Tag: Exercise

Trotting Off the Turkey: How Thanksgiving Day Races Have Made the Holiday the Healthiest of the Year

If somebody was to ask you what the first thing you think of when you hear “Thanksgiving” is, the most appropriate answer would obviously be giving thanks; it would be that Thanksgiving inspires thoughts of reflection and rumination over the blessings in your life for which you are most grateful. Of course, this is a… Read More

Workout, Sans Soreness: 3 Tips for Preventing Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

Post-workout muscle soreness is bittersweet. It’s a satisfying reminder of a hard workout session, yet it’s a pain to deal with the morning after your tough exercise.   Thankfully, you don’t have to sacrifice a hardcore workout to avoid aches. Reducing post-workout soreness is simply a matter of giving your muscles some gentle TLC after you’re… Read More

The Downside of Your Workout: How Exercise May Potentially Hurt Oral Health

Exercise is one of the most important steps to achieving a healthy body and mind, and has always been prescribed as one of the most essential components in an overall healthy lifestyle. However, a recent study has suggested that exercise may not be 100 percent beneficial in all aspects of health. In fact, while exercise… Read More

Mental Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Boost Your Brain Power

The notion that exercise and physical activity can have positive effects on your health beyond simply developing a fitter body is hardly revolutionary. As research continues to explore the ways in which remaining active can improve other things like brain function, studies consistently bolster the notion that exercise and strong cognition are more interconnected than… Read More

Three Unbelievably Fun Ways To Exercise in NYC

Well, here we are, yet again. It’s already Sunday, and what have we accomplished? Went out for a rowdy night of drinking on Friday, hid our face in shame Saturday morning/afternoon/evening, seriously contemplated our life choices, and ate copious amounts of delicious hangover food. Now here we find ourselves on this lovely Sunday, the Lord’s day,… Read More

The Body Confidence Crisis: How to Rock Your Body

In an increasingly digital world, it is impossible to escape the omnipresent media portrayal of beauty: ads everywhere consistently portray women who are way below the average healthy body weight; female protagonists in mainstream films are almost exclusively made up of thin, flawless women; and the average woman’s war with excessive, misleading airbrushing has finally come to… Read More