When David Lyons was diagnosed with MS at the age of 47, like many who receive a chronic diagnosis, it sent him into a tailspin. Numb from the chest down, David had a choice. He said he could take his MS lying down... or fight it like David fought Goliath. This prompted Lyons to become both David and Goliath, beginning a weightlifting regimen that would help him go on to win a title in a bodybuilding contest, devoting himself to a lifetime of good health and fitness. If you have MS too, there is plenty of new research out there that suggests that not only is weightlifting safe for MS patients, it is also highly beneficial. From improvements in your overall health to mood boosting perks, here are 5 reasons why lifting can lead to a healthier and happier you...
With Thanksgiving finally passed (not that we didn't enjoy...but geez!) you might be thinking of creative ways to get rid of these dang holiday leftovers! It would be nice to just throw it all away, but that's wasteful. We won't be advising that...EVER! So, here's how we can enjoy some leftover turkey and dressing in a much healthier way.
There are many misconceptions when it comes to weightlifting. Many people think of the big, bulky body-builders strutting their stuff at the gym or flexing in the mirror. However, when it comes to health and weight loss, weightlifting and strength training
No one wants to eat food that is bad for them. If given a choice between delicious food that is an excellent source of energy for the body, and delicious food that will make your body feel sluggish and slow,