One Stretch You Should Be Doing: The Chin Up Bar Stretch

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

What Is Anaerobic Exercise?

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

Squat Depth: How Deep Should You Squat?

Workout Of The Month: How Deep Should You Squat? It’s about that time again for the workout of the month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break More »

What Is The Best Type Of Bench Press

Incline vs decline vs flat bench press. Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to More »

Why I can’t Stand The Upright Barbell Row

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

Understanding V02 Max and Your Fitness Level

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

Running and Sudden Cardiac Death

  Is Long Distance Running Bad For Your Heart? Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, More »

 

One Stretch You Should Be Doing: The Chin Up Bar Stretch

chin up bar spine stretch

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the positive versus negative impact that it can have to you and your level of fitness. Some workout’s of the month breakdown how to do a common exercise, others feature a specific exercise, and some explain why you shouldn’t do an exercise. This month we take a look at a type of movement everyone should do: the chin up bar stretch and how relaxing it can be by stretching out the vertebrae.

Is Midnight Snacking Bad For Your Brain?

late night eating bad for brain

Are you having trouble remembering things from last night? It might be because of the late night snacking that you’ve been doing. Turns out, midnight snacking might cause your organs to shift their internal clock.

What You Should Know About Food Grade Beeswax

beeswax on fruit

Warning: This article may be coated with food grade beeswax. Have you ever been shopping and noticed that warning besides your apples or plums? Food grade beeswax is a common tactic used by food manufacturers to help enhance the look of fruit and prolong shelf life – but is food grade beeswax safe for us? Here’s all you need to know about food grade beeswax.

What Is The Difference Between EPA and DHA Omega-3?

difference between EPA and DHA fish oil

The other day I made a trip down to GNC to pick up some fish oil. I don’t know what it is about the employees at GNC but I must look like I don’t know squat about supplements or foods. Every time I go in all the GNC employees try to give me a lecture on whatever supplement it is that I’m looking for – this time it was about fish oil and the differences between EPA and DHA when it comes to Omega-3. Here are some things you should know about the differences between EPA and DHA so you know better the next time a GNC employee counters you in the corner.

Happy Valentines Day: Seven Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Your Heart

amazing facts about your heart

amazing facts about your heart

What To Expect When You’re Having A Heart Attack

what to expect when you have a heart attack

February is American Heart Month and despite all the information out there about health, fitness, and nutrition, heart disease is still the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. If you ever find yourself in an emergency room where a physician thinks you might be having a heart attack, it will like quite a chaotic time – as a nurse who works in an ER and a nurse who advocates for nutrition education – here are some things you should know and learn to expect when and if you ever have a heart attack.

Should The Government Force Measles Vaccinations?

measles

The measles vaccination debate heats up as President Obama and future Republican Presidential hopefuls end up making comments in regards to the current measles outbreak – should the government force measles vaccinations?

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