Why Sitting Is Wrecking Your Health


In the words of Nilofer Merchant, a Silicon Valley corporate strategist, “Sitting has become the smoking of our generation.” If you’re like the majority of people in America today (approximately 50-70%), you probably spend six or more hours of your day sitting down (5). This should come as no surprise considering how imperative technology has […]

What You Need To Know About Summer Workouts


On Sunday Sept. 24, 2006, the Rice University football team was holding a typical conditioning workout when the unthinkable happened. The team, having just been through a tough loss against Florida State University the previous day, skipped the usual practice drills and only conducted a conditioning workout that included weight-lifting followed by a 20-minute run. […]