Health

Although genetics certainly aren't the only factor in athleticism, they do play a role. A new study has identified one gene in particular that makes a big difference in athletic performance.
Regular exercise can do wonders for those who suffer from asthma, but it’s vital that coaches understand how to safely work with asthmatic trainees.
The vast majority of people who complain about their slow metabolisms don’t have a metabolism problem at all. They have a movement problem. A lack of movement, that is.
Fibromyalgia is a muscular disorder. It’s important for coaches to understand what it is and the symptoms it can bring in a person with the condition.
I didn't get the snazzy items on my list last year, but I figured out they weren't what I wanted. All I really want for Christmas is for all of us to get healthier.
In this article, I’ll highlight some of the most common overuse foot conditions that I treat. Additionally, we’ll discuss appropriate ways to manage the dysfunction.
If you are an active person, then it's likely you've experienced trauma to your precious head and brain. Here's what you can do to heal symptoms from impact to your skull.
Here are nine articles to help you maintain your health, your sanity, and your waistline over the holiday season.
You've probably heard being an athlete builds stronger bones. At first glance, a recent study appears to cast doubt on that claim, so let's have a look at the details.
For some people, the lack of sunlight during the fall and winter can lead to feeling seriously blue and even depressed. This is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Do you look after your body as well as you look after your car? Here are eight strategies to help you take things up a gear.
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
Baking soda might be one of the most versatile items in your kitchen cabinet. In a recent study, ingesting baking soda improved squat numbers.
A recent research review took a look at some common conceptions about how various lifestyle factors affect bone health. It turns out most of them seem to be correct.
The more estrogen we have, the more growth hormone we produce. So, what does this mean? Can we capitalize on our production of GH? What happens when we aren’t making as much estrogen?
Lindsey Mathews is a chiropractor who specializes in biomechanics of the body. She eats a paleo diet and takes fish oil. Here are ten articles from her to help you look after yourself.
A new study shows squats might have yet another health benefit - improved bone health in women with osteoporosis and osteopenia.