Are Energy Bars Just Glorified Cookies?

are energy bars just cookies

While an energy bar may sound like a great pre-workout snack, many of them are nothing more than glorified cookies. Many of these bars can pack a staggering 300-plus calories, far more than the ones you’re probably about to burn off. When energy bars first appeared in grocery stores in the late 1980s, they were… Read more »

Take Our “Get Real” Walking Challenge

challenge to get real with walking

Are You Ready to “Get Real?” Summer’s here and we’re challenging you to “Get Real.” At Dr. Newton’s Naturals, our promise to you is that we provide the highest quality, “real” supplements so you can get “real” results. Now it’s your turn to make a promise to yourself. Take our “Get Real” Walking Challenge and… Read more »

Aging Athletes Need More Rest and Recovery

rest for aging athletes

One of the most important, yet overlooked aspects of any exercise or training program is the recovery phase, or time spent resting. In fact, most coaches and trainers would argue it’s just as or more important than the exercise itself. During this phase, physiologically your body is seizing the opportunity to repair itself to become… Read more »

Healthy Hydration

importance of staying hydrated this summer for overall health

Summer is all about the beach, pool, picnics and enjoying the great outdoors. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun and trying to beat the heat. When you’re packing your sunscreen, be sure to include a bottle of water. Here are five reasons you need to stay hydrated this summer: 1. Heart Health… Read more »

The Importance of Rest and Recovery

Rest and recovery is an important part of a post exercise routine

March Gladness is winding down. Our teams have gone head-to-head in an exciting match on our road to the Final Four. The results are now rolling in and it seems like a good time to talk about recovery. Recovery after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair and strength building. A muscle needs anywhere… Read more »

Six Steps to a Great Walking Workout

Walking Workout - 6 Steps Towards a Walking Workout Plan

You’re ready to get some exercise. Maybe you want to lose a few pounds. Maybe all that daily sitting is getting you down. Maybe you just want to get some fresh air, vitamin D and treat your body right. But where to begin? Walking is one of the easiest and most profitable forms of exercise…. Read more »

Seven Surprising Health Benefits of Walking

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Walking

We all know that the best way to lose weight and stay in shape is with exercise. But that “e” word can be so daunting. The gym is not for everyone and finding the time for a workout can be tough. But just one 30 minute walk per day can have an astonishing impact on… Read more »

Improve Your Heart Health One Step at a Time

High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Every journey begins with one single step, whether it’s climbing a mountain or improving your health to prevent heart disease.  Every year, roughly 715,000 Americans have a heart attack.  Roughly 600,000 people die from heart… Read more »

Exercise: Choice or Chore?

If you say chore (which many do), its time to energize and find what motivates you. Your heart can’t speak to tell you it’s “sick” and it’s the most important muscle you have. Don’t wait for something serious to occur to make it “real” for you. Regular physical activity is a powerful way to reduce… Read more »

The 3 R’s of Endurance Athletes: Recover, Rest, Regenerate

With the Stanley Cup on the line, many people have hockey on the mind.  Hockey players are tough, endurance athletes who push themselves to be the best they physically can be. How do they do it night, after night? Endurance athletes are a notoriously stubborn bunch, preferring to push forward with tough workouts day after… Read more »