The sensation of thirst declines with age. Even young children who play outdoors in the heat are often reluctant to stop playing and drink water.
In seniors, illness and medications may further reduce thirst or increase urine production. Older adults are
A recent study spanning 11 years and more than 2,000 participants yielded a startling finding: When comparing omega-3 index to conventional cardiovascular risk factors in older adults, it showed that having a low blood omega-3 index was as strong a
A regular exercise routine has become a way of life for many women, and many choose to continue their exercise routines when they become pregnant. Research in the field of maternal fitness has shown that exercise during a non-complicated pregnancy
Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are an essential nutrient in our body that consists of the chain of chemicals obtained from protein. We have 20 different amino acids in our body, 8 of which are considered essential, and 3 are the branch chain aminos that BCAAs are composed
As a personal trainer, you have a unique opportunity to connect with your clients in a personal way. Not only can you help them with their body and health challenges, you can incorporate positive techniques that will make their time
Long trusted by athletes and bodybuilders to help improve athletic performance, the muscle strength supplement creatine remains either unknown or shrouded in myth among the wider population. But increasingly creatine is being recognized by the medical community for the benefits
Aging brings experience, wisdom, and sometimes forgetfulness.
It can definitely bring on the aches and pains!
Apparently the decline in our minds and bodies is inevitable. Unfortunately, that darn fountain of youth has yet to be discovered.
Or has it?
The human gut is an amazing entity. It’s home to a vast network of nerves, neural transmitters and thousands of different microflora that keep our bodies up and running. It’s so complex that scientists sometimes call it “the second brain”.
Even when it’s hot outside, a delicious bowl of sweet corn chowder is a perfect complement to your BBQ favorites. This soup can be adapted to so many culinary styles and flavors. I have used a slightly thicker version as
Zack Lucks, MedFit member and Founder of Glyde, LLC, talks about MedFit Network and the specialty education available through MedFit Classroom.