Smiling Away Pain During an Inoculation?

I have told many audiences that smiling is the quickest way to reduce stress. I use the example of sitting several cars back at a red light. You know that the stoplight at this intersection recycles quickly. If the first … 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

Fartleks Improve Health and Longevity

I used to jog for years, decades. I started jogging in earnest in the ‘70s – started running 5K (or equivalent) road races on weekends. In the ‘80s, I ran several days a week in New Orleans – a Wednesday … Continue reading

How Do Exercise and Sleep Extend Your Life?

Exercise and Longevity Exercise is believed to increase HGH the second most as compared to other modalities. Fasting is the number one way to increase HGH. There are several ways that exercise causes an increase in HGH levels. Different types … Continue reading

Cardiovascular Improvement by Running and Sprinting

The Basics:  What are the quick essentials to improving your cardiovascular health? Running builds endurance, but it doesn’t build your cardiovascular health as well as sprinting. Sprinting challenges your heart muscles to accelerate to full activity and then relax.  By … Continue reading