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Question of the Month

Parents seem to realize their kids need to eat better—but they're not doing much about it. A recent national poll of 1,767 parents of kids aged 4–18, conducted by C.S. Mott Childre...

Weak Thighs = Knee Problems in Women, But Not Men

Research suggests that women are more likely than men to develop knee osteoarthritis &lpar:KOA). Improving thigh muscle strength ...

Don't Go Sour on Fermented Foods

Looking for novel, nutrient‐packed foods to add to your diet? Fermented foods may be what you've been missing all your life. Known for their active bacteria and sour flavor, fermente...

Are Americans Eating Better?

Americans' notoriously unhealthy diets are seeing a few improvements, according to analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Asso...

Comparing Periodization Strategies for Women

Study reviewed: Bartolomei, S., et al. 2015. Block vs. weekly undulating periodized resistance training programs in women. Journal of ...

Update to Labels May Curb Food Waste

Americans waste about 8 million pounds of food each year. What if we could easily reduce that—and put nearly $30 million back i...

Water Fitness: A Well-Kept Secret

"I don't have to visit the chiropractor!" "The doctor has cut my BP medication in half." "There is no stress on my knees!" "I can perform...

Jet Lag and Athletic Performance

Jet lag affects sports performance in very specific, context–dependent ways that can influence game outcomes, according to research fr...

The Power of Visualization

All of us instinctively use visualization (aka imagery) to help us perform better. Have you ever mentally practiced your own perfo...

A Team Approach to Wellness

Lisa Dougherty is the founder of the Medical Fitness Network (MFN). This mostly volunteer‐driven project is supported by more than 100 national businesses. Dougherty's vision is ...

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