Category: Advice

Train With Joe

/ Posted 04.18.2014

According to the December ’12 Bottom Line Health, coffee can reduce pain. Subjects who drank just one cup of coffee … continue reading

Don’t Get Stoned

/ Posted 03.18.2014

According to those who have had to pass them, kidney stones are an incredibly painful affliction. Doctors suggest drinking plenty … continue reading

Tea Cures Acne?

/ Posted 03.12.2014

• According to the March ’13 Better Nutrition, green tea can significantly improve acne. That comes from an eight-week trial … continue reading

Up With People

/ Posted 03.03.2014

If you listen to the negative voice in your head, you’re bound to get down. It’s self-sabotage. In fact, many of … continue reading

Crappy Tummy Tamer

• According to the September ’13 Reader’s Digest, sewage may soothe. Say what? “With a procedure informally known as a … continue reading

A Brew or Two Postworkout?

/ Posted 01.08.2014

Q: Is it okay to have a beer or two after training to relax? A: Drinking alcohol after training is … continue reading

Derailing Migraines

/ Posted 01.05.2014

A killer headache can ruin a good workout. If you get them frequently and if they are intense enough to be … continue reading

Side-Stitch Hitch

/ Posted 12.27.2013

You’ve probably experienced a pain in your side during aerobic-type exercise and thought, “What the heck is that?” It’s believed … continue reading

The Solution to Boredom

/ Posted 12.24.2013

When you’re bored or forced to do “mindless” activities, you often look for more interesting stuff to do, but maybe … continue reading

Cavities Are Contagious

• According to the May ’13 Bottom Line Health, “Bacteria in the mouth can cause cavities, [so] cavities and gum … continue reading

Squeeze to Please

Could the key to a monogamous relationship for men be arms? No, not building them, hugging with them. According to … continue reading

Sleep It Off

/ Posted 11.12.2013

According to the April ’13 Prevention, a study at the New York Obesity Research Center found that sleep-restricted people may … continue reading

Look Away

/ Posted 11.10.2013

When the pain is too much, divert your eyes or even close them. So says a report in the September … continue reading

Memory, Coregasms and Happiness

• According to the September ’12 Health, walking outside can improve your memory and attention span by 20 percent. That’s … continue reading

Stress Hormones, Rip-offs and Assertiveness

• According to the December ’12 Prevention, a study by the American Chemical Society found that eating 1.4 ounces of … continue reading

Fast-Talking Influence

/ Posted 09.25.2013

We often associate fast talkers with hyperactivity—or even scams. Slick con artists are usually “fast talkers,” but there is another … continue reading

The Art of Anger

When you’re boiling mad, what do you do? Stomp around the house yelling? Punch the stuffing out of a throw pillow? Maybe … continue reading

More Chill, Less Ill

/ Posted 09.19.2013

When it’s cold out, we love to bundle up by the fireplace to stay toasty, but it may be better … continue reading

Testosterone, Fear and Fat Loss

•According to the January ’13 Bottom Line Health, big T, as in testosterone, is linked to honesty. “Men given testosterone … continue reading

Relax and Remember

/ Posted 09.13.2013

We’ve all been frustrated when we can’t remember where we put something—like our car keys—resulting in lots of wasted time … continue reading

Do Reps to De-Stress

/ Posted 09.10.2013

According to the November ’12 Health, a study out of Tel Aviv University in Israel showed that people who exercised … continue reading

4 Optimistic Characteristics

Positive people tend to be happier and live longer—so say recent studies. So what are the characteristics of an optimist? … continue reading

Nap Like a Dog

/ Posted 08.23.2013

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, we can improve our benefits from napping by watching how dogs do it … continue reading

Profanity for Power?

/ Posted 08.11.2013

Does swearing make your workouts better? Consider that many commercial gyms will not tolerate profanity and obnoxious behavior. One successful … continue reading

Partner Power

/ Posted 08.08.2013

Do you work out with a partner, or do you go solo? If part of the reason you lift is … continue reading

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