Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

A Trainer Explains How and When to Work Out to Burn the Most Fat

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

To better understand how to maximize fat burn, POPSUGAR spoke with Pratik Patel, director of performance nutrition and assistant strength and conditioning coach for the New York Giants. While this is great news for those looking to burn fat and lose weight, Pratik told POPSUGAR that the fuel source predominately used (carbohydrates vs. fats) is dictated by the intensity of the workout. If you choose to do steady-state cardio, you'll burn higher proportions of fat in your workout, whereas more intense workouts will lead to a greater calorie burn in the 24 hours following your workout.

Got Weight Loss on Your Mind? Here’s How You Can Lose 2 Pounds in ONLY 1 WEEK

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Devising a plan to lose to weight can seem cumbersome when you have loads of information and diets constantly being praised as "the best" for weight loss. Finally, if you eat 1,000 fewer calories than what you burn with exercise, you'll lose two pounds in a week.

Ryan Reynolds Says He Knows What It’s Like on the ‘Darker End’ of the Anxiety Spectrum

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ryan Reynolds understands this. In an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday, Reynolds talked about what it’s like to find yourself on the “darker end” of the anxiety spectrum. “I have anxiety, I’ve always had anxiety,” Reynolds told the New York Times.

Brandon Brooks of the Philadelphia Eagles Uses the ‘Law of Averages’ to Cope With His Anxiety

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Anxiety can present in a lot of ways, and for many people, that includes physical manifestations. You’ve probably heard people talk about symptoms like feeling as though your heart is racing or you can’t breathe. But there are other physical symptoms

Prince Cause of Death: Singer Had High Level of Fentanyl in Body, Autopsy Report Says

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

On Tuesday, a toxicology report for the late singer Prince's confirmed his body contained an "exceedingly high" level of fentanyl at the time of death. The amount of fentanyl present in Prince's blood was 67.8 micrograms per liter. At 57, the "Little Red Corvette" singer— born Prince Rogers Nelson—was found dead April 2016 in an elevator at his home outside Minneapolis.

Exercise Your Brain to Improve Memory in Retirement

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

When retired professor Darlene Howard taught in the psychology department of Georgetown University, she often had to remember the names of as many as 50 students a semester. A student with the last name of Brady might make her think of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. If you struggle to recall a word that's on the tip of your tongue, or have trouble putting names to faces, you may think memory decline is a normal part of aging you have to accept.

YouTube deleting Tide Pod challenge videos in bid to stem dangerous detergent-eating craze 

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

YouTube has said it is deleting any videos showing the Tide Pod challenge in an effort to stem the dangerous detergent-eating craze among US teens. The potentially health-damaging fad has seen teenagers daring each other to film themselves biting into washing machine capsules and then upload the results online, with some videos garnering hundreds of thousands of views. The trend has provoked warnings from health bodies in America, who say ingesting the capsules could have “serious health implications”, and has also prompted an awareness campaign featuring an NFL star.

Rob Gronkowski discourages kids from participating in dangerous Tide Pod Challenge

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Rob Gronkowski teamed up with Tide to deliver an important message about the dangers of the Tide Pod Challenge. New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski has teamed up with Tide to warn kids about the dangers of eating laundry detergent. There’s a new viral challenge going around known as the Tide Pod Challenge, in which teens are encouraged to eat a Tide Pod and post video of it online.

NFL concussion: researchers hope blood tests can better detect head trauma

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was forced off against Miami after a forceful hit by Kike Alonso. In the second quarter of an NFL game on Thursday night, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco slid to gain a first down.

Michael Phelps on overcoming suicidal thoughts: ‘Just communicating changed my life’

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Money, fame, and 28 gold medals isn’t enough to equate to happiness if you ask Michael Phelps. “I didn’t want to live anymore,” Michael Phelps tells Yahoo. The 32-year-old reveals that depression and anxiety caused him to contemplate suicide, and it all started in middle school, where he was bullied because of his appearance — which made him not like the way he looks.