The Many Health Benefits of Whey Protein

If you’re not familiar, whey protein is the fraction of whey, which is a liquid that separates from milk during cheese production.  It is a complete, high-quality protein that contains all the essential amino acids.  It is highly digestible and absorbed quickly in comparison to other types of protein.  Whey protein is one of the… Read more »

Safely Exercising in Summer Heat

Summer is right around the corner.  It’s the perfect time to get outside and exercise.  There are so many more fun options including swimming, paddling, running, cycling and even gardening. But the summer heat can be dangerous if you’re not careful, particularly in areas with extreme heat and humidity. The biggest issue is usually dehydration and maintaining… Read more »

Warm Weather Weight Loss Without the Gym

Summer is just around the corner, and you might be trying to shed a few pounds to look and feel your best.  But now that the warm weather is here and the days are longer, you may be less likely to hit the gym.  All is not lost.  You can still achieve your weight loss… Read more »

Strengthen Your Brain with a New Sport

Learning a new sport could strengthen your brain in different ways than the familiar brain training exercises.  It is part of growing research on the impacts of motor learning on the brain. We all know that brain games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and even Wordle are good for the old thinker.  But very few of… Read more »

Spring into Action

Spring is here and longer daylight hours and better weather are leading you toward living a healthier lifestyle, including more exercise.  It’s time to spring into action! But how do you ensure that your fitness trend becomes a habit and not something that will fade with the next season?  Here are some tips to get… Read more »

Walk and Your Heart Will Thank You

Your heart is a muscle, and it gets stronger and healthier if you lead an active life. It’s never too late to start exercising, and you don’t have to be an athlete. There is something you can do that’s so easy – walk and your heart will thank you for it. According to a recent study, briskly… Read more »

Find the Wonder in Your Winter Workout

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  But it can be hard to maintain your momentum for your winter workout when the temperatures are chilly and the days are short. It’s much easier to curl up on the couch with a good book.  But you know that exercise is important for your health. By… Read more »

Exercises to Alleviate Joint Pain

If you avoid regular exercise due to joint pain, you could be doing more harm than good. Routine exercise can help ease joint pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Numerous studies have found that people who exercise regularly have improved daily function, decreased depression and fatigue, reduced pain, and improved… Read more »

Ten Ways to Turn Your Lunch Break into a Mini Workout

Getting creative and sneaking in a mini workout during your lunch break makes smart use of your time while giving you an energy boost. And when done right, you won’t even look like you broke a sweat. Most of these suggestions get you away from your desk while changing the definition of taking a lunch… Read more »

Exercise for the Aging

Staying active as you get older doesn’t need to be complicated.  But it is important to incorporate various types of exercise into your daily routine.  This will help reduce monotony thereby increasing your chances of sticking with it.  By changing things up, you will also increase the overall health benefits of the exercise.  There are… Read more »