What to Eat before Exercise Nancy Cohen, a professor in the department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, recommends eating carbs (in moderation) before exercising. If you exercise for more than an hour, then Cohen recommends eating one to four grams of carbohydrates per every 2.2 pounds of […]

Eat Right Before, During, and After Exercise

New Study Linking Heart Health with Exercise According to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, exercise is the best way to protect your heart. Th study – conducted in the Netherlands, specifically Rotterdam – collected data from 5,344 individuals aged 55 to 97. Participants provided information on not only their […]

Not Exercising Is Just As Bad As Being Obese

The Sedentary Epidemic The evidence is out – sitting for too long can cause heart disease and diabetes. Even people who exercise are not exempt from sitting all day. “Sit less, move more” is the motto of the American Heart Association (AHA). AHA recommends exercising at least 30 minutes a day. […]

Sitting All Day Kills Your Heart

The mantra repeated every January – “new year, new me” – is once more being chanted. People want to better themselves by eating right, exercising more, and simply living a healthier lifestyle. Transforming one’s life though takes persistence, accountability, support, and motivation. It’s not easy, which is why app developers […]

The Best Health Apps to Help You Keep Your 2017 ...

Obesity in America The leading cause of death in America is heart disease. This is largely due to the obesity epidemic that is only getting worse. Since 1990, obesity rates are up 157%. Based on recent findings from America’s Health Rankings, the unhealthiest states are as follows: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, […]

New Exercise Initiative: Workout in Exchange for Free Food

As with every new year, people resolve to be more active, exercise regularly, or lose weight. Unfortunately, people tend to approach these health resolutions with unrealistic goals. For instance, working out at the gym everyday for an hour is not necessary. When it comes to exercising, health experts typically recommend 75-minutes of vigorous exercise to 150-minutes […]

A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way towards Prolonging Life ...