Fit TV | Sizing Up Sports Drinks

VIDEO: Amidst a market flooded with high-tech sports drinks, studies show “nature’s” recovery drink to be the most effective exercise beverage.  Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. Sports clips from the 2010 Pacific Coast Collegiate Classic. [Segment #0016M

Fit TV | Beer Belly Anatomy 101

VIDEO: Belly fat is biologically different from fat that’s on the buttocks, thigh and hips. It secretes hormones and has its own blood supply which can lead to several life-threatening diseases. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc.

Fit TV | Reduce Heart Disease at Work

Men often say they don’t have time to exercise, but here’s a new trend that combats the sedentary work. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0012M

Pre-Exercise Hydration | The Men’s Health Minute


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When you exercise and work up a good sweat, you need additional fluids. Here are some quick fluid facts for when you’re getting fit.

Men’s Health Awareness Month

If you aren’t already aware, June is Men’s Health and Cancer Awareness Month.  It was designated in 1994 to encourage early detection and treatment of disease.  Routine health screenings and diagnostic tests can save the lives of both men and boys.  In the U.S., over five million men have been diagnosed with some form of cancer.  Prostate, colon, lung, and skin cancers most often affect men.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more men die from cancer, heart disease, injuries, stroke and diabetes than women.  However, they are half as likely to go to the doctor for annual exams and preventive care.   Recommended screening tests (previous blog entry):  How to Stay Healthy if You’re a Man.

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