By Natalie Digate Muth, MPH, RD
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HYDRATION STORY
Should you drink as much as you can tolerate when exercising? Or is this time-honored advice all wet?
YPERCONSCIOUS OF THE DETRIMENTAL health and performance effects of dehydration, health and fitness experts have long warned recreational exercise enthusiasts and athletes alike to hydrate contin...
In a sad commentary on our times, the American Heart Association recently devoted an entire issue of its journal Circulation (2005; 111 ) to finding new strategies to combat the rising obesity epidemic among our nation’s youth. Warning that obesity beg...
Sales & Marketing
By Colin Milner
Small Studio = Big Business
Learn how owners of private, independent personal fitness training studios can attract the burgeoning older-adult market. With more than 8,000 locations opened worldwide in just 9 years, Curves...
Older Americans are discovering today what ancient Chinese sages have been teaching for thousands of years—that balance in body, mind and spirit contributes to a healthier and happier life.
In a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise<...
Teeny yogis and yoginis in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, are enjoying both yoga and meditation at their local daycare center and preschool, Wisdom and Wonders.
Tracey Thomas, yoga instructor and co-owner of the center, has been a daycare and grammar school teacher for over a...
The bones involved in ankle articulation include the tibia, fibula and talus. The tibia and fibula are the long bones of the lower leg; the fibula, a relatively thinner bone, is lateral to the tibia. These two bones are bound together by the ligaments and the interosseous membrane.