The Science Behind the Stretch

The Science Behind the Stretch

When a muscle feels tight — whether it’s because you’ve charged into a new activity, performed repetitive movement patterns, or settled into sedentary postures — you instinctively stretch it out. This might feel great in the moment, but the effect is usually fleeting.
Understanding Belly Fat

Understanding Belly Fat

As a dietitian and trainer, I’ve met people time and time again who have this same lamentation about their midsection. Why does fat seem to gravitate there so easily? What is it about our middles that makes that fat so stubborn and hard to lose? And how can we see some changes?
5 Ways to Get Your Fitness Routine Back on Track

5 Ways to Get Your Fitness Routine Back on Track

Illness is just one reason you might fall off the fitness wagon. Injury; surgery; postpartum recovery; a major life event, such as a divorce or death; a consuming work project; or simply losing interest in an exercise routine can all disrupt your trajectory. And while the world may be chanting, “No excuses!” the reality is that life is full of ups and downs and pauses and resets.

10 Daily Habits to Live to 100

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