Basketball has always been an entertaining sport throughout the years, and it is also an outstanding form of exercise. Players from the NBA are some of the fittest people on the planet, and playing basketball consistently maintains their toned bodies and incredible athleticism. As shown by these professionals, basketball helps with cardiovascular health, strength, and even mental health … Read More

Recently, there has been a lot of debate about exercise and pregnancy due to the rise of pregnant women staying active. When discussing this topic, many encourage women to maintain an active lifestyle while pregnant, while others criticize such women, suggesting they hurt their bodies and babies. Published in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Dr. Morris … Read More

Have you fallen into a rut with your exercise routine? Do you lack the motivation or desire to exercise when you once used to enjoy it? As it turns out, this feeling is something that many people experience at some point in their lives. This “exercise boredom” can lead to obesity as well as an … Read More

For those who have resolved to adopt a healthier lifestyle and be fitter for this new year, congratulations! You’ve just taken on a yearlong goal, and the next few months will not be easy. You’ll find as you’re undergoing a new diet or developing an exercise routine that it’s very tempting to skip a few … Read More

No one can say that exercise is bad for you. But the same is not always true for pills. Wait, what? Exercise and pills? What do they have to do with each other? For those of us who love being healthy yet hate any type of physical exertion, there might be a new solution: a pill that produces the … Read More

2016 is here! With a new year comes new life resolutions, and fitness is always an important goal in our lives. When it comes to working out, however, people sometimes lack the motivation to work on their legs and instead focus on more popular exercises that stimulate upper-body strength such as the bench press. Well, … Read More

Exercise is important in people’s daily lives, as proven by the multitude of health blogs, nutrition magazines, P90X commercials, and online newspaper articles circulating in the media. However, with jobs, school, and overall busy lives, it’s important to ask a critical question before committing to a consistent fitness lifestyle: “How much exercise is enough so that I can … Read More

Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”, is found naturally in small amounts in some foods, including fatty fishes. In an effort to make it more available to the public, it is also now added to dairy products, juices, and cereals. While many understand vitamin D to be essential for optimal bone health, the discovery of vitamin D … Read More

As I entered a mirrored room resembling a dance studio, an overwhelming heat filled my lungs. I was at my first Bikram yoga class. Yoga is a mental, spiritual, and physical practice meant to strengthen both the body and mind. Many know the benefits of yoga—increased strength, flexibility, and weight loss. The Bikram yoga craze … Read More

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