Friday, 17 August 2012

Health Tip: Are You Overtraining?

Health Tip: Are You Overtraining?

-- When it comes to exercise, as with any other activity, it's possible to overdo it.The American Council on Exercise says if you feel more exhausted than energized after a workout, you may be overtraining. The council offers these additional... read more..


Sleep Apnea Affects Many Women, Too

THURSDAY, Aug. 16 -- Although sleep apnea is a condition often associated with men, new research reveals that many women also have the disorder, especially those who are obese or have high blood pressure.Sleep apnea causes frequent pauses in... read more..


'Obese Kid Running' Nike Ad Is Genius: Why The Critics Have It Wrong

The Nike ad that launched during the Olympics, featuring an obese boy running down a dirt road, gave me goose-bumps. Maybe I?m a sucker for those ads that try to knock you in the gut with modest cinematography and a British voiceover (or perhaps it?s because I spent a good portion of my younger life overweight), but I found it incredibly powerful. I can?t imagine it didn?t get a few people off the couch and onto the road, or at least into a less grueling form of exercise than distance running. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News) read more..

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