Fit Beats Skinny

People are constantly being told to watch their weight, but perhaps the advice should be watch their muscle mass. Research published in The American Journal of Medicine suggests that muscle mass index serves as a better predictor of long life than weight. Most health care professionals are trained to focus Read more…

Exercising with Diabetes

It’s National Diabetes Month! People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise regularly for better blood sugar control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, there are safety precautions diabetics should take while exercising. • Start at a moderate level and build up exercise intensity. This allows the body Read more…