According to the American Heart Association, a staggering 1 in 3 American children and teenagers are considered overweight or obese. This is now the number one health concern, surpassing both smoking cigarettes and drugs. Physicians are seeing children with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and an increase is Type-2 diabetes diagnoses. The situation is so pervasive and serious that some experts worry this may be the first generation that has a lower life expectancy than the subsequent one.
7 March 2017
If you've been thinking about toning up and losing some weight but don't know where to start, one of the best ways to get things in motion is to work with a personal trainer at your local gym. Most personal trainers offer one-on-one private training sessions to help you achieve what you're looking for. Before you dismiss a personal trainer as unnecessary or too intense, you should understand some of the things that they can do for you.
8 February 2016
Now that mountain biking season is here, you're probably itching to get out and enjoy some excellent singletrack. But the back country is no place to be stranded in the event that your bike experiences a malfunction, so be sure that you have it checked out by your favorite bike repair shop before you hit the trails this summer. Even the best laid plans can so south, however, so make sure you're prepared for whatever minor catastrophes might befall you on the trail.
26 May 2015
With razor manufacturers seeing a $2.3 billion loss in recent years, there's no denying that beards are trending. But, if you're an older gentleman who can't seem to grow facial hair, you might not be so pleased with the current fad. There's good news, though. One of the main reasons why older men can't grow whiskers is because they've acquired age-induced hypogonadism -- a common condition that can be treated with steroid supplements.
4 May 2015