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My Favorite Fitness Advice in 2017

I’m so proud of the fact that I’ve got a blog to share fitness, nutrition and exercise advice to help you maintain a happy and healthy life. The blog covered a lot of ground and I thought I’d use the last post of 2017 to reflect on the tips …

Tell Your Physician About the Supplements You’re Taking

Make Sure Your Doctor Knows What You’re Taking

More and more people use supplements as part of their daily nutrition or dietary regimen. It’s estimated that more than 50% of adults use supplements. As supplement usage continues to grow, you may not understand or consider the potential side effects supplements …

Music as Medicine

Researchers are continuing to study and uncover the power of power chords. In fact, one study showed that people who listen to custom playlists generated more power in 30-second intervals of exercise than those who didn’t listen to any music at all.

Still not convinced?

Music as Dopamine

Music can alter …

The Perfect Recovery Drink: A Glass Of…Chocolate Milk?

If you’re physically active and have a sweet tooth, there’s good news for you.

After your workout, considering reaching for a glass of chocolate milk instead of that glass of water. Unlike water, chocolate milk typically has double the carbs and protein (ideal for muscle recovery and replenishment), high water …

Take Your Back for a Run (or Brisk Walk)

Many contend that running hurts your back. But recent research suggests otherwise.

Disc Health

To understand the study, it’s important to remember that our spine is made up of vertebral bones with discs in between for cushioning. These discs contain fluid that help absorb pressure during movement. More fluid means more …