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Does Weightlifting Added to Aerobic Exercise Offer a Longer Life? Picture of a caucasian arm and hand holding lightweight dumbbells.

Does Weightlifting Added to Aerobic Exercise Offer a Longer Life?

Regular physical activity provides important health benefits for those with chronic health conditions or disabilities. Exercise in general helps build a stronger body and lower mortality risk. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests that weightlifting added to aerobic exercise further reduces the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. […]

Running and Cardiovascular Mortality. Picture of a caucasian female running along a beach at the water's edge.

Running and Cardiovascular Mortality

Running is a popular leisure-time activity, but little is known about the long-term effects of running on mortality. The World Health Organization and the U.S. Government have released guidelines recommending at least 75 minutes of high-intensity or 150 minutes moderate-intensity aerobic activity per week. [1,2] The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study was conducted to examine the […]

Posture: A Big Source of Neck Pain. Picture of a sketched drawing of a man sitting at a computer desk with slightly rounded shoulders.

Posture: A Big Source of Neck Pain

Rounded shoulders are where the resting position of the shoulders has moved forward from the ideal alignment. This gives a person a hunched appearance. It can lead to neck, back, chest, and shoulder problems. Rounded shoulders can cause headaches, neck and back pain, and even nerve damage. With society becoming more plugged into technology, the […]

Can Posture Prevent Pain? Picture of a young caucasian male holding his lower back and grimacing in pain.

Can Posture Prevent Pain?

How many times have we woke up and our body hurt from just sitting or standing all day. Its not just age that causes the pain it could be your posture. Bad posture can hurt just as much as good posture can help. Here are a few ways that your posture can harm your body: […]