Male Heart Health

How Pushups Can Help Men’s Hearts

By Matt McMillen

In a 10-year study published in February, researchers reported that men who can do 40 pushups have a whopping 96% lower risk of heart disease than guys who can’t muster 10. The average man in the study: Nearly 40 years old and overweight, but not obese. All 1,562 men were physically active firefighters rather than office workers. The study’s results strengthen the case that muscle-building promotes heart health.

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Brain-Blood Sugar Connection

The Brain Health–Blood Sugar Connection You Need To Know About

David Perlmutter, M.D.

By David Perlmutter, M.D.December 18, 2018 — 8:00 AMAlzheimer’s is the fastest growing epidemic in America. Not too long ago, experts started referring to this disease as type 3 diabetes because of its intricate connection to diet and lifestyle factors like lack of exercise and sugar intake.  The studies describing Alzheimer’s as a third type of diabetes began to emerge in 2005, but the link between poor diet—notably a high-carb one—and Alzheimer’s has only more recently been brought into sharper focus with newer research showing how this can happen. Read the entire article HERE.

Lose Weight Without Exercise

Cape Verdean woman weighing herself


The 7 Surprising Ways To Lose Weight Without Exercise

Yes, exercise is better, but there are some tricks you can do that don’t require breaking a sweat and can help melt away the pounds.

Exercise is key to most weight loss plans because it helps you burn more calories, and more calories burned equals more pounds lost. But what if you hate exercise? Is it required to lose weight?  No. Here are some ways to lose weight.

  1. Reduce the size of your plate.
  2. Weigh yourself
  3. Get enough sleep

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Exercising in HOT Weather

Exercising in HOT Weather

Are you eathing healthily and exercising regularly? Are you doing it inexpensively by running or walking outside? If so, here are some hints for exercising safely in hot weather.

  • Stay hydrated. Drink water, not Coke, coffee or  sweetened caffinated beverages.
  • Avoid the hottest part of the day.
  • Watch for signs of overheating.
  • Read more tips here.