Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

A guide to the three kinds of

A guide to the three kinds of movement your body needs every week

Making physical activity a priority has never been more important for our health in this fast-paced society when sitting all day is the standard. While walking has traditionally been regarded as a basic and accessible form of exercise, there is much more to achieving peak health than simply Read More...

These are the best exercises f

These are the best exercises for preventing injuries and maximizing lifespan

Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, as it contributes to general well-being and lifespan. However, the possibility of exercise-related injuries is frequently disregarded until it becomes a significant issue. Understanding the relationship between exercise and Read More...

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This magnetic 'workout mat' for cell health may revolutionize muscle growth

Picture a 'workout mat' built just for cells, a cutting-edge technology that mimics the mechanical pressures our muscles experience during exercise while inflicting no harm. MIT researchers made this ground-breaking notion a reality, providing hope and new potential for a variety of muscular Read More...

Zumba: The workout that turns

Zumba: The workout that turns fitness haters into dance floor enthusiasts

One faithful day in Colombia in the 1990s, a fitness instructor realized he forgot his usual workout playlist and sparked a spontaneous dance session to loud Latin beats instead. This serendipitous move transformed his exercise class into an exhilarating dance party. With that, zumba was born, Read More...

Morning or afternoon workouts?

Morning or afternoon workouts? Find the best time to break a sweat

Attention fitness enthusiasts! Are you a morning person or a night owl? Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, finding the perfect exercise time can be tricky. But don't worry, we've got the lowdown on the pros and cons of working out at different times of the day. Rise and shine: Working Read More...

Pickleball for all

The health benefits of pickleball, America’s fastest-growing sport

By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in America for the second year in a row.  Said to have been named for the creators’ family dog, pickleball is like the youngest sibling of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It’s played with a paddle and a Read More...

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4 habits to form for a long life according to a Blue Zone expert

Longevity in life is something we hope for, but without forming healthy habits now, our chances of living well into our triple digits are unlikely. Longevity expert and National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner studied the day-to-day lives of those who live in Blue Zones (regions in the world where Read More...

Resistance training fights mus

Resistance training fights muscle loss. Here are 3 ways to do more of it

We've know for a while that resistance training is key to longevity and health.  In a recent study, researchers found that resistance training was effective in building lean muscle mass and slowing muscle loss in both aging women and men. The study, which came from the University of New South Read More...

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These four small habits reduce the risk of stroke

Our small daily actions all contribute to our long-term health, especially when it comes to strokes. 80 percent of strokes are preventable, so lifestyle choices that reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels can go a long way in reducing your risk. With that in mind, here are four small things Read More...

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Transform your health with these 9 powerful habits

You are your best investment — and your habits are the key to how well you thrive in life. For a balanced lifestyle that works with your body’s natural biorhythms, consider implementing these nine powerful habits into your life. Eat an earlier, lighter dinner A big meal hours before Read More...