This is part three on our series that has been covering aging and the the role it plays in fitness and health. Adolescence is a period marked by rapid growth and high levels of hormones – helping to set up the framework for an athlete in their young twenties before the body starts to decline in the mid to late twenties. For part three on our series on aging and fitness and health, we’ll be covering how the body responds to age related changes when it comes to fitness in your thirties, forties, and fifties so you can make the best of your workout.
Hot yoga, treadmill desks, mercury containing flu shots, working out until you’re dead, and more – 2015 is here and while many people are focused on new things that they can do right, here are five health and fitness trends that need to go away in 2015.
We are in the middle of the 2014-2015 influenza season and while the 2014-2015 flu vaccine effectiveness is turning out to be quite a bust, the CDC is still recommending you have your flu shot. Here’s why the current flu shot just isn’t working and some things you can do to keep from getting the flu.
This story is from a fellow fitness enthusiast, Mike. Mike has written for us in the past (Do You Workout Too Much?). but today comes to us to share his thoughts on stress – everyone has it. Some reader stories contain general advice about health and personal development. Others can be examples of how a YLB reader achieved success or failure. Want to submit your own reader story? You can do so here
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. This month we’re taking a look at a recent debate on the issue of static stretching – how long should you hold a stretch for and does static stretching have a negative impact on your athletic performance?
I hope everyone is enjoying their holidays and is having a great end to 2014. Elizabeth McGaw from Paleo On A Budget recently released her second book, Paleo Meal Planning On A Budget. Today is the last day to enter the free giveaway to receive a copy of her book!!