There are a few simple ways of determining the cardiovascular intensity of an exercise session. Measuring heart rate using a heart monitoring chest strap, or a fitness device worn on the wrist, will continuously track heart rate. Also, measuring your heart rate on your wrist with your fingers is also a valid, traditional and non-technological method. A well-established formula of determining the optimal heart rate in a workout (assuming you are not a competitive athlete) is to follow this calculation: Subtract your age from 220, and then calculate what 60 to 90 percent of that number is. That is the target heart rate that corresponds to a moderately intensive workout. … [Read more...] about Is Your Exercise Becoming Too Easy?
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For exercise that requires flexibility, it’s a good idea to schedule for when your body temperature is at its peak. For all chronotypes, that’s about three hours after waking and again in the early evening. (Yoga is a great end-of-day exercise, as it helps you relax and unwind physically and mentally.) You’re most likely to be stiff when your body temperature is at its lowest—that’s during the first 90 minutes of your waking day, again around mid-afternoon, and starting around three hours before bed. … [Read more...] about Exercise and Its Benefits for Sleep
14. Cleaning Of Gastrointestinal Tract: Beer is a good source of soluble fibres that promote general health by cleaning the GI tract. Hence, it keeps the heart healthy and also cleans out the digestive tract. … [Read more...] about See What Happens To Your Body If You Drink One Beer Every Day
On A Final Note… Health experts and doctors say that if a person discovers that they are experiencing a craving for orange juice, then they should feel free to indulge the craving. Defined to be a healthy addiction, it is all right to enjoy occasional glasses of orange juice. However, if the craving intensifies or is present for several days then it is wise to visit the doctor. … [Read more...] about Why Is Your Body Craving Orange Juice?
Throughout 2005, my dad and I worked together to create a new split-brain model that focused on the salient divide in the brain being between both hemispheres of the cerebrum (Latin for "brain") and both hemispheres of the cerebellum (Latin for "little brain"). After his death in 2007, I continued to keep my antennae up for new research linking the importance of functional connectivity between all four hemispheres. … [Read more...] about Highly Creative People Have Well-Connected Brain Hemispheres