How your walking speed affects your COVID-19 risk
Early on we learned that many factors could contribute to our risk of becoming infected with COVID-19. Those factors even impact the severity and outcome of a bout with the virus. Now, a risk factor has been identified that seems really odd, but when you understand why it matters, it makes perfect sense.
How to improve family bonds and keep peace while safe at home
You love your family. Life wouldn’t be the same without them. But let’s face it, sometimes family relationships can be stressful, especially when you’re stuck in the house together for months and months. But there’s something simple you can do to make your family dynamic less stressful during the pandemic and beyond…
The best morning hack for boosting your brainpower as much as coffee
Coffee is an incredible brain booster. That’s why we hit it first thing in the morning. Plus, it has amazing benefits, like lower risk of Parkinson’s, type 2 diabetes and liver disease. But if coffee isn’t your thing, there’s another way to make your mind sharp, productive and limitless at the start of the day…
What your walking pace says about your brain, body and how fast you age
Step into any store, park, mall, or gym and you’ll see immediately that some people walk more slowly while others speed past. And, while you may think that how fast you walk is simply a matter of preference, a new 40 year study by researchers at Duke University says that you should think again.
Why you don’t need 10,000 steps per day to stay healthy
Now, I don’t want to be glib, because getting enough activity is incredibly important. But why 10,000 steps? Where did this number come from? And will you really get diabetes, cancer, heart disease or die early if you only get, say, 6,300 steps per day?
This morning brain boost keeps you sharp all day
As we age, cognitive problems can start to creep in… and no one wants to see that happen. But one of the areas that can become especially challenging is decision making. Yet, the decisions we make in later life can substantially affect our finances, our health, and our independence. This can help…