Why Do We Need to Sleep?

Why do we need to sleep? One possibility is that regular sleep cycles give us a break from external stimulation. We “upload” information while we’re awake, then “download” or process it during slumber. Another theory is that sleep gives...

Why Some People Can Lose Weight and Others Can’t

Have you ever wondered why it is that some people can get in shape and stay in shape — while others can’t seem to hold on to a healthy lifestyle even though they want it badly? I believe I found the answer: The meeting room at the Veterans Affairs clinic...

The Best Reason of All to Get to the Gym

I didn’t have any trouble staying active when I was younger. There was plenty to do and plenty of time to do it. I slacked off a bit during college, but still managed to get out for a run and get to the gym at least a few times each week. Then the duties of life...

Pilates vs Yoga – Which Is Best?

It’s a questions about Pilates vs Yoga all the time. Which is best? Your workout time is limited. You can’t do it all. So, would Pilates or yoga be the best choice for you? We don’t want to say, “That depends,” but that’s where we...