Experts Explain Why There’s No Single Workout That’s Most Effective For Relieving Stress

Experts Explain Why There’s No Single Workout That’s Most Effective For Relieving Stress: Feeling frazzled? Overwhelmed? Panicked? Drowning in anxiety? Trust me, you’re not alone.We know that exercise can relieve stress and support mental health, but is there a particular kind of exercise that’s best? It depends on who you ask — and the way …

Free Yoga Videos to Keep You Calm, Centered, and Strong

Free Yoga Videos to Keep You Calm, Centered, and Strong: It’s OK if you don’t feel much like doing your usual hardcore HIIT workouts. But moving your body, taking calming deep breaths, and stretching your muscles with some gentle yoga can help relieve some of the anxiety and stress you may be feeling right now. …

5 Benefits of ‘Quiet Wakefulness’ (And How to Practice It)

5 Benefits of ‘Quiet Wakefulness’ (And How to Practice It): Many of us engage in a nightly battle with sleep. Our problems stem from getting too much sleep, not enough – or some other problem in-between or beyond. The practice of quiet wakefulness could be the solution our bodies demand. In an attempt to make …

Put the kettle on and have a cup of tea: 5 health benefits

Put the kettle on and have a cup of tea: 5 health benefitsAround the world, tea is the most common drink after water. Popularity increased in the 1800s because the practice of boiling water to make the tea meant water-borne pathogens like cholera and typhoid would be killed, making it safer to drink. Since then …

The 18 Most Addictive Foods (and the 17 Least Addictive)

The 18 Most Addictive Foods (and the 17 Least Addictive)By Adda Bjarnadottir, MS, LN Up to 20% of people may have a food addiction or exhibit addictive-like eating behavior. This number is even higher among people with obesity. Food addiction involves being addicted to food in the same way as someone with a substance use …

If You’re Worried That You’ll Never Stop Dreading Your Workouts, Trust Me That You Will

If You’re Worried That You’ll Never Stop Dreading Your Workouts, Trust Me That You WillI’ve been on the fitness train for more than five years now, but I made a lot of pitstops getting to this point. Because as we all know, making lasting changes takes time. When I first began working out, it felt …

8 healthy foods Italian centenarians eat each day for longevity

8 healthy foods Italian centenarians eat each day for longevityItaly is known for ultra-fresh ingredients that dance across your tastebuds. The folks in Sardinia, a picturesque island in the Mediterranean Sea, have a particular knack for living well into old age—and a diet consisting of healthy Italian foods contributes greatly to their longevity.

Here’s Exactly What One Sleepless Night Can Do To Your Anxiety

Here’s Exactly What One Sleepless Night Can Do To Your AnxietyGet some sleep is annoying advice, but science stands behind it. That platitude that you’ll “feel better after getting some sleep”? It might actually have some weight behind it. According to a new study, not sleeping can increase your anxiety by…

Why It’s So Hard to Keep Weight Off—And the Secret to Finally Losing It for Good

Why It’s So Hard to Keep Weight Off—And the Secret to Finally Losing It for GoodMany who want to lose weight have actually succeeded once or twice…or even 10 times. It happens, but losing weight only to see it creep back on is a frustrating reality for many. However, according to experts, not only is …

A surprisingly short period of inactivity can damage your health, scientists learn

A surprisingly short period of inactivity can damage your health, scientists learnIn a new study, researchers measured the blood vessel health, body composition, and blood sugar control of young, physically active individuals to find out what would happen if they became inactive for two weeks. They discovered that the health consequences were severe and numerous.