• musica HIIT treino

    How to improve your performance in HIIT trainings

    High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has many benefits over traditional moderate intensity aerobic exercise, but is demanding and might be unpleasant. Research has shown that listening to your own music playlist during HIIT might make the experience less unpleasant, and give better physiological results.

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    What is the connection between exercise and bad teeth?

    Competitive athletes have poorer dental condition compared with non-athletes, and the reason has to do with changes in the salivary flow and pH during exercise. Athletes need to pay special attention to their dental care to avoid problems.

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    Standing up is healthier for your body

    Two recent studies published in the medical literature support the idea that it is healthier for your body—and even your DNA—if you spend less time sitting and more time standing.

  • mente na musculacao

    Secret of a good weight training

    People working out with weights often focus more on moving the weight or what is happening around them, but this will not give them the best results. You need to use the power of your mind-body connection instead.

  • bananas atletas

    Why is the banana so important for sports recovery?

    Bananas are excellent for post-workout recovery. They quickly replace lost calories, contain fiber and antioxidants; bananas may be healthier than sports drinks.

  • high intensity interval training

    A new trend in exercise: shorter and more intense

    Research has shown that people predisposed to diabetes or high blood pressure get better health benefits from 3 more intense shorter periods of exercise throughout the day rather than one longer 30 minute session.

  • ossos elasticos

    Eight tips for healthy bones — Part 1

    We offer the first four of 8 tips for healthy bones, including weight-bearing exercise, jumping, avoiding being too thin or drinking too much coffee.

  • sex exercise

    Sex and exercise: two big conclusions

    Sexual intercourse is very unlikely to provoke a heart attack, and a sexual encounter can be a significant type of exercise. Men burn about 4 calories per minute, and women 3 per minute, which surely varies from person to person and couple to couple.