Tenocyte in its connective tissue web In another article, I discussed one of the reasons given for athletic decline in older people: your maximal heart rate goes down....
There are plenty of ways you can improve your fitness at any age. Someone who’s sixty can train to run faster or farther when she (or he) turns seventy. There’s no age limit to...
In today’s modern age, we’re missing out on something - irregularity. In particular, challenging ourselves to walk on irregular surfaces. Researchers in Oregon set up two groups...
Medicare Advantage plans sound good, but they limit which doctors and hospitals you can use and they lock you in, making it difficult to get out.
The reason why your low back aches when you get out of a chair.
Restless leg syndrome has been linked to small intestine bacterial overgrowth.
Science keeps demonstrating the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. Add to the list of negative effects the shrinking of a key brain region involved with memory.
A simple meditation practice.
Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. Re-injuring the same area is all too common. Your muscles and...
Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of researchers from the University of Delaware presented further evidence in...
Inspiring quote from Nazi Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl
Natural remedies for high blood pressure
Strengthening your toe muscles is one of the single most important things you can do to prevent falls.
While opioid prescriptions are decreasing, the use of gabapentin and related drugs is increasing. These drugs have their dangers too.
Grip strength is an important health measure that’s usually left off of the general physical exam
Training to boost processing speed has been shown to prevent cognitive decline.
Weight training is an essential part of a program to maintain muscle mass and prevent fragility fractures.
The shocking epidemic of over-medication of seniors.