Health & Fitness News
|The following are some great
fitness and wellness news from the
American Council On Exercise - the Internet's leading source
of information and resources on fitness, health
and well-being. Regardless whether you're a beginner fitness enthusiast or
an experienced fitness professional, there's always something to learn from
the latest fitness discoveries from around the world.
increasing muscle mass is one of
your goals, then think twice before
you go out for a night of heavy
drinking. Consuming alcohol in large
quantities has a direct effect on
your metabolism, causing ...
you finding it difficult to get out
of bed in the morning for your daily
walk? Are you making up excuses to
skip the gym on the way home? Even
the most dedicated exercisers
occasionally get bore...
benefits of exercise are
well-researched and well-documented.
Unfortunately, thatís not always the
case with advertising claims for
exercise equipment. Some advertisers
summertime and you head out for a
run. Before you even finish the
first mile, your body feels as
though it might ignite from the
heat. Itís not your imagination.
Fifteen minutes int...
most of us think of ways to improve
our health and lower our risk for
disease, activities like aerobic
exercise and resistance training
come to mind. But thatís really only
part of the stor...
of the same old workout? Looking for
a level of fitness that your current
exercise routine canít offer? Are
you experiencing nagging injuries
that just donít seem to heal?...
notice your neighborís well-kept
yard? The details are hard to miss:
grass that never strays taller than
two inches, bright flowers that go
unthreatened by overzealous weeds,
Talking to committed exercisers
about the benefits of physical
activity is like introducing a
dedicated shopper to the joys of an
anniversary sale at Nordstromô.
After all, those who exercise ...
workplace can be a nutritional
battlefield with doughnuts in the
break room, co-workersí candy bowls,
and afternoon birthday cake. More
organizations are coming up with
strategies ó li...
have trouble exercising at noon or
after work, even though youíre truly
committed to exercise and itís the
only time you have to work out? Do
you feel so exhausted that you just
would you like to feel more
energized at work ó to sharpen your
brain and enhance your ability to
concentrate, learn, and think
creatively? Not only would you feel
better physically, but y...
biggest concern for exercising in
the cold is hypothermia, or too much
heat loss. When you exercise in a
cold environment you must consider
one primary factor: How much heat
will your body lose ...
of us hear the word fiber and
automatically think of bland, chalky
and all-around unappetizing foods.
Fortunately, with the advancements
in food science and technology, this
is no longer the cas...
the rising popularity of triathlon
racing and the dozens of new sprint
races popping up nationwide every
year, it is exciting to see so many
newcomers giving this swim-bike-run
sport a tri. Equi...