The gluteus medius is a key stabilizer muscle of the hip joint, which acts to abduct and both externally and internally rotate the hip. It therefore plays an important role in knee joint alignment. There are many injuries in which a weak or misfiring gMed is implicated....
Sad news for folks who, at the end of a sweltering day, opt for the bar instead of a run, dismissing exercise in hot weather as downright dangerous. Assuming the mercury is south of 100 degrees, and that you are not obese and are somewhat fit, go ahead and get out there...
If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome, then sticking to the same exercise routine in hopes of a better body is nuts. Here are five ways to mix it up and increase your calorie burn, for crazy-good results.
For hikers, football players, endurance athletes and a growing range of elite and recreational exercisers, the best approach to preventing potentially serious reductions in blood sodium level is to drink when thirsty, according...
Scientists at Washington State University have shown that berries, grapes and other fruits can convert excess white fat into calorie-burning "beige" fat.
Employee burnout is a $300 billion problem worldwide. Just under half of American workers reporting feeling "a disabling reaction to stress on the job," according to a survey done by the American Institute of Stress. And a large chunk of that price tag is due to employee's...
Stacey Kives Bigley thought she was in great shape when she ran her first half marathon in 2012. "I was running all the time," she recalls. Then, in December 2014, she took her first Orange Theory class and realized she wasn't as fit as she thought. "I was sore for three...
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