Golf is a sport which seemingly can be played by any relatively healthy person. Is it possible it might also be the way for older people to maintain good health – or even improve it late in life?
The Trap Bar has both fans and detractors. Are Trap Bar Deadlifts really deadlifts? Does it really matter? Is the “T-Bar” a useful fitness tool or better off sold for scrap?
Music holds a near-sacred place in the fitness world. Many exercisers swear that their music makes the difference in whether they finish a workout and the effectiveness of that workout. Some exercise programs are even built around specific types of music or rhythm structures. But does music really have benefits to exercisers?
Depression was first recognized in Mesopotamia in the 2nd millennium B.C. It seems as if it has been variably misdiagnosed ill-recognized ever since. Even in the modern era, treatment is often hit-and-miss. However, depression patients may be gaining some powerful new allies in the quest to understand and quiet this often disabling disorder.
Is there something about which women are universally unhappy? We might jokingly say it’s their spouses (cue Jack Benny,) but according to new science, there actually seems to be one thing uniting a large percentage of women in dissatisfaction and unhappiness.
Cardiorespiratory exercise has many benefits. Those benefits extend to the brain as well as the heart and metabolism. A new study published in a special edition of the journal Brain Plasticity details some specific ways in which these “brain benefits” work and how they might especially help those at risk for neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s Disease.
Children need adequate sleep in order to grow and develop physically. But is a lack of sleep causing mental health problems, including depression and behavior issues?
Can riding your bike to work really improve your chances of living forever? Researchers in New Zealand have asked that question, or something like it.
Feedback is important to the training process. But can it impact the development of an athlete’s brain? Join me as we explore how coaches might be doing their athletes brains some good – or not!
When it comes to weight loss diets and exercise, science seems confused. Should you exercise when trying to lose weight on a reduced-calorie diet? How intensely? Skip the exercise entirely? Should you focus on output (how many calories you burn) instead of restricting calories? Should you bag the whole idea and go get a pizza?… Continue reading How To Defend Against Overeating