12 Minutes at High Intensity Provides Fitness Benefits

Very short, high intensity workouts can increase VO2max and reduce blood pressure. This study on inactive, overweight men reports that 3 weekly sessions of 4 minutes at 90% of maximal heart rate produced comparable benefits to a group doing four intervals of 4 minutes of high intensity exercise at 90% of maximal heart rate (HRmax)…

Massage for Premies Improves Heart Rate Variability

There used to be a time when prematures babies were left in the incubator and had minimal human contact. Along came Harry Harlow who really changed the way we look at touch and its importance to the development of a baby. Massage also has positive effects in premature babies, specifically it improves their heart rate…