What Effect Does Exercise Have on Aging?

There are many types of exercise. All help our health in one way or another. What kinds of exercise help us age more gracefully? Human growth hormone (HGH) is a controller of our aging process. The higher levels of HGH … Continue reading

Do Face Masks Degrade Your Workout in the Gym?

Have you ever wondered if wearing a face mask would impede your workout at the gym or even a long-distance run? It seems logical that slowing down the flow of air into and out of your lungs would leave you … Continue reading

Two things to slow down the aging process and enjoy life

There is a great life lesson learned in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s play, Mephistopheles. The devil told Faust to seek a life of moderation, stop being lazy, exercise regularly and avoid unhealthy foods. Not bad advice for the Middle Ages. … Continue reading

Want a Fountain of Youth?

We actually own the fountain of youth. It is not a physical fountain. The fountain of youth for all of us involves making the right decisions to counter the effects of aging. Aging causes our bodies to produce less human … Continue reading

Is SEX Really the Best Exercise?

A headline caught my attention this morning. “657 reasons why sex is the best exercise.” Naturally, it caught my attention. There are 657 muscles in the human body and sex uses each one of them. It takes 38 muscles to … Continue reading

What is Your Answer to Balance in Your Life?

I routinely talk and write about balanced nutrition for good health. I was thinking about fitness and wellness yesterday. I don’t think there is a collective ‘balance’ term that encompasses both fitness and wellness. Fitness usually refers to the ability … Continue reading

Is Exercise a Fountain of Youth?

We actually own the fountain of youth. It is not a physical fountain. The fountain of youth for all of us involves making the right decisions to counter the effects of aging. Aging causes our bodies to produce less human … Continue reading

A Better Lifestyle – Part Three of Four

500 Word Project – Day 296 9:37 p.m.             23OCT14 A Better Lifestyle – Part Three of Four Exercise is the third part of a four-part lifestyle. This writing today will not tell you how to exercise – how many reps … Continue reading

Weight Loss – How Alcohol Impairs Your Ability to Lose Weight

The Basics:  Many of us like to have an occasional beer or glass of wine – but, is it wise when you are trying to lose weight.  Here is the overview you need to know. Alcohol shuts down your metabolism … Continue reading