Exercise: Measuring Your Pace Getting your heart to work at the right pace is important. It means you’ll develop better aerobic endurance. This happens because your heart gets stronger and more efficient from the challenge. A stronger heart can pump more oxygen to your muscles. Then you don’t get tired as quickly when doing hobbies, […]
When you’re younger, you might hear about the dreaded “middle-age spread” and think it’s a myth, or at least an exaggeration. The truth, unfortunately, is that your body does change as you get older. Muscle mass decreases, which can slow the rate at which the body burns calories—you don’t need quite as many as you […]
March is full of wonderful things: the beginning of spring, daylight savings time (hello, extra hour of sunshine!), or even March Madness if you enjoy basketball. But there’s one more thing that’s special about March: It’s National Nutrition Month®! National Nutrition Month® began in 1973 as a one-week initiative, “Invest in Yourself – Buy Nutrition,” […]
A healthier you could be within reach if you follow a few guidelines.
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