How Quickly Should My Heart Rate Recover After Exercise?

There are many ways to measure your strength and stamina, allowing you to track gains in your exercise routine. However, perhaps the most important measurement of all is the performance of just...

6 Ways to Show Yourself Love This Valentine’s Day

Forget sappy romantic dinners, heart-shaped candies, and greeting cards this Valentine’s Day. Instead, focus on the person who truly matters most in your life: You!

Quick Tips for Cleaning Your Fitness Equipment

While you might always make a point to wipe down shared equipment at a public gym, you may not think much about cleaning your fitness equipment at home. Follow these tips to keep things clean...

2020 Diet Trends

From programs that work, to those you should avoid — here's a closer look at the food and diet trends to watch in 2020.

5 Great Reasons to Give Therapy a Try

A big misconception about therapy is that it’s only for people facing significant mental illness. But if any of the following apply to you, it may be time to give therapy a go...

Nurturing Your Child’s Mental Health

As a parent you have the responsibility of nurturing your child’s mental health. While no simple feat, you can follow these simpler, more achievable steps.

4 Food-Drug Interactions to Know About

Did you know there are foods that you should avoid eating while taking certain types of prescription medications? Here’s a look at four foods to watch out for...

The Season of Giving: How to Give Back While Getting Fit

Here are just a few ideas to explore if you're looking to give back while you get the exercise you need to stay healthy this holiday season...

The Strange Reason You Get Itchy Legs When Working Out

Itchy legs? Itchy arms? If you’ve ever had to stop yourself mid-workout to address your itchy skin, you aren’t alone. Here's what's happening...

Emotional Eating: Why We Do It and How to Stop

While you may not be able to avoid stress, boredom, or fatigue, you can better control how you react to these emotional eating triggers...
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The Dangers of Vaping (and How to Quit!)

It's not known exactly why severe vape related illness have had such a recent surge, but reports have shown that e-cigarettes can pose significant health risks, including death...

3 Signs You’re Exercising Too Much

For a small percentage of people, it’s hard to stop working out or to even skip a day at the gym, but coul you be getting too much of a good thing?

What Science Says About the Food Combining Trend

Food combining is one trending myth that isn’t substantiated by basic biology, but it continues to grow in popularity. Here's why it doesn’t work...

Are You in a Toxic Relationship? 5 Signs to Watch for (And What to...

If any of the following warning signs are familiar feelings in your relationship, it may be time to move on for the good of your mental and physical health...

Eating Mushrooms is Good for Your Mental Health

New study shows that eating mushrooms may cut risk of cognitive decline in half. There is no single miracle food that can dramatically improve your health. However, there are many foods that can make a...

Here’s Why it’s Better to Workout in the Morning

Instead of breaking promises to fit in a workout in the evening, here's why it's more beneficial to your body and your brain to start your day with fitness...

Gradients of Grief: Understanding the Different Forms of Grief

In life, loss is inevitable, and grief can take many different forms. However, complicated grief, traumatic grief, or prolonged grief may require intervention.

Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

As exciting as the back-to-school season can be, it can also drum up lots of anxiety in both kids and parents awaiting the first day of class.

Salt Swaps to Lower Your Sodium Intake

It’s possible to cut the salt in your diet without constantly eating bland, flavorless foods. Try experimenting with these low-sodium strategies...

Sneaky Ways to Work Out When You’re Short on Time

There are tons of different ways to engage your muscles and increase your heart rate, and many of them can be incorporated into activities you do already...