Monday, December 9, 2019

The brain consumes half of a child's energy — and that could matter for weight gain

A new study proposes that variation in the energy needs of brain development across kids -- in terms of the timing, intensity and duration of energy use -- could influence patterns of energy expenditure and weight gain. Source link

A sauna session is just as exhausting as moderate exercise, study finds

Your blood pressure does not drop during a sauna visit -- it rises, as well as your heart rate. This increase is even comparable to the effect of a short, moderate workout, according to a new study. Source link

Dietary supplements linked with severe health events in children, young adults

Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared to consumption of vitamins, according to new research. Source link

How to Stop an Anxiety Attack

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I have been living with anxiety ever since I very suddenly lost a baby late in pregnancy a few years ago. I am doing better now than when it first happened, but I still suffer from bouts of extreme anxiety, and I don't always know what is going to trigger them. The best...

Build Big Arms With The Hammer Curl

If you’ve been spending hours in the gym trying to bulk up your biceps with classic curls and chin-ups, and yet remain entirely unsatisfied with the size of your upper arms, the chances are you’ve never heard of the brachialis muscle.There’s no shame in that – who can keep tabs on all...

Sandbag Exercises To Build Strength And Challenge Your Core

Sandbags come in a variety of weights but they all contain material that shifts around when you move the bag, which means that your body has to constantly readjust as the load shifts around. “The sand in the bag moves around, which gives an anti-rotation component to your training because your core...

Jennifer Lopez Alex Rodriguez Gym Instagram Video

The couple that sweats together stays together. At least, that seems to be Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's motto. Not only are these two among the hottest couple on the planet, but they love working out together to stay in shape. ARod had some fun on his Instagram stories on Oct. 31 when...

Is It OK to Take Ibuprofen For Sore Muscles?

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You can end up with sore muscles for any number of reasons: because you worked out too hard, neglected to warm up or cool down, or just tried something your body has never done before. While you may want to lie in bed and do absolutely nothing when you're that sore, there are...
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