The hamstrings are a powerful group of muscles. They are subject to significant forces with sprinting, hill, and quick starts. There are three hamstring tendons
Sitting is not the new smoking
Is sitting as bad for us as we have been led to believe? Can "active" sitting minimize some of the downstream effects of sitting for long periods of time?
Making the transition to a Plant-Based Diet
Whole food plant-based diets have gained a lot more attention of late. Folks are trying to consume a more healthy diet to help improve their health. They have
Exercise reduces chronic inflammation- a known killer.
You may be a little overweight, and you start an exercise program. But the weight isn't coming off, so you get frustrated and stop. Wait! Please don't stop. Far
Maintaining Weight Loss is Hard… Why?
Exercise -- metabolism -- and weight loss Losing weight frustrates many. Even those who can lose weight far too often find that they regain those lost
Obesity rates, demographics, and the power of simple changes
So many of us never had a chance. We live in an obesogenic environment. That means that the cards are stacked against us. Food manufacturers have an army of
PM 2.5 levels, air pollution, and our health
You should check the AQI level before you exercise. Let's talk about air pollution... more precisely PM 2.5 levels. If you go outdoors, you need to read
Building an exercise routine: The 30-day challenge
Starting and committing to a new exercise program can be a challenge. Here we discuss the concept of a 30-day challenge. Staying with the same theory that
Longevity simplified—lesson 1. Just move more.
Most people hate exercise... perhaps we should just ask them to "move more", or "walk more". The data is in... walking works to improve our lifespan.
Does Exercise Cause Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent condition. Age, weight, our metabolic health, and prior injuries contribute to our risk of developing OA. Each and
Erectile Dysfunction, Heart Disease, and Vegetarian Diets
Getting people to change their diet and lifestyle can be challenging. I try to do it every day. I've been attempting different messaging, different techniques,
Most all chronic diseases that we will suffer from have a metabolic cause
Last week I put up two podcasts my cohost, and I did on metabolic syndrome or MetS. Metabolic syndrome is an incredibly important topic when it comes to