Why Running is Good for You?

A majority of those who lead a sedentary lifestyle are of the opinion that runners or joggers trot to shed pounds. Of course, running for short or long distances on a regular basis can lead to burning of excess flab causing weight loss you’d be pleasantly surprised to know that losing weight is not a priority for a great majority of runners. Running routinely helps you stay fit and trim as well as offers you the liberty to whet your appetite by tucking into favorite Read More +

Dieting Can Actually Help in Improvement of Mood

For long people have been under the impression that dieting more often than not, led to acute mood swings causing the dieters to lose their temper easily. However, a recent study has, after carrying out a protracted trial that extended to two-years, have established that individuals who were on a regular diet had a stimulating sex life, slept peacefully, and remained more composed. Those participating in the trial that were either overweight without being obese or had normal weight if they were successful in cutting Read More +

The paradox of ‘Fatness’ v. Fitness

Until recently most professionals and researchers thought that the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator and extra weight (or obesity) was the number one indicator of a likelihood towards mortality due to its negative cardiovascular impact. However, recent study conducted by Dr. Carl Lavie, the medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans showed that physical fitness in fact played an integral role of not only the cardiovascular system, but also the likelihood of illnesses and Read More +