If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
You've probably heard most of the hyperbole on abs flattening—from how often you should train to how many reps you have to do. Here, our experts help separate abs facts from fiction.
MYTH Strength-training exercises like crunches will... Read more
Millions of people struggle with the problem of chronic pain (defined as pain lasting longer than three to six months). The severity and frequency of the pain can range from mild, occasional discomfort (such as a typical headache) to intense, c... Read more
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
Do you have orthostatic hypotension? How do you manage it to prevent it from interfering with your workouts?
I have hypotension and orthostatic hypotension. Both have gotten worse as I've gotten into better physical shape. My doctor's advice... Read more
Use Spark’s Health A-Z section to better understand your favorite medical dramas. You can earn points, become well-informed, and it allows you to multi-task (if you can’t seem to sit through a whole show without some kind of activity). I like to lo... Read more
If you spend much time in the gym, you’re probably familiar with the “mirror muscle” crowd. They’re the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirror—chest, abs, shoulders,... Read more
Even if you didn't drink your milk or exercise as much as you should have when you were younger, you can still strengthen your frame. Take our quiz and learn the simple secrets to staying structurally sound.1. Getting enough cal... Read more
This video is 345 !!! I could NOT have done any better at describing what I am going through and it is so creative the way she did it and to where you can actually understand it! Ms. Ignorance cracks me up!... Read more
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