I read recently that a fitness measurement called VO2 max is also a strong predictor of longevity. What is VO2 max, and can it really help tell how long we’ll live?
Does working out in the heat – as opposed to a cooler, more comfortable environment – have any additional benefits?
What causes heel spurs? And is surgery the only way to treat them?
We had a blood drive recently at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. When I complimented a coworker for participating, he mentioned it takes the body 56 days to “replenish” that pint of donated blood. Is that true?
Resolutions for a healthy New Year follow a pretty standard script. And they almost always end up on the cutting-room floor by February.
I recently returned from Minnesota, where the mercury dipped into the single digits, and winds made it feel even chillier. Can it be too frigid to exercise, or did I just find a convenient excuse?