Health

The health section of Fit People is where we’ll provide you with the best information available on illnesses, injuries, and other health problems that may threaten your well-being and athletic performance. We’ll talk about your cardiovascular system and immune system, physical therapy, and health issues related to your muscles, bones, and joints. Everything you need to know is right here.

Can Exercise be Bad for You?

Exercising is a positive way to spend your time since it can help you to maintain good physical and mental health. However, exercising excessively or incorrectly can be bad for you. Keep reading to learn more about the risks! Physical…

Best Stretching Exercises for Tight Hip Flexors

The hip area is very important since it carries the weight of the upper body while maintaining mobility. We can sometimes suffer from what is known as “tight hip flexors”. Often, we don’t know how to deal with it. Learn…

Can You Exercise With Migraines?

There are many opinions, myths, and debates regarding exercising with migraines. In this article, we’ll clear up a few aspects about migraines and exercise. Keep reading to discover the most convenient way to exercise for people suffering from this condition. Some…

Tips to Keep in Mind to Return to the Gym

After a vacation, it’s not always easy to start your workout routine again. In fact, after the Christmas holiday break, the risk of injuries increases and recovering muscle tone isn’t easy. However, in the next article, we’ll explain some of…

Lactate: its causes and how to eliminate it

The body produces lactate when there’s a lack of oxygen during physical activity, while lactic acid is produced when glucose is oxidized after it’s consumed. The difference between the two is that lactic acid releases hydrogen ions and that converts pyruvate…

Four Hair Care Tips for Gym Goers

The sweat that stays on your hair from your workout sessions can do a lot of damage to your scalp. As such, if you think the most difficult part of exercising daily is to keep your hair looking good, we’ve…

How to Avoid Leg Muscle Pain

Often, people can suffer leg muscle pains after working out or after walking for 30 minutes or more. This pain may be the result of not performing the exercise properly. Muscle pain may be the result of not paying attention…

Who Can You Trust? Physiotherapist, Osteopath or Chiropractor

Injuries are unavoidable when we exercise regularly and the more we exercise, the higher the risk of sustaining one. So, which professional should we choose to treat our injuries? A physiotherapist, osteopath or chiropractor? Physiotherapist, osteopath or chiropractor, what do…

Skiing, Common Injuries

Skiing is a winter sport characterized by the use of boots with boards to slide on snow. Skiing may be practiced at a competitive and professional level or at a recreational level. Any of these two options pose injury risks.…

Benefits of Ischemic Compression Therapy

When we’ve suffered an injury, specifically in the legs, ischemic compression therapy is key for recovery and the reduction of pain. In the next article, we’ll tell you more about it. What is ischemic compression therapy? Ischemic compression is a…

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Back

When you visit the gym, it’s important to take care of your back by performing your exercises using the correct techniques. Injuries occur a lot more frequently than you may believe. Pain and cramps can also occur in the back.…

Practicing Yoga Helps Control Your Hypertension

High blood pressure or hypertension is a very common problem affecting one in three adults in the western hemisphere. This disease considerably increases the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular problems, heart failure, and kidney disease. The symptoms of hypertension aren’t…

Health Benefits of Dairy Product Consumption

Consumption of dairy products can help to prevent health problems such as type II diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol or blood pressure. Besides, thanks to its high level of calcium, it makes it harder for fat to accumulate in our bodies. The…

Mental Tricks for a Good Performance

When you’re trying to achieve a goal, it’s important to learn how to deal with negativity and failure. Otherwise, you might lose your motivation, sabotage yourself and end up abandoning your goal. For that reason, it is convenient to learn…

Stress Affects your Body

Stress affects our bodies, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. That’s why it’s important to manage stress and learn how to recognize the most common symptoms associated with stress episodes. In fact, poor management of stress can contribute to several health issues such…

What is Pregorexia and What are the Consequences?

Pregorexia can appear during pregnancy and involves an obsession with the weight gained during gestation. Keep reading to find out more about this dangerous mental health disorder. In addition, find out what you can do if you or someone you…

Using Rhodiola Rosea as an Adaptogen for Sports

Rhodiola Rosea is a plant that belongs to the Crassulaceae family. Even though not many people know about it, this plant, which grows in cold and hilly areas, has extraordinary properties. One of them is as a great adaptogen for…

Does Creatine Damage the Kidneys?

Many athletes use different substances for faster results in their workouts. Some of these products can have harmful effects on their health. In the next article, we’ll tell you if creatine damages the kidneys. What is creatine and what is it…

How Supplements Affect our Bodies

If you started working out in the gym, those brightly labeled bottles displayed in the reception area or at the entrance of the establishment probably caught your attention. They are very popular among bodybuilders and these supplements affect our bodies…