Yoga Instead Of Hormone Therapy For Insomnia During Menopause

Yoga Instead Of Hormone Therapy For Insomnia During Menopause

Hormone therapy is the only FDA approved treatment for night sweats and hot flashes, and less women are choosing hormone therapy nowadays. A lot of women go on hormone therapy mainly because they need to sleep. That’s why  Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health (MsFLASH ) sought to evaluate if 3…

Unlock Stem Cells Of The Muscles With Exercise

Strength Training For The Glutes Chart

Working out can help shed pounds, but that’s only the beginning. Researchers have found that endurance exercise like a spinning class or jogging can make us look younger. The key, exercise, unlocks the muscle stem cells. The study results explain for the first time why older people who have exercised throughout their lives age…

Yoga Proven To Be Helpful For Improving Arthritis Pain

Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

According to a study on the benefits of yoga for rheumatoid arthritis, patients who practice yoga showed significant improvements in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. The outcomes of the research demonstrate that rheumatoid arthritis patients who completed 12 sessions of Raj yoga, which is among the gentler forms of yoga, combining breathing and exercise techniques, showed…

More Mental and Physical Benefits from Outdoor Exercise

Stair/Stadium Bodyweight Bootcamp Workout

A scientific review has carried out an analysis of existing research and come to the conclusion that there are more benefits to physical and mental wellbeing from exercising in a natural environment. The researchers analyzed data from a variety of sources which included 11 randomized and non-randomized control studies making use of information from…

How Yoga Changes Your Body Infographic

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chart

Approximately 24 million people in America could have COPD, and this includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both. Individuals having COPD have difficulty expelling used air from their lungs, which makes it hard to inhale healthy fresh air. While COPD cannot be cured, a patient’s well being could be improved by managing symptoms like shortness…

Yoga Boosts Brain Function

Your Brain on Yoga Infographic

Research has revealed that just one 20 minute session of Hatha yoga considerably improved speed and accuracy on tests of inhibitory control and working memory, 2 measures of brain function involved in the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and also make use of new information. Individuals that took part in the…

Stress Release Yoga Sequence

Stress Release Yoga Sequence

For women having breast cancer in the process of radiation therapy, yoga provides unique benefits other than reducing fatigue. Researchers revealed that although fatigue had been counteracted with basic stretching exercises, individuals who took part in yoga exercises in which controlled meditation, breathing, as well as relaxation techniques were integrated into their treatment plan…

Can an HMB Supplement Help Build Muscle?

Best Leg Exercises Infographic

Exercise strengthens muscles by naturally destroying the protein of muscle cells. This causes the body to rebuild even more protein (protein synthesis). This in turn results in bigger muscles and greater muscle strength. What is HMB? HMB (beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate) is a metabolite formed when the amino acid leucine is broken down in the body. Amino…

The Health Benefits of Yoga

The Health Benefits of Yoga Infographic

Yoga is a practice that combines the body, breath, and mind to balance and energize the complete person. This practice consists of breathing exercises, physical postures as well as meditation to improve general wellbeing. Yoga originated in ancient India, and these days millions of Americans of any age and fitness level practice yoga on…

Twisted Ankle Risk Influenced By Position of Foot When Running

Common Running Injuries Infographic

According to a study, how the foot is positioned prior to ground contact when walking or running could increase risk of ankle sprain, otherwise known as a twisted ankle. The results of the research found that people who have a history of repetitive ankle sprain demonstrated lower clearance heights between their feet and the…

Hate Walking Alone? Start Your Own Walking Group

How to Burn More Calories Walking Infographic

Unlike weightlifting, running, and other high-intensity forms of fitness, walking is an effective form of low-impact exercise that practically anyone can do. No special equipment or training is needed to enjoy a brisk walk. In fact, all that is needed is a good pair of shoes. If you’re lucky enough to live in a…

Aerobic Exercise May Slow Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

The Liver Anatomical Chart

Taking walks for an hour each day can slow non alcoholic fatty liver disease progression in obese individuals who have pre diabetes by stimulating metabolism, as well as decreasing the oxidative damage caused by non alcoholic fatty liver disease. The research showed that daily walks didn’t just increase insulin sensitivity in obese individuals who…