of walking to burn off the sugar intake of 1 can of carbonated cooldrink!! ...

Exercise to Avoid Diabetes

Posted on Oct 26, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A study has found that people, eighteen to 30 years old, with low aerobic fitness levels are two ...

Will You Lose More Weight Exercising on an Empty Stomach?

Posted on Oct 12, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

When you wake up in the morning after not having eaten for up to 10 hours, your blood ...

Can Muscle Turn to Fat?

Posted on Oct 8, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Muscle does not turn to fat if you stop exercising. If you stop or reduce your exercise, you ...

Quick Test for Your Ankles

Posted on Sep 18, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Stand on one leg, with your eyes closed. If you cannot balance for 1 minute, it indicates that ...

Skateboarding

Posted on Jul 28, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has warned that skateboarding can be physically demanding and ...

Sitting at Work

Posted on Jul 22, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Sitting at work all day causes a lot of back problems. Try to stand and stretch every 15 ...

Why Taking the Stairs Decreases Risk of Premature Death by 15%

Posted on Jul 1, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

I’ve mentioned before that my attitude towards exercise hovers somewhere in the “necessary evil” category. I don’t even ...

Chocolate Milk After Exercise

Posted on Jun 9, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

For the 2 hour recovery period after strenuous exercise it is important for active people at all fitness ...

Achilles Tendonitis

Posted on Jun 8, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The Achilles tendon connects to the heel and is an especially weak spot for runners, walkers, in-line skaters, ...

Oral Contraceptives and Muscle

Posted on May 22, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A recent study has found that oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women. Those women that ...

Energy Drinks and Performance

Posted on May 11, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

In the latest issue of The Journal of Physiology, it is shown that sugary drinks can significantly improve ...

Exercise Cold Feet?

Posted on May 7, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

When the weather is cold, you may be tempted to skip the morning workout. DON’T – cooler temperatures ...

The Exercise That Could Reduce Your Risk of Deadly Falls

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Even if you’ve got a completely clean bill of health… Even if you’re unmarred by family history of ...

Metabolism and Menstrual Cycle

Posted on Feb 18, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Your basal metabolic rate is 8-16% higher in the second half of your menstual cycle – so this ...

Choose the Right Bra for Damage Control

Posted on Jan 20, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Research has been released indicating that women can damage their breasts by wearing the wrong bras, either due ...

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