Sure, high-intensity exercise is great, but frequent bouts (read: getting up and moving throughout the day) of light exercise are too. doesn't mean you're fine sitting the rest of the day. A study from Loughborough University found as little as nine days of intense training caused significant and progressive decline in sleep quality among 13 expert-level male cyclists, and both their moods and capacity for exercise deteriorated over the period of observation. You heard the scientists: Carbs and chill are the recipe for success.
You’re not being an exhibitionist by sleeping naked. Researchers from the National Institute of Child Health and Development found men who wear boxers during the day and go nude at night had a 25 percent lower rate of damaged DNA in their sperm when compared to men who wear tight underwear day and night.
A typical frozen entrée can easily pack more than 30% of your sodium intake for the day, so check the label before plopping one in your grocery basket.
A bad pair of shoes doesn’t just lead to foot pain, it can also cause problems throughout your body: “Your feet are the foundation of your body, and if they are not properly supported you can have problems anywhere from the bottom of your feet up through your neck,” explains Jeffery Solomon, D.
Packaged foods are loaded with sodium and other preservatives.
The FDA suggests sticking to no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day—that’s one teaspoon of salt.
Another stress to your body is hitting the snooze button.
Disrupting your sleep diminishes the benefits of rest, leaving you more tired than if you had gotten up the first time the alarm went off, explains Dr.
Taking a vitamin D supplement can help you get the recommended amount, about 600 IU for 19- to 50-year-old men, according to the Office of Dietary Supplements.
The CDC reports that between 20 the chlamydia rate among men increased by 25%, while gonorrhea shot up 4% between 20.