Science keeps finding new things about the world we live in every day. But sometimes it seems like the collective knowledge of people through years of experience gets the job done before the lab coats do, especially when it comes to our bodies and behavior. Moms and grandmas has been saying things like “follow your gut”, “the way to a man’s heart is through the stomach” for years. Maybe we didn’t have top-notch microscopes and labs in the past, but we are great observers. Recent studies show you may be carrying a second brain in your stomach.
You probably think of weight and running as “to lose weight, I should do some running”.
Yes, running will help you lose weight, but shedding a few pounds will also impact your performance in races and help you prevent injuries. Do you know how much faster you are with the same fitness level but less weight? Read on and find out.
The term "super food" has been around for a while now, and it's safe to say most people will agree they are known to be an essential addition to a healthy diet. Read today’s article and learn what makes some foods more super than others.
A lot of people think of bones as a piece of dead matter serving as a hanger for muscles and skin. But your skeleton, just like any other part of your body is living tissue and it grows, adapts, gets sick, and does a lot more than serving as a scaffold. Let's see what are some interesting facts you can learn about your skeleton.
We all know drinking water is important, but sometimes it feels like a chore. Maybe if you learn a few extra things that come along with good hydration, you'll feel more motivated to keep a good water habit.
Living in the middle east we are no strangers to dealing with the heat for training. Summer is here and it’s time to quote coach coach Bill Bowerman: "there's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people". There are advantages to training in the heat. You will get adaptations that will make you faster and stronger. However, it is important to keep in mind some important considerations when training in extreme heat. Read on to know more about it.
Have you thought about what part of your personality may give you an edge or is holding you back in terms of performance? Almost any athlete is capable of reaching really high levels in their sport and even in life, but the path to peak performance is different for everyone. Wouldn't it be nice to have a cheat sheet on how to keep you motivated towards your sports goals?
There is an awful lot of literature on how to train properly, but very little literature addresses the fact that women have different physical needs and responses than men. Female and male bodies share some traits, but we are built different and it's important to take these into consideration, especially as age increases.
Your body is made up by following a specific set of instructions written in your DNA. Your genetic code determines how food, exercise, and stress are managed and used. Step away from the "one size fits all" models and find out what really works for you.