Each weekend, we share our favorite articles and posts from around the fitness and wellness blogosphere during the past seven days. It’s The Week in Wellness. Enjoy!
Check out this Taco Pasta Bake from IowaGirlEats!
5 Million Americans are dealing with heart failure. As many as 40 percent of them may suffer from depression. A new study demonstrates a link between exercise and better outcomes for both depression and heart failure.
Weightlifting author and expert Lou Schuler says that novice weight-lifters who are afraid of getting too bulky underestimate the drastic action they’d need to take to ever build such bulk.
Behold the 90-year old record holder in Pole Vault!
REI presents this elaborate, amusing, convenient flowchart to help you choose exactly the right bicycle for yourself.
Here at Stronger U Fitness, our Olympic Challenge included a contestant-run potluck. Check out our tasty selections and their recipes!
A recent study has suggested such a powerful correlation between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease, that some have gone as far as to refer to Alzheimer’s as “Type 3 Diabetes”. While the findings are preliminary, publications from Time Magazine to Doctor Oz have addressed the issue of how the brain uses insulin.
Marc Ambinder presents straight talk on America’s obesity epidemic.
Preserving Kale by chopping it up and freezing it like an ice cube? Do read on.
Is gluten only a problem if you have Celiac Disease? You might want to think again. Dr. Brooke Explains.
Makenna Goodman writes in this Huffington Post article about the true meaning of organic – and why the term is deceptive.
This Cooper Institute / TodayIWill
article explains the benefits of water exercise, and how to protect yourself from the sun’s negative effects.
Aerobic Exercise has long been recommended for preventing or addressing Diabetes. A recent study has suggested that weight training can also protect against the disease.
Researchers have discovered a molecule that creates healthy heart cells called cardiomyocytes.
Check out this Share Guide interview of Dr. Andrew Weil – covering a wide range of nutritious eating topics.
Fitness specialist Max Shank talks about becoming strong through the adversity faced growing up.
Fit and Feminist surveys the public criticism of female Olympians based on their appearance.
Great, incisive article. Note: Contains some obscene language.
NBC 7 San Diego reporter interviews blind paralympian Lex Gillette. He plays a mean piano too!
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And in other news, Olympic cyclists have enormous quadriceps.
A yoga studio in NYC combines traditional Vinyasa flow yoga with acrobatic techniques. It literally stands your yoga practice on its head! (Yeah, sorry.) Here’s just the video.