These are the top health articles I find around the web that I think are cutting edge, cool, and just plain awesome.
Inflammation is killing you! How can you lower stress when exercising? What supplements will help you preserve muscle? And cool new technology to help you not be bored with working out are just some of the things discussed in this weeks articles.
Concerned about inflammation? These foods may help. by Carrie Dennett
There’s a lot of talk about inflammation and anti-inflammatory diets — but there’s also a lot of misinformation and confusion surrounding these nutrition buzz words. Many people aren’t quite clear on what inflammation is and why we should be concerned about it. And then there are the plentiful myths about which foods affect inflammation. Here’s what you need to know.
Exercising with a friend might be better for your health than exercising all alone, reducing stress and improving quality of life. New research suggests that group exercise, such as in a fitness class setting, may reduce stress by about a quarter but people who go solo may not see any change at all.
Nutritional strategies for preserving muscle by Dr Jane Riley
Great info on protein and vitamin D and its benefit for maintaining muscle.
Here’s some of the most innovative gyms, exercise classes and fitness equipment that will keep you in shape while out of the cold, but thanks to their use of technology, are unique enough to ensure you’re not bored out of your mind while working out.