Tag Archives: fitness

Gym buddy makes you exercising more

Ever wonder whether a gym buddy could make you exercise more? Researchers at the University of Aberdeen wondered the same and decided to carry out a study to figure this out. It turned out that finding an exercise companion increased the amount of exercise that people took. The amount of exercise was increased even more […]

Exercise just ten minutes a day makes a difference in cardiovascular health

One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle. Many of us sit in front of the computer all day working and typing away.  Coincidentally, occurrence of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases has skyrocketed.  Of course, modern sedentary lifestyle is the first to get blamed. However, I have always wondered that […]

Mocca Shots™ Boost the Taste of the Holidays with a Serious Caffeine Kick

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the holiday season, Seattle Gummy Company is offering limited-time seasonal flavors of Mocca Shots™ High Energy Gummies to keep consumers alert and focused at any holiday moment. These delicious chocolate chews have the highest concentration of caffeine available in a product, bringing consumers a whole new level of energy during […]

Tips for safe and effective strength training

Strong muscles are important for the health of not only one’s body and minds but also the quality of life.  One way to keep muscles in shape is with strength training. When performing muscle-strengthening exercises, it is very important for have the right postures because wrong form can do more harm than good.  Below are […]

Strength exercise is just as vital as aerobics

Push-ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a study of over a large population led by the University of Sydney.  The research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiologytoday, is based on a pooled population sample of over 80,306 adults with data drawn from the Health Survey for England and Scottish […]

Pump up muscle glycogen synthesis during post-exercise recovery

All athletes know and have experienced that the amount of muscle glycogen storage is essential for the top athletic performance. Research shows that the level of glycogen storage in muscle is directly correlated with the onset of fatigue – the more glycogen you have in storage and longer you can work out without feeling fatigued. […]

How does exercising make your muscles bigger and stronger?

Skeletal muscles such as biceps, pectorals, and quadriceps are the muscles attached to the skeleton; they are responsible for pulling the skeleton and generating movement—they are literally how we move. These muscles are composed of very long, thin cells that include the full sets of cellular components needed for general functions. However, more than 90 […]

Building a strong core with overall exercise plan

The core is the mid section of your body including the torso muscles and their corresponding ligaments and tendons.  It is in this section that all sport and functional movements originate.  Core muscles allow you to control your center of gravity, which has a direct impact on balance and posture.  Strong core muscles make it […]

Improve hand strength and wrist mobility

We tend to take our hands for granted; in the meantime, we all know that without our hands our life definitely would come to a sudden stop. Despite being so useful, most of us do not take care of our hands properly. This is one reason why people end up suffering from hand pain and […]

Tips for safe strength training

Strength training is important for everybody, regardless of age or gender. Strength training helps shed excess fat, maintain healthy bone mass and prevent age-related muscle loss, which can start as early as your 30s if you do not actively counteract it. Strength training should be a part of any comprehensive exercise program. The following tips help […]