Why Older Adults Should Run More

It’s best to slow down as we get older-or is it? A new study focused on running and its association with walking economy, the rate of O2 consumed per distance covered which is thought to… Read More »

How Cold Is Too Cold?

It is that time of year when many of us will want to jog, ski, and participate in other outdoor winter fun. We know when to be caution about the heat, but do we know… Read More »

5 Benefits of Avocado Oil

Although it has not  reached celebrity status like coconut oil, avocado oil is rapidly gaining momentum in natural health circles. The flesh of the avocado fruit, depending on weight, can contain up to 30 percent… Read More »

Weight Training Key to Battling Belly Fat

Researcher found that combining aerobic activities with weight, or resistance training is key to preserving muscle and avoiding weight gain, particularly age-related belly fat. Measuring waist circumference is a key indicator of healthy body composition… Read More »

Scoliosis and Yoga

Scoliosis affects over 6 million people. The disorder is usually diagnosed between the ages of 10-15 causing children to be fitted for a brace that is worn 23 hours per day. A new study, however,… Read More »

Laughter, Brain Fitness in Older Adults

According to a new study, laughter may not only be the best medicine; it may also offer a way to improve memory. Researchers examined the relationship between cortisol and memory, and investigated whether humor and… Read More »

Box Jumping for Aerobic Training

You can get a great cardio workout with the right kind of box jumping routines. Find a 12 inch plyometric stool or “box,” and repeatedly jump onto it, both feet at the same time, and… Read More »

How to Feel Full Longer

Naturally high fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients and not hearing your stomach grumble an hour later. You should aim to include a fiber source in every meal and snack. These are healthy… Read More »

Exercise or Relaxation May Reduce Anxiety

If you feel that nothing is going your way and everyone is against you, maybe what you need is a few minutes of exercise or relaxation. Either option can reduce the tendency to view new… Read More »

Does Caffeine Help Performance?

Even though caffeine has been found to be one of the safer ergogenic aids, it is still banned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) when found in urine concentrations exceeding 15 µg/mL. With energy drinks… Read More »



Diane, 68

“Best Christmas present ever! I started working out at Y.E.S. Fitness six years ago working with a coach once a week. Since then I have lost a total of 20 lbs., I am stronger than I…

Christine, 44

“Goodbye muffin top! I have lost ten pounds and two pant sizes in six months. I have ran my first 5K which I could not run before because of lack of stamina and knee problems.…

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