Have you ever climbed a flight or two of stairs in a rush and felt completely winded by the time you got to the top? If so, you’re not alone. No matter what kind of shape you’re in, a short climb up the stairs seems to be the one thing that gets you super out of breath. Here’s why it happens and how you can … Continue reading Here’s Why Walking up the Stairs Makes You So Damn Tired
Ah, cheese. It’s the center of so many delicious meals; it spices up a salad and tastes amazing over noodles. Even slapping it between two slices of toasted bread somehow yields a mouthwatering meal. For years, though, people have been told that indulging in cheese would lead to weight gain, heart disease, and an all-around unhealthier body. However, recent studies have shown that cheese actually … Continue reading Cheese Lovers, Rejoice: Cheese Could Help You Live Longer
Running has benefits that go further than just improving physical shape. If you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, running can actually positively impact your brain in ways that are similar to therapy. Even if you’re just dealing with stress, going for a morning jog or heading out on a run after work can help stabilize your mood in ways you probably didn’t know. Exercise stabilizes … Continue reading Running Has a True Connection to Depression and Anxiety Relief — Here’s Why
Headaches are frustrating, but migraines are debilitating. Although the two resemble each other, there are actually some key ways to tell them apart. What is a headache, and why do we get them? Your brain can’t feel pain. A headache actually occurs when pain signals come from the surrounding tissue, blood vessels, and nerves. The root of a headache depends on the type it is … Continue reading How to Tell If You’re Dealing With a Bad Headache or a Migraine
HIIT workouts, or high intensity interval training workouts, are a form of exercise that involves quick bursts of strength and cardio intermixed with short recovery periods. It’s an all-then-nothing approach to working out, rather than just keeping a steady pace for a long time. They’re a popular workout trend, but how good are they for your body? They’re extremely efficient HIIT workouts only require about … Continue reading Are HIIT Workouts As Effective As Everyone Thinks?
You know the feeling: You want to meal prep, but you don’t even know where to start. Luckily, prepping for the week is super easy—as long as you know what to do. Follow these quick tips to make meal prep a breeze and stay healthy all week. Keep the grocery list short We all know the feeling of buying an entire can or container of … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Meal Prep Much Easier
If you’re trying to get a perfect six pack or just want to tone your body a bit, you don’t have to focus on your ab muscles as much as you think. But how much is too much? Is a short workout actually effective? I spoke with some experts to break down the best way to work your abs, plus which workouts to embrace and … Continue reading Here’s the Optimal Amount of Time You Should Spend on an Ab Workout