Sitting in chairs for extended hours can wreak havoc on the spine. Sisson and Wallden suggest we re-acquaint ourselves with archetypal sitting positions.Read More
When you exercise, endorphins are released into your bloodstream. The “feel-good” hormones can elevate your mood, which is why many people regularly exercise. However, a new study found that exercising also produces another hormone, one that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease.Read More
Being healthy is not just focusing on the physical side of things, you have to stimulate your brain as well if you want to live a long, healthy and prosperous life. Exercise will have a serious positive effect on bulking up your brain.
But what type of exercise is most effective? Is it weight training, high intensity interval training or endurance exercise, like running?
With this digital age where you can track your life through your smart phone, have you ever considered tracking your health? Our friends over at Bestow have made this great infographic for tracking your health and wellness. Here are 12 of the best Apps for tracking your wellness. Check it out here!Read More
You've probably heard of High Intensity Interval Training. And you've probably heard of Tabata. But what is a Tabata? Tabata is a 16 minute workout developed by a researcher in Japan named Dr Tabata, of course. It's 4 exercises that are each 4 minutes in length intervals of 20 second on and 10 second off. These are all exercises that can be done at home to increase your strength and speed.Read More
Runners often spend a lot of time and attention on warming up, stretching and cooling down. However, they often forget about strengthening their core. While warming up and cooling down is crucial, a runner cannot ignore the importance of having a strong core.Read More
Dr Jay and Dr Christina show some exercises that can be done during your next road trip or your commute. Please use caution though! Don't ever drive distracted. These exercises are best done as a passenger or stopped at red lights!Read More
Foam Rolling is an easy, quick, and effective way to treat aches and pains. Low back, IT bands, legs, Mid back and upper back pain can all be relived with the help of your trusty foam roller. Here Dr Jay shows the best ways to naturally reduce pain across the body.Read More