The Positive Effects Walking Has on the Body

Believe it or not, walking is a great activity for your body and mind. Not only is it easy to do, but it has many positive effects on the body. For starters, it improves your cardiovascular fitness, reduces back pain, and improves your functionality. But is it too good to be true? Well, not exactly. Walking has more benefits than most people realize. Let’s take a look at some of the many benefits of walking. Continue reading The Positive Effects Walking Has on the Body

Staff Stories: The Relationship Between Weight Loss and Muscle

By Melissa Abramovich, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen

Aside from being eye candy, muscle does some really important things for your overall health.

At the bottom of this article, there is a video. This is a Q&A session with Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD about content related to the Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It was sent to me by an endocrinologist, who thought I might find the message interesting, which I did. And now, I would like to share it with you.

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