The indoor rock climbing wall has become a typical sight in most gyms today. Indoor walls suit every level of climber, from the novice to the expert looking to build their skills and strength. But what is the difference between climbing indoors and outdoors? Where should one go to gain the skill sets necessary to … Continue reading Moving Outdoors: Rock Climbing for Big Boys
If you read part one of this metabolism two-parter, you will know that the only way to lower your basal metabolic rate is by losing fat and building lean muscle. Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy your body burns when it is at rest, and affects how quickly your body burns calories … Continue reading Metabolic Boosters: Fact or Fiction (Part 2)
Getting a good night’s sleep is just as important for your overall health and well-being as eating well or exercising regularly. But there are lots of people who struggle with getting a good night’s rest every night. Maybe they have anxiety issues and can’t “turn off” their minds, or perhaps they suffer from insomnia. Whatever … Continue reading Sleep Better to Live Better
If someone handed you a recipe that you had to make every day, but would enable you to have some measure of control over the length of your life, would you grab it and hastily set forth in increasing your life span? Unfortunately, with the new and exciting ways we have come up with to … Continue reading Live Forever (Or At Least A Lot Longer)
If you think back on your elementary school days, most of it will likely be a blur of recess taunts and gym class humiliations; but the most traumatic moments are locked in our brain, just waiting to be called up at a moment’s notice. For me, the horror of Vaccination Day looms large in my … Continue reading Immunity Challenge: Are your shots up-to-date?
Summer is the best time for fun in the sun, fun in the water and getting in shape. But these days there are so many different things to do when you go to the beach that you barely have any time left to check out the latest in thong-wear. So this week we’ve checked out … Continue reading Water Fun: Keep Active with Summer Water Sports
When you consider the fact that 60% of your body, and that 73% of your total lean body mass, is composed of water, you have to consider what effect not maintaining hydration in your every day life is doing to your body. Every day we are bombarded with ideas for fad diets and stringent exercise … Continue reading Water And Your Weight