Tag: sore muscles
Q: I’ve heard that fiber can help with weight control. But how does it work and how much of it do I need?
A: Like all nutrients, fiber plays many important roles in keeping you healthy. It’s most well-known for helping food move through the digestive tract. But it also helps
One of the best fitness tools for seniors is a small, lightweight cylinder made of compressed foam. “Foam rollers can be an effective means to help prevent aches and pain, prevent injuries from workouts, and remain more mobile and active,” says Susan Stich, MSPT, with the UCLA Outpatient Rehabilitation Department.
As we age, we often hear from parts of our bodies that have run on “auto pilot” forever—a knee hurts, our back aches, we wake up stiff and sore. Many of us immediately reach for the painkillers, but some of these can cause harmful side effects in older adults—in fact,
Have you ever wondered how quickly you lose muscle mass? The answer may shock you; you can lose significant muscle mass in only two weeks.
The older you get, the more likely you are to experience aching, sore muscles and fatigue after exercise. While good nutrition and hydration, along with a consistent exercise routine, can help to prevent some of this, supplementation with certain natural compounds can make a significant difference.