Now you can add another benefit of exercise to your list of motivators: It has been shown to alter the number of microbes in your gut, increasing the ones that enhance metabolism and reduce inflammation, while decreasing those that are pro-inflammatory. The gut microbiome is still largely a mystery in how it affects all aspects …Continue Reading
Best Way To Lose Fat & Build Muscle? Lift Weights.
Did you know that excess abdominal fat can cause changes in hormone levels which potentially can cause changes in sex drive and energy, and increase the likelihood of infertility. In a recent study, researchers found that participants who engaged in a regular weight training routine while cutting calories, lost more body fat and preserved more …Continue Reading
How To Be Consistent With Your Workouts When Your Schedule is NOT
One of the toughest challenges people face with consistency when it comes to an exercise regimen, is a schedule that is constantly changing. Executives with frequent meetings, doctors with evening hours on certain days of the week, and busy parents shuffling kids around to different daily activities. I am a victim myself of someone who …Continue Reading
10 LIFESTYLE CHANGES THAT HELP ED
In western medicine, we often look for a simple cure to anything that ails us. We get sick, we take a pill. We have pain, we take a pill. We have ED, we take a pill. The problem is, real health care is often far more entangled and involved than that. The factors that can …Continue Reading
Is your lifestyle causing infertility?
Infertility is an issue that affects millions of American couples. It is often seen as a female problem, even though millions of men have sought out the services of a fertility expert in the past decade. Many men do not realize that behaviors in their day to day life may be decreasing the presence and quality of their sperm. So, the question is: Are there things I can be doing to help increase the likelihood of getting pregnant? And the answer is yes!Continue Reading
Low Testosterone & Fitness Goals
Exercising regularly plays a major role in both physical and mental health. Unfortunately, many people who go to the gym tend to neglect cardio-endurance exercise and only focus on resistance training, or vice-versa. At Maze, we like to help our patients achieve the best possible results with the overarching goal being total wellbeing. With this …Continue Reading
Can Yoga Help With ED?
For men who are trying to improve their ability to get and maintain an erection, there are great at-home options for improving penile health. It is widely understood that exercise of any kind will improve just about all functions in the body, resulting in faster metabolism, stronger muscles, healthier vascular tissue, etc. Erectile function can …Continue Reading
Does Intermittent Fasting Work?
Every year there seems to be a new fad diet that everyone swears by, and tons of people try it – some with success and some without. This year the diet craze seems to be focused on intermittent fasting, or time-restricted eating. The Wall Street Journal just published an article supporting the benefits of this …Continue Reading
Prolonged Sitting Counteracts Benefits of Exercise
Most people know that exercise is important for their health. Exercise has been shown to help with weight loss, improve mood, build and maintain strong bones and muscles, increase energy, and decrease the risk of chronic disease. As a result, many of us make it a point to get to the gym or engage in …Continue Reading
Don’t Overlook Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin with many roles in the body related to bone health, immune support, and inflammation reduction. Some studies show it may have a role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and with sexual function. Vitamin D is now routinely tested with blood workups, and about 50% of the population …Continue Reading