Health & Fitness Digest - 5 March

Health & Fitness Digest - 5 March

In today’s health & fitness digest:

  • Iron supplementation shown to boost mental performance in women without iron anaemia
  • High fat dairy “beats” low fat dairy in lowering blood pressure, triglycerides and VLDL Cholesterol
  • Blood levels of Omega 3 affect your risk of depression
  • Yet another study that demonstrates that you don’t need to take sodium for hot/humid endurance races
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The Digest - 3 June

The Digest - 3 June
  • Love at first sight? Or is there something more to it?
  • Your boss hates these 4 things, and you can use that to your advantage.
  • Don’t let your core temp ruin your next race.
  • Overheating during exercise impairs brain function (potential long-term damage?)
  • Clear up your confusion about “hand entry” in swimming.
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The Digest - March 26

  • The first ever major statistic review reveals that adherence to the USDA dietary guidelines is linked to dramatic rise in obesity.
  • Thinking of buying a “jogging stroller”? Here are some suggestions.
  • Insight into hydration for hot weather endurance training.
  • Most common posture problems causing you all sorts of pains and niggles and how to fix them.
  • Another punch in the gut for antibiotics: linked to increased risk of Type II Diabetes.
  • All you need to know about “seeds”.
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The Digest - March 24

  • Dehydration shown to clearly increase levels of perceived fatigue in endurance athletes.
  • New study reveals how gluten can cause weight gain by blocking receptors for the “hunger hormone”.
  • Chemicals in everyday household items are getting into your bloodstream daily.
  • High intensity interval training more beneficial for heart health than moderate cardio.
  • A number of carbs clearly cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Easy mobility drills to mobilize your thoracic spine and get rid of neck/shoulder pain.
  • A “must watch” video.
  • Productivity hack: easy tip to clean your microwave.
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