Exercise Improves Cognition

There are lots of good reasons to exercise regularly, including reducing your risk of life-threatening diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, lower blood pressure, combat depression, look better and live longer. Now add a new reason: exercise helps the brain protect memory and sharpens thinking! In a study done at the University of … Continue reading Exercise Improves Cognition

Eating Before You Workout

Yes! A pre-workout meal, eaten three hours within your workout, can offer multiple health benefits that can power you through your fitness practice. Replenishing your glycogen stores with nutrition can improve your energy level significantly during a workout, as your muscles are fueled by the energy created by breaking down glycogen during exertion. Heavy weight-training … Continue reading Eating Before You Workout

Ever Growing Curiosity and Education: The Story of BLDG. 7 Yoga

Over the years yoga has become increasing popular due to the mental and physical benefits that people of all shapes and sizes can experience. The variety of styles of yoga range from a very physical class in a heated room, to a mental class in a carpeted, comfortable and quiet room. At BLDG. 7 Yoga … Continue reading Ever Growing Curiosity and Education: The Story of BLDG. 7 Yoga

January is National Family Fit Lifestyle Month

It is estimated that between 15-25% of school children in the United States are overweight, placing them at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Only about half of all Americans aged 12 to 21 exercises regularly. Regular physical activity can help children be healthier now and in the future. Daily activity can … Continue reading January is National Family Fit Lifestyle Month