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Is Exercise The Best Defense Against Depression and Heart Disease?

Is Exercise The Best Defense Against Depression and Heart Disease?

New research, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, explores the link between two conditions, finding that for many who suffer from depression, exercise is the best treatment that keeps both the mind and the body healthy. What is Depression? Depression is a disorder that affects around […]

The 4 Tips You Need to Get Your Morning Workout Started

The 4 Tips You Need to Get Your Morning Workout Started

Working out is really tough on its own, but if you’re also trying to do it first thing in the morning like before work or class, it could be even more difficult for you. You idolize those people who get up to run miles before […]

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

📸: @culturekitty Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and […]

10 Fall-Inspired Fitness Tips You Need To Know!

10 Fall-Inspired Fitness Tips You Need To Know!

Just because the leaves are changing color and the temperature is dropping, doesn’t mean your motivation should follow suit! If the colder weather and lack of motivation is keeping you from your fitness goals, these 10 fall-inspired fitness tips may help. Make a motivation board […]

New Study: Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Prevents Depression

New Study: Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Prevents Depression

Depression is a disorder that affects around 6.7% of adults in the United States each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 300 million people currently live with the disorder. This disorder is not a normal “up and down” of emotions; this […]

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report in June 2017 that says there is evidence that three interventions may slow cognitive decline and the onset of dementia, though much more testing is needed. What is Dementia? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, […]