• 7 Genius Form Fixes That Physical Therapists Wish You Knew
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    Minimize your injury risk and maximize your results with these small tweaks from the pros. During workouts, nothing is more important than exercise form. And learning proper technique involves more than mirroring an instructor or even following exercise instructions to the letter. “To find the right form, it’s important to pay attention to both how your joints feel and which muscles you feel working during any exercise,” explains Shannon O’Neill, D.P.T., a physical therapist and… Read more »
  • The Keto Diet: Is It Right for You?
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    This high-fat, low-carb diet is all the rage right now. But it’s not for everyone. Here’s what you need to know before you go keto. Your everyday life is an energy-guzzler. And your body’s number-one source of fuel comes from the carbohydrates in your diet. From a glass of milk to a handful of grapes, your body takes the carbs in your food and turns them into glucose to power up every single cell. But… Read more »
  • Everything You Need to Know About Strength Training
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    Your guide to getting—and staying—strong through the years. If your workout doesn’t include strength training, you’re missing out. Strength training helps ward off age-related muscle loss, keep your bones strong, promote mobility, prevent falls, and combat depression and cognitive decline. But if you didn’t perform much strength training in your younger years (and even if you did), hitting the weight room now can be intimidating. Don’t sweat it! This guide will help you approach strength… Read more »
  • 18 Foods with More Fiber Than Oatmeal
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    Sick of the same breakfast every morning? Get your fiber fix with these sweet, savory, and satisfying solutions. Fiber could use a rebrand. There’s nothing wrong with the nutrient’s association with trips to the restroom, but the benefits of getting enough fiber go beyond helping your digestive system stay healthy, says Amy Gorin, R.D.N., owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in the New York City area. A high-fiber diet may also help reduce cholesterol and regulate… Read more »
  • 5 Reasons You Need to Try Fitness Boxing
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    Throwing punches is a fun way to stay strong and fit at any age, but it may be especially beneficial for older adults. Here’s why. Boxing has come a long way since Rocky Balboa entered the ring. The newest trend in the sport, called fitness boxing, involves throwing punches at a heavy bag, at padded targets, or in the air for a fun, effective mind-body workout—without risk of head trauma. “Boxing workouts are a combination… Read more »

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