The difference between training for aesthetics and for health – Sydney Morning Herald

On July 21, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

When it comes to training and working out, your main motivation should be to improve your overall health, not your looks. Exercising for looks is difficult becasue there are more demands and it’s not really sustainable. You’ll always be sore because you’ll most likely overwork your body until you get into the shape that you’re […]

 

The Enduring Benefits of Exercise – Being Patient

On July 19, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Regular exercise, coupled with good sleep and healthy living, is one of the ways to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. These choices play a critical role, although genetics are still a primary determinant of likelihood of dementia development. Research suggests that people with regular exercise regime decrease the likelihood of dementia up to 50%. […]

 

Improve active quality of life with these basics – Shawnee News Star

On July 17, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

You can change your health and fitness levels little by little by changing your habits and your lifestyle. When you stop moving that is when health problems can start to pop up. heart disease and other various health conditions will be brought in. It’s important to remain active, and to eat healthy, and to stay […]

 

10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults

On July 15, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Eating healthy is tough to do even if we have every intention to keep ourselves healthy. Starting with small changes can be ideal for getting there one step at a time. Eating a good variety of foods allows us to get the nutrients we need. Eating breakfast helps us not indulge in our hunger later […]

 

Don’t Take Good Health for Granted – Sickle Cell Anemia News

On July 13, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Living with Sickle Cell Anemia or any chronic illness gives you perspective that you might not otherwise have. When you are born with it, you grow up learning to manage it. You may think “Why me”, but know that it is never fair. As you get older though you learn how to live with it […]

 

Life after lockdown: Your post-lockdown health checklist – Gaston Gazette

On July 11, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

As restrictions ease, it is still best to be mindful of your limitations if you are in high risk categories or have limitations regarding your age. It is time to consider your health needs and schedule anything you have been putting off. You also need to realize your risk. Is your area still considered a […]

 

Exploding the Myths About Aging – Psychology Today

On July 7, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Aging does not have to be a thing of dread, the notion that the older generation are not living life to its fullest is a misconception. Depending on lifestyle choices, many seniors are living productive lives. In fact mental conditions such as depression decline as you age. With the advancement in the medical field life […]

 

Health experts: Pandemic changes health care outlook – Wooster Daily Record

On July 5, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

There will never again be a pre-pandemic world. Many experts agree that from now on we will always be prepared and plan for the next pandemic. Many feel that pandemics are just part of life now. Many good things such as contract tracing has developed and is here to stay now. One of the more […]

 

How to live longer – the best drinks to prevent an early death and avoid heart disease – Express

On July 3, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Prevention is key to living longer. A healthy diet exercise program is one element to that as is drinking the correct beverages. Tea and Coffee have both been promoted as having the benefits of preventing an early death. They both have been noted to protect against earlier deaths but protecting against chronic diseases. Green tea […]

 

Benefits of Physical Activity

On July 1, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Many people underestimate the value of basic physical activity. Regular physical activity effects just about every part of your body in an amazing way. One of the biggest side effects of physical activity is an increase in brain power. Studies have shown that activity can reduce depression, increase better sleep and cut down on anxiety. […]