This Week’s What Do I Need to Know About……Weightlifting, Rain, and Bacon
You’re generally a health conscious person. You eat well, go running and maybe even do strength training. But do you know the best way to lift weights to fight anxiety? Or that a rainy jog might give you a metabolic boost? How about bacon…that’s healthier?…
Running Isn’t Funny Money: How Exercising Can Keep Your Wallet In Shape Too
Everyone knows that exercise can keep your body fit, but did you know that working out can help keep your wallet in shape, too? Being active can help you live longer and save you money on medical costs too. A recent study following cardiac patients…
How to Ace A Life Insurance Medical Exam as a Runner
We all know running is great for your body and mind, but did you know these benefits can give you a financial advantage to your life insurance rates as well? Most insurance companies will ask for a medical exam before giving you your cheapest rate….
Ryan Hall’s Journey from Professional Athlete to Family Man
Professional marathoner and two-time Olympian Ryan Hall knows a thing or two about managing a to-do list. Between training, racing, coaching at his daughter’s high school, traveling as an international speaker and being a husband to fellow professional marathoner, Sara Hall, Ryan’s days are usually…
Health IQ Hero Tyler Burkey On Being A Runner, Spartan Racer and #FitDad
Meet Health IQ Hero Tyler Burkey, a husband, father of 6 children and an active runner and Spartan racer. He recently became insured by Health IQ. Q. How long have you been running? A. I started running in earnest 9 years ago as a way…
Health Hero Steven Raft, Runner and Dad
In honor of #TransformationTuesday, we’re highlighting one of our Health IQ clients, Steven Raft. Steven is a runner, husband and father of two. At the age of 56, Steven is in the best shape of his life, having turned his health around after an inspiring…
Fitness News – April 24: 80-Year-Old Running Couple and More
We’ve curated the best fitness, nutrition and health news backed by data and science over the last week. We’ll share brief highlights every Monday. Signup to get news delivered straight to your inbox: 80-Year-Old Running Couple Going Strong #FitCouples Margaret and J.R. Vaughn, who are both…
Meditating Just Before Exercise Reduces Depressive Symptoms by 40%
A recent study concluded that meditating just before exercise can boost mental health symptoms and brain function significantly more than when doing each activity by itself.
Bedtime Beverages to Lose Weight and Boost Performance
Most people know that sugar and caffeine are bad to have before bed. But what nutrients should you drink right before bed to sleep your way to a better workout?
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