Most people know that exercise is a great way to relieve stress. What rarely gets attention is the fact that reducing stress levels can actually improve exercise performance and recovery. Technically, exercise is a form of positive stress. Your body receives a stimulus, then adapts in a positive manner. The immediate results are better performance, increases in strength and less body fat. This is what is known as an “acute stress response” – a specific stimulus that lasts for a temporary period. Acute stressors can be very healthy, and are necessary for any type of growth.
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It’s getting hot out there. You know what that means: beach and pool party invitaitons incoming! Finally, it’s time to show off everything you accomplished during the off season. Not quite ready for that first unveiling of the summer? Get with this plan, and you will be in no time.
If you’ve ever visited the southeastern U.S., chances are you’ve spotted a saw palmetto. It’s hard to miss the large fan of green, saw-like fronds protruding from the base of this plant.
But they’re not just interesting to look at. The extract of the saw palmetto’s red berries may actually provide benefits for men’s health.
Father’s Day is fast approaching. But before we shower our dads, husbands and brothers with ties and power tools, let’s take a quick time-out to celebrate Men’s Health Week.
Men’s Health Week was created to raise awareness of health issues and preventive measures for men and boys of all ages. Here are some helpful tips to share with the special man in your life (or yourself!):
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