• How Exercise Improves Insulin Health

    How Exercise Improves Insulin Health

    Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels is very important. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps to regulate the amount of blood sugar in the blood. Too much sugar can lead to heart and kidney disease and vision loss. It can also lead to amputations of digits and limbs as well as loss […]

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  • How to Combat Stress With Exercise

    How to Combat Stress With Exercise

    Stress can significantly impact our health and well-being if left unchecked. While we can’t always control the sources of stress in our lives, we can control how we respond to them. Exercise is a powerful stress-buster because it releases endorphins, improves our mood, and reduces the stress hormone cortisol levels. Below are some of the […]

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  • How to Fit in More Steps Every Day

    How to Fit in More Steps Every Day

    Nowadays, many of us spend at least a few hours every day sitting at our desk jobs. This can take a toll on our health, contributing to the declining fitness levels and health issues we’re seeing in so many communities throughout the US. Here are some tips for fitting in more physical activity each day. […]

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  • How to Stay on Track With Your Health Goals on Vacation

    How to Stay on Track With Your Health Goals on Vacation

    Vacations are about taking a break and enjoying life. Whatever your budget, good health allows you to pause regular programming and explore wondrously unfamiliar places and activities. Holidays also give you time off to recalibrate and instill wellness habits. So, can you taste new culinary fare and have lazy days of relaxation while still making […]

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  • If You’re Genetically Predisposed to Obesity, Get Plenty of Exercise

    If You’re Genetically Predisposed to Obesity, Get Plenty of Exercise

    If you have a genetic predisposition towards obesity, it’s especially important to get regular exercise. Not only can physical activity help you lose weight, but it can also reduce the effects of genes that make you more likely to gain weight.  In fact, recent research that was published in PLOS Genetics found that individuals with […]

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  • Muscle Soreness After A Workout: Can It Be Prevented?

    Muscle Soreness After A Workout: Can It Be Prevented?

    You’re probably familiar with the soreness that comes days after a vigorous workout. Maybe you’ve been trying to increase your strength and endurance by attending Crossfit classes or working out at the gym more consistently. Regardless of the reason, you’re interested in preventing muscle soreness after a workout. What Is Muscle Soreness?  Muscle soreness is […]

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  • Postpartum Exercise: What To Know About Exercising After Pregnancy

    Postpartum Exercise: What To Know About Exercising After Pregnancy

    Pregnancy and childbirth can cause significant changes to your body. But, with the help of postpartum exercise, you can heal and recover faster and slowly regain strength in the pelvic and abdominal muscles that weaken during pregnancy. While many women are eager to return to their routine, listening to your body and knowing when to […]

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  • How to Know You Need More Calories for Your Workouts

    How to Know You Need More Calories for Your Workouts

    How many calories you need for your workouts depends on many factors, including your weight, height, age, and activity level. In general, most people need around 200-300 more calories per day when active. If you are working out regularly, you may need even more. This blog post will discuss how to know when you need […]

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  • Reasons To Get a Physical Assessment Before Starting an Exercise Program

    Reasons To Get a Physical Assessment Before Starting an Exercise Program

    Your decision to start an exercise program is a good one, but you may also have some questions and concerns. It’s best to address these with a medical professional or trainer before you begin training. In fact, you should schedule a physical assessment before starting any training routine. Read on to learn why. Hidden Health […]

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  • The Best Exercises for Strengthening Every Muscle in Your Arms

    The Best Exercises for Strengthening Every Muscle in Your Arms

    The arms are a part of the body that almost everyone can benefit from developing. They not only help you in everyday tasks such as playing a musical instrument or working in an office, but they are also handy for many sports such as golf and tennis. The best exercises for strengthening every muscle in […]

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