Cut Back on the Caffeine

Classified as a psychoactive drug, caffeine is a bitter substance found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, some nuts and certain medicines. It has many effects on the body’s metabolism, including stimulation of the central nervous system. It can make you feel more alert and give you a boost of energy. For most people, the…

BENEFITS OF JOINING A CLUB OR SPORTS TEAM

Staying both physically and socially active as you get older can oftentimes be a struggle. Getting involved in a sports team or club can be very beneficial to your overall health and social well-being. Here are just a few of the benefits. Promotes a Physically Active Lifestyle Going to the gym can get repetitive and…

COMMON EXPOSURES: Fitness Centers

Fitness centers are popular destinations for those looking to get in shape, and the owners and operators of these facilities are passionate about helping their members better their health. However, to best serve their members, owners of fitness centers need to address the unique risks associated with their business. The condition of your gym, trainers…

Fuel Your Workout the Right Way

You have to put gas in your car to make it go, right? The same concept can be applied to your body and working out. Just like you can’t expect your car to get you from point A to point B without fuel, you can’t expect your body to get you through a workout if…