Probably because exercise increases the body’s metabolic rate – which is, in essence, it’s ability to turn food into energy.
Cramps are popularly believed to be the result of a salt deficiency, but this is actually very rare. The spasms are actually caused by the inability of the muscle to relax, and this is likely to be due to low magnesium & potassium
If you are a runner and incorporated strength exercises into your training, you have more than likely realised the benefits. From better performance, improved balance, and feeling stronger on your run, strength training will indeed help you run better.
Having a strong immune system is important, especially now during the biggest health scare on our planet. Here are tips from Patrick Holford on how to keep that immune system resilient…
If you are looking to lose weight you may be wondering which exercise is better to get the job done – cardio sessions or weight lifting?
Bloating, abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhoea, cramps, depression, anxiety and constipation – these are some of the more common, and unpleasant symptoms of IBS.
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“Wellness is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – The World Health Organization.
Daily life involves a constant & sometimes overwhelming amount of sensory input.
Mountain biking is so much more than fast flowing single track, speeding downhill sections, tough technical climbs & scenery to die for. Your body benefits from the challenge but your muscles & joints can also take a beating. To be on your A game, you need to add more than just saddle time to your training regime…
Do you feel constantly anxious? Worried about being worried? Have crippling panic attacks or feel terrified by everyday situations? Do you regularly ask yourself, “Why am I so anxious?” If you find yourself wondering why some people experience only occasional anxiety while others seem immobilized by fear, you’re not alone.
As more and more younger people are turning vegetarian or vegan I thought it worth re-examining the evidence for and against meat since it is often an aversion to meat, and the way animals are treated, that turns people vegetarian.
We all know there are a multitude of benefits to regular exercising. Here are 12 great reasons to keep it up…