Confronting the Epidemic of Sloth Physiologists, epidemiologists and big-data miners have been combing through the United Kingdom’s Biobank again, and it appears they may have come up with an answer to a […]
While Americans continue to feud over face coverings, a huge new meta-analysis is out pointing to what really drives the burden of Covid-19 in the Western world: obesity and so-called comorbidities. The […]
Bikes and booze
If you’re a serious fan of fitness – as the winter-busy fat-bike and ski trails of Alaska’s largest city would indicate many in Anchorage are – there is a good possibility you […]
If you are not by this time on a fitness kick, you’re being foolish. Why? One hyphenated word: COVID-19. Study after study after study is pointing to cardiometabolic fitness as your best, […]
What if one of the side effects of the SARS-Co-V-2 pandemic was to make some people healthier? Crazy as it sounds, there is some reason to believe this could be happening. The […]
Yes, this might be a little hard to believe – and cat people might choose to argue – but scientists have concluded a dog could add years to your life. “Dog ownership […]
Despite being dragged down by Anchorage’s lack of sidewalks and its disconnected network of multi-use/bike trails, Alaska’s largest city scores big in the American Fitness Index just released by American College of […]
Ever larger us
If you are sitting at your computer reading this, you might be doing as much to damage your health as if you’d just lit a cigarette. But you probably already knew that. […]
HEAR ME NOW?
Dining out can make you deaf. Yes, that’s a cheap play on that old joke one of your friends whispered when you were a teenager. And don’t worry, personal behaviors won’t make […]
AK flu is back
Fatigue? Headache? Chest discomfort? Maybe a sore throat and a runny nose? You just might have the flu. It has been spreading across Alaska’s urban core.