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Do Kids Belong in the Weight Room?

When it comes to kids and strength training, parents often want to know at what age their children should start lifting weights. Urban legends of stunted growth, fractured growth plates and prematurely inflated physiques have made many parents understandably hesitant when it comes to involving prepubescent kids in resistance-training programs. Tall tales and fear-mongering aside, […]

Why Sleep Loss Contributes to Weight Gain

In a new study, researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden demonstrated that one night of sleep loss has a tissue-specific impact on the regulation of gene expression and metabolism in humans. This may explain how chronic sleep loss impairs metabolism and adversely affects body composition. Epidemiological studies have shown that the risk for obesity and […]

YOUR BRAIN ON EXERCISE : The Neuroscience Behind A Good Workout

We’ve all been there before: a tough day at work, with the kids or in school. We’re exhausted, both mentally and physically, but we still manage to push ourselves and get to the gym. Why do we do it? Because we know how much better we’ll feel after an evening indoor cycling class, an hour […]

Five Ways to Improve Posture and Mobility at the Office

In an office environment, most people spend hours in a seated position in front of a computer screen. Repetitive activities, such as typing for long periods of time in a slouched position, may negatively impact posture and mobility, potentially leading to pain. One approach for improving back health and reducing the discomfort associated with repetitive […]