Thursday, August 30, 2018

Is American Football Safe?

Is American Football safe? The answer may surprise you when compared to many other sports. Read details HERE

Recent Evidence Suggests Even One Drink Is Unhealthy: Did they Overreact To The Data?

A study just released says even one drink is too many. It is controversial and may overinterpret the data and extrapolate to world wide experience very local issues as an increased risk of tuberculosis which is fundamentally nonexistent in the US. Read HERE and decide for yourself

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

What Exercise Improves Mental Health The Most?

What exercise improves mental health the most? It may surprise you to learn team sports do the most for our down days. Read details HERE

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Placebo Pills Can Help Even If You Know You Are Taking Them

 We all have heard of the placebo effect. It can be powerful. It can even be effective if you know you are taking a placebo. Read details HERE

Monday, August 27, 2018

Incredibly Sensible Sleep Hints

Sleep hints that are practical and anyone can follow from the upcoming book Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night's Rest. Read details HERE

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Cognitive Appraisal

A technique called cognitive appraisal or disassociating from the challenging portions of exercise can help you get through it. Read details HERE

Thursday, August 23, 2018

How Breaking Rules Can Help In Life

Are you a rule follower. Read HERE how sometimes breaking rules can advance and help you in life and your career.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

What is Carb Rinsing And Why Did We See It In The World Cup

What is the carb rinsing thing they were doing in the World Cup and can it help you in your sport. Seems like maybe for endurance or long lasting activities. Find details HERE

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

New Research On Slowing Aging

New research utilizing some cancer fighting type medications may hold some help for slowing the aging process. Read details HERE

Sunday, August 19, 2018

How To Make A Hard Workout Easier

Studies have demonstrated that listening to upbeat music can increase your effort. Read details of a blinded sWorkouttudy HERE

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

7 Charts That Help Explain The Growing Obesity Epidemic

7 charts that demonstrate much of the reason for the growing obesity epidemic. Do any apply to you? Some of them are easily addressed. Details HERE

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A Diverse Diet May Not Be Healthier

We all assumed we should eat a variety of foods and a diverse diet, but recent research raises questiuons. Diverse diets may include more processed foods and other unhealthy choices. Read details HERE

Monday, August 13, 2018

We All Need Unplugged, Screen Free Time Each Day

Time alone without the wired interruptions and distractions is critical for health. Not many of us get it. Find out why it's important HERE

Friday, August 10, 2018

Intermittent Fasting And Its Benefits

Additional information regarding the benefits of intermittent fasting. It continues to gain traction. Read details HERE

Thursday, August 9, 2018

How Sleep Affects Your Relationships

Poor sleep can jeopardize relationships. Think about that cranky 2 year old that missed his nap. Don't let that be you. Read details HERE

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

11 Characteristics Of Irresistible People

11 characteristics most of us could adopt to make ourselves irresistible in work and social situations Find them HERE

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Achieve Your Wildest Dreams With Big Goals

If you want to achieve big dreams you need to set big goals. Small goals achieve small results. Read a discussion on the topic HERE

Monday, August 6, 2018

Marriage Decreases Your Heart Disease Risk

Most of your heart disease risk is due to genetics and lifestyle habits, but 20% has been shown associated with social factors. marriage is one of those and the effect is larger than you might expect. Find details HERE

Sunday, August 5, 2018

A Short High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Program

A short fairly straight forward HIIT program as demonstrated by Anna Kaiser shown HERE It can maximize the efficiency of your workout.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

A New Look At Ulnar Collateral Ligament "Tommy John" Elbow Injuries

My partner at Washington University Matthew Smith MD an elbow ligament and throwing injury expert and Spencer Lake PhD a Washington University Mechanical Engineer have received a grant to look at innovative ways to image the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow utilizing polarized light. This should give us more information regarding structural properties and how better to treat these injuries. This work featured in the St. Louis Post Dispatch article from the Business Section HERE is truly exciting given the number of these injuries that are occurring in younger and younger athletes.

Early To Bed And Early To Rise May Help Mental Health

Early risers have demonstrated a decreased risk of depression. Read details HERE

Friday, August 3, 2018

Introvert/Extrovert: How To Manage In Work And Life

You may be an introvert or an extrovert and both can succeed in life, but it helps to understand how best to deal with each type. Find out HERE

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Why Is Doing Nothing So Important?

The art of doing nothing can be incredible important to recharging and keeping your creative self going. Important for work, play and family. Idle time is ok. Find details HERE