Category: Tips

Building muscle equals lower cancer risk

Researchers at the University of South Carolina reached a conclusion from a study they published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention: the men who could lift heavier weights with bench presses and leg presses were less likely to die from cancer. Strong muscles protect against cancer The men had undergone a thorough …

Get some sleep

About 40% of adults experience sleeplessness that interferes with their daily lives. Most U.S. adults get less than seven hours of sleep per night during the workweek. Sleep does more than make you feel rested. Lack of sleep affects your mood, as well as your cognitive and motor skill abilities. …

Pick pistachios, not pretzels

If you are trying to lose weight, a bowl of salty snacks can undermine your success. Pistachio nuts are a better choice, according to an article that researchers at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. A calorie is not a …

Should I Work Through The Pain?

You’re working hard, making progress, and then it hits. OUCH! You pull something, you twist something, you strain something. Whatever you’ve done, it didn’t require a doctor visit — and it only hurts when I twist is THIS way —  so push through it. Right? Wrong. If something doesn’t feel …

Building muscle = lower cancer risk (study)

  Researchers at the University of South Carolina reached a conclusion from a study they published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention: the men who could lift heavier weights with bench presses and leg presses were less likely to die from cancer. Strong muscles protect against cancer The men had undergone a …