Critically evaluating new studies is necessary if you want to determine what is true and what isn’t. The study discussed here is a perfect example of why you can’t just read the headlines.
I was compelled to learn more after listening to Chris Holder, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Cal Poly in California talk about qigong and the potential benefits to strength training. For the record, Chris Holder holds a doctorate in Medical Qigong (DMQ-China). He also works with athletes from the NFL, MLB, and NBA. Chris speaks of a study in which he co-authored, showing athletes who participated in a 6-week qigong practice (15 minutes a day) along with weight lifting achieved greater strength gains
Moving to a city can improve your quality of life in many ways, but as a consequence of living in an urban environment, there is an imminent health risk that often goes unaddressed.
Products are marketed as superfoods everywhere you look without any merit. Here is one that has actual science to back it up.
For the past few years, health monitoring devices have been hot on the market. Harvard and MIT researchers may have just changed the entire game of wearable health monitoring.
What if you could sit back and relax while simultaneously reducing your all cause-mortality risk? Yes, your risk of dying from any cause! Well, you can, but there’s a catch. You might get a little heated…