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Stay 40 years old . . . for the next 40, 50, or 60 years?


The images of the mice are from one of the elegant MIT studies from Poutahidis et al investigating the effects of Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC PTA 6475. Even if you are not a fan of reading such detailed experimental studies, I urge you to read these, as they are well-written, wonderfully detailed, and written by people who have a real understanding of the full implications of the work they are doing.

Specifically, the above photo shows what happens at 12 months of age in control mice (example on left) compared to mice fed L. reuteri in their water (example on right). Notice that the control mouse is fat, while the treated mouse is slender.

8 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

It’s that time of the year when you really want to have some fun and feel your best. Yet, it’s also a time to watch out for the seasonal health woes – from flu bugs to excess party indulgences. Good news! There’s a lot you can do to help your body weather the season so you […]

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Tips To Help You Stay In Shape

For many people, getting fit seems like an impossible task. It takes time and stamina and doesn’t appear to be all that fun. However, with the right workout plan, tailored to what you can do and what you find enjoyable, getting fit and staying fit can be a lifelong hobby. Following are some tips to get into the swing of things.

Ideally, your workouts should follow the same order every time: first, work with dumbbells, which works smaller muscles. Next, switch to barbells. Finally, move to the free-weight machines. You will have progressively engaged all the muscle groups in your body and are therefore more likely to see results in all sizes of muscles.

Great Information To Help You Stay Fit

Fitness is an important part of many people’s lives. However, it is sometimes difficult to gain sufficient knowledge about fitness, because there is so much material available on the topic. The article following this paragraph will break down and describe some of the common goals and achievements of those who have reached their ideal state of well-being; or at least came close.

Lifting lighter weights with more reps is better at building strength than lifting heavy weights a few times. Doing this means your muscles have to exert more force than using weightier equipment at slower velocities. Opt for an amount of weight that represents 50% of your maximum lifting ability.