Tag Archives: post-exercise

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

One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle since we no longer need to hunt for food in the forest like our ancestors did. 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 […]

Exercise not only makes you stronger, it makes you smarter too

Exercise not only makes you stronger, it makes you smarter too

Jogging and walking are among the best exercises to keep off weight gain

Obesity is a serious public health challenge in modern society leading to many metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular conditions.  Extensive researches have shown that obesity results from interactions between lifestyle and a person’s genetics.  Specifically, certain individuals are predisposed to be gain weight due to their “obesity gene.”  To combat obesity, doctors often recommend exercise, but […]

Post-exercise Caffeine Helps Muscles Refuel

We all have our recovery routine after exercise. Does the following sound familiar: finish working out, eat a healthy snack, and wash down with five or six cups of strong coffee, and BOOM you’re ready to go. Not only does consuming caffeine after working out help keep you awake, but it is also shown to […]