Nearly 60% of American children lack healthy cardiorespiratory fitness – Science Daily

On August 21, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

The American Heart Association has a new study which claims that 60% of American children are not getting enough quality cardio-respiratory fitness. By engaging in more short high intensity training such as sprinting children can meet these requirements. Currently we are having a hard time motivating kids to do this. We are hoping that exercise […]

 

How muscle helps to build a healthy immune system – Sydney Morning Herald

On August 19, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

During the pandemic, many people altered their routines and switched to modified daily schedules requiring significant changes. One of the things that is often sacrificed is exercising and physical fitness. That is a mistake, because muscular mass actually helps boost our immunity. Healthy muscles mean that you have amino acids which help our body react […]

 

How Positive Thinking Builds Skills, Boosts Health, and Improves Work

On August 17, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Positive thinking is a term that sounds beneficial, but at the same time it may be perceived as without substance and easily dismissed. New research shows that the term is more than just having positive attitude. Positivity in our thoughts can create value and help you build personal skills much more durable than just a […]

 

Like a fine wine: The challenges of aging and how to stay healthy in your golden years – manilastandard.net

On August 15, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Aging comes with its perks and downsides. Degeneration comes with growing old, and one starts to experience some conditions like forgetfulness, irritability, hypertension, blurred vision among other things. These health issues that come with aging are inevitable, however, they can be delayed from progressing rapidly. The essentials for staying healthy are: proper nutrition, healthy eating […]

 

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway Your Decision Making

On August 13, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Whether we consider ourselves rational or irrational, one thing remains the same – mental errors are made by all of us. Researched believed, for a long time, that on average humans made rational and logical decisions, but in recent times patterns of mental errors have been defined. Dozens of mental mistakes have been identified, but […]

 

Burnout, A Silent Crisis In Global Health – Forbes

On August 11, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

With everything going on globally right now with this pandemic, we are in a health crisis. It’s hard for people in various professions to keep going with the way things are. It can be risky for people who work with the public to keep healthy, and wait until there is a solution for the pandemic […]

 

How to Stop Binge Eating: The 7 Steps You Need to Follow

On August 9, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Binge eating can happen to anyone and it sneaks up on us. Food like pizza is delicious and tempting to binge eat. A main reason many people start to binge eat is because they go on an overly restrictive diet. Then, when it comes time to reward themselves, they way overdo it. If dieting, try […]

 

How to Get Fit While Watching TV

On August 7, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Recent research from some Australia health experts revealed that individuals who sit to watch TV after the age of 22 are at the risk of a shortened lifespan, even if not by much. Also, over the years, researchers have shown that there is a relationship between obesity and hours spent watching TV. To avoid the […]

 

Here’s why you’re always hungry. (Hint: It’s got absolutely nothing to do with calories).

On August 5, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Negative dietary displacement is when people skip out on foods that are nutritious so they can try to budget for foods that are unhealthy. This type of eating tends to end in being hungry more often and having low energy levels. Eating healthy with positive dietary displacement leads to a lot great benefits like high […]

 

The science of binge drinking: 7 Tips to get wasted without wasting your gains

On August 3, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

A lot of us know that alcohol has a negative effect on our fitness. A lot of us still don’t want to give up alcohol. There are few things we can do to keep drinking while minimizing the negative effects that alcohol has on our system. Our first tip is to drink on days where […]