Timing is everything. Created by diet and fitness guru Jorge Cruise, the 3-Hour Diet is as easy as it sounds.
The overall premise is to eat every three hours from the time you wake up.
Losing weight is as simple as putting your best foot forward. If you are not about spending hours at the gym or going along with a back-breaking fitness regimen, Walk Away The Pounds (WATP) is a simple, good way to get in shape. Created by fitness pro Leslie Sansone, you will make the change from couch potato... Read More
Most people think of strength training as a great way to build muscle and increase strength, but there are many more benefits you may be less familiar with. Strength training involves placing a heavier load on a muscle to stimulate an increase in the number of muscle fibers, making the muscle stronger. Types of strength training include working out with free weights or weight machines at the gym, using resistance bands or the body's own weight for... Read More
By Peter Rodrick
Basically, osteoporosis means porous bones. In the Greek it translates as "passages through bones." (This makes perfect sense if you look at the images of osteoporotic bone as opposed to normal bone.) Osteoporosis is a silent disease in that there is no physical sensation associated with it.... Read More
Soy has gained popularity for its many health benefits. As its appeal increases, so does the controversy surrounding the consumption of soy, leaving people feeling unsure whether or not to include it in their daily diet. While there are undeniable health benefits, there are also real risks for certain people. Depending on gender and age, it has the potential to negatively impact the body, especially when it is consumed in high quantities. While some... Read More
By Lauren S. Johnson
It is no surprise that vitamin D and calcium are responsible for warding off osteoporosis. However, not too many of us are aware of the fact that bone loss can be a result of our daily diet. In today's hectic society a lot of us are way too busy to pay attention to what we eat and the... Read More
Osteoporosis is a medical condition characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of the micro-architecture of bones which result in bone fragility and higher susceptibility to fracture.
Bone fractures mostly affect vertebrae, wrists, humeri and femura. Vertebral fractures and, with lower incidence fractures of the femoral neck, may occur spontaneously, simply due to the body weight on the vertebral column or on the femur.
The aging... Read More
There is no secret in the fact that exercise is good for strengthening your muscles and for weight loss, but it is also essential for bone health, as well. Weight-bearing and strength training exercises are imperative for strong healthy bones. While bone strengthening exercise is a necessity, it is also an exact exercise, in that only the bones involved in the exercise are benefiting from the workout.
Weight-bearing exercises include, but are not... Read More