HIT Body Weight Class

HIT Body Weight Class HIT Body Weight Training Classes are taught in a small group setting using nothing but your body as the mechanism for change. Classes are 25 minutes of HIT plus 20 minutes of flexibility training. The principles of HIT have been repeatedly proven by exercise scientists over the last several decades. In [...]

Re-Pose

Re-Pose is a stress-relieving flexibility program comprised of traditional stretching and relaxation techniques, mindful PNF and other sport specific stretching. Treat yourself to something that no… Source: Re-Pose

What’s Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year

That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs By Robert Preidt THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to decide whether you can afford the time and money to start an exercise routine? Maybe this will help: A new study finds that the [...]

Muscles Have Circadian Clocks That Control Exercise Response

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine By Marla Paul on Oct 20, 2016 The time of day determines a muscle’s energy efficiency and metabolic response Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered circadian clocks in muscle tissue that control the muscle’s metabolic response and energy efficiency depending on the time of day. The finding in mice, published [...]

Scientists challenge recommendation that men with more muscle need more protein — ScienceDaily

Source: Scientists challenge recommendation that men with more muscle need more protein -- ScienceDaily Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not need more protein after resistance exercise. Health and exercise scientists from Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence found [...]

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later: MedlinePlus

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent Thursday, June 9, 2016:  Physical fitness in middle age may lower your risk of stroke after 65, a new study finds. "It is becoming increasingly clear that healthy mid-life behaviors pay off as we age, and lower our risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke," said [...]

Couples study ties anger to heart problems, stonewalling to back pain: Study suggests how you argue predicts health problems later in life — ScienceDaily

If you rage with frustration during a marital spat, watch your blood pressure. If you keep a stiff upper lip, watch your back. New research based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems. Conversely, shutting down emotionally or "stonewalling" during conflict raises the risk of musculoskeletal ailments such as [...]

Sugar substitutes may cut calories, but no health benefits for individuals with obesity: The study suggests that the bacteria in the gut may be able to break down artificial sweeteners, resulting in negative health effects — ScienceDaily

Artificial sweeteners help individuals with obesity to cut calories and lose weight but may have negative health effects, according to researchers at York University's Faculty of Health. "Our study shows that individuals with obesity who consume artificial sweeteners, particularly aspartame, may have worse glucose management than those who don't take sugar substitutes," says Professor Jennifer [...]

Increased physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 types of cancer | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

A new study of the relationship between physical activity and cancer has shown that greater levels of leisure-time physical activity were associated with a lower risk of developing 13 different types of cancer. The risk of developing seven cancer types was 20 percent (or more) lower among the most active participants (90th percentile of activity) [...]

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