February 24, 2018




  • Pilates: More for the Core

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • Folate for Depression?

    Folate for Depression?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Many observational studies have found that people with low dietary intakes or blood levels of folate have higher rates of depression. Can supplements of this vitamin help boost mood?

  • Put Some Fizz in Your Game?

    Put Some Fizz in Your Game?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Some athletes consume sodium bicarbonate (also known as baking soda) hoping to neutralize the lactic acid that builds up in blood and muscles during intense exercise and thus causes fatigue and impairs performance. Does it boost athletic performance?