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The blood type diet has garnered quite a following since its introduction, but a new study suggests it might not actually work. In fact, it seems maybe we should all eat similar diets.
While I only heard about helminthic therapy - or treatment via hookworm infection - a few months ago, it has apparently been circling the scientific community for years.
A new study suggests people who exercise use pain killers frequently and not always as recommended by a doctor or even the label on the bottle.
A lot of studies have examined the role of aerobic exercise in diabetes prevention. The newest research demonstrates resistance exercise can also reduce the risk.
While it's true that you can't out-exercise a bad diet, that doesn't mean exercise doesn't help. A new study explored the effects of high-intensity exercise on your lipid profile.
As coaches, we will likely have someone with diabetes come through our doors. Type 1 diabetes care will differ from type 2 diabetes care, and it's important for coaches to know the difference.
A new study examined the effects of psychological stress on exercise recovery, and the results were pretty conclusive: stress makes it harder to recover.
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).