Did you know that August 6th is National 'Wiggle Your Toes' Day? Me neither. But the truth is wiggling your toes is good for your mental and physical health. Proprioception is the ability for your brain to communicate effectively with your muscles. And the effective communication between your brain and your feet is needed for good balance. So, wiggle away while you enjoy this newsletter 🙂

When it comes to training goals, daily activity may be more important than meeting a weekly total minute goal, particularly if that goal is reached in only one session.

The role of red meat in our health has been much debated. Now there’s one more piece of evidence to support those on the “be cautious” side.

A 3-ounce serving of Atlantic salmon provides about 2 g of omega-3 fats—all the more reason to get hooked on this speedy steamed fish recipe.

The medical community has known the negative association between high alcohol intake and brain function. Now, there is a potential culprit: iron.

Len Kravitz, PhD, professor and program coordinator of exercise science, brings research to life and offers strategies to help you stand up for better health.