Listening To Your Body For Better Health

For many of us, better health does not come naturally. It is usually something we must work on in order to lead healthy lives and have overall excellent health. This means listening to your body and understanding what it is telling you about what is going...

High Intensity Vs Low Intensity In Your Workouts

Many times people do not take the time to consider their workouts and how what they do will effect results. Mindless exercise will not bring you optimal results, and so it is important to take the time and consider the actual workout, and your progress of...

Using A Bosu Or Stability Ball In Functional Fitness Training

Many people have never heard about functional fitness training, so it comes as no surprise most of them are wasting their time on movements and exercises that are not best suited for the body.   What Is Functional Fitness Training? In its simplest...

5 Ways A Workout Buddy Can Serve Your Fitness Goals

It is a well established fact that fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. We hear this all the time from the exerpts, and those of us who enegage in regular physical activity know how much better we feel and perform in your everyday lives....

Life Lessons: Finding Meaning In Hard Times

In times like these, hopelessness is a common feeling. There are tragedies on the news every day. And at times, our daily lives can bring challenges and negativity sometimes. But every person faces these situations differently. Some find comfort in...
Finding Meaning In Life Can Improve Your Happiness

Finding Meaning In Life Can Improve Your Happiness

"Do what makes you happy." If you've ever felt unsatisfied with a job or any other personal or professional situation, you've probably heard that advice to death. However, this advice is not helpful, and it's also misguided. In today's world, the pursuit...

Video: 7 Beverages For Healthy And Young Skin

Video: 7 Beverages For Healthy And Young Skin

Video Transcript When you choose sugary drinks, like soda you are depriving your skin of the nutrients it needs, such as those obtained from plants and milk, all of which play a vital role in both internal health and outward appearance. Pomegranate juice...

Your Guide To The Numerous Antioxidants In Coffee

Your Guide To The Numerous Antioxidants In Coffee

Scientists have studied the health benefits of coffee, both caffeinated and decaf, for decades now. For a while, coffee had a bad rap because it appeared to have negative effects on our health. Recently, however, scientists have found new evidence that...

Soy versus Cow Milk

Soy versus Cow Milk

The Soy versus Cow Milk debate is one with seemingly no end in sight. With advocates and detractors on either side of the proverbial fence, it is crucial to delve into the factual elements of each that are readily available. Arguments for and against cows’ milk are a...

Pomegranate Juice – The Perfect Potion For Glowing Skin

Pomegranate Juice – The Perfect Potion For Glowing Skin

The old adage, “you are what you eat,” translates just as well to “you are what you drink.” A healthy diet that includes wholesome and healthy beverages is the best way to ensure that your skin remains healthy, vibrant and retains a youthful appearance....

The Health Benefits of Black and White Teas

The Health Benefits of Black and White Teas

It’s a hotly contested topic: which is better for health, coffee, or tea? While both beverages are superfoods in their own right, each possesses distinct advantages over the other. Teas have been used for centuries in Asia (specifically China and India)...

10 Reasons To Drop Sugar From Your Diet

10 Reasons To Drop Sugar From Your Diet

A few years back, we were told to cut back on salt. Then, we were told to cut back on sugar because researchers linked it to obesity, type-2 diabetes and a whole wealth of other health problems. In 2016, the general advice is to drop sugar from your diet...

7 Ways Turmeric Benefits Your Health

7 Ways Turmeric Benefits Your Health

Turmeric is a commonly used spice that originates from the Curcuma plant. We most likely know it for its spiciness and use in dishes such as curry. However, Turmeric has been extensively used within Chinese and Indian cultures, including as an...

Are All Calories Created Equal?

Are All Calories Created Equal?

Interestingly, the calories your body takes in may not be the same as the calories your body uses. A 2500 calorie per day diet may cause some people to gain weight, while a 2500 calorie per day diet consisting of different foods may cause no weight gain or...

Healthy Weight Management Tips For Seniors

Healthy Weight Management Tips For Seniors

Obesity is a major epidemic in the Unites States and in other countries around the world. In fact, 1/3 of US adults and 18% of kids and adolescents are obese and at risk for serious health complications, such as, Type 2 diabetes, joint problems, heart...

5 Effective Ways To Stay On Track With Weight Loss

5 Effective Ways To Stay On Track With Weight Loss

Many people would love to lose 5 pounds, but there are those who need to lose, as much as 30, 50, or even 100 pounds. A journey like that is not short nor is it easy and often includes ups, downs, plateaus, and setbacks. So how can it be accomplished?...

Six 5-Minute Weight Loss Workouts

Six 5-Minute Weight Loss Workouts

It is a well-known fact that we can lose weight faster when we workout and there are some workouts that can make the process even faster. While some people chase “super fast” weight loss pipe dreams with fad diets, others choose the smart and effective...

5 Practical Weight Loss Decisions

5 Practical Weight Loss Decisions

Weight loss is hard, right?  Well, in a way - yes. But really it shouldn’t be, at least with a little planning, and a lot of smart, practical decisions. When it comes to weight loss, we seem to get stuck on making “less than ideal decisions.” So where does...

The Power Of Herbs: Best Teas For Your Health

The Power Of Herbs: Best Teas For Your Health

History Stemming from ancient China and India, herbal teas have long been regarded as remedies that heal the body and cleanse the mind. In recent years, these spice and fruit infused drinks have gained popularity in the West including in the United States and Europe,...

10 Ways To Combat Fatigue And Increase Your Vitality

10 Ways To Combat Fatigue And Increase Your Vitality

We live in a society of tired and worn out people. Many people have desk jobs or sit around all day, which, while not using much actual energy, tends to make us feel zapped and more tired because physical movement begets energy. We run around from work to...

What Is Eccentric Training And Why You Need It

What Is Eccentric Training And Why You Need It

If you’re looking to ramp up the amount of weight you’re lifting, it is easy to experience some frustration when, despite all your efforts, you’re not seeing the gain in max results you desire. Many people are breaking through this barrier with eccentric...

7 Ways Stress Could Be Harming You

7 Ways Stress Could Be Harming You

Stress is arguably one of the most silent killers on the planet, largely because people don’t realize something is going wrong, or they refuse to act on it. But why does stress contribute to so many aspects ill health, ultimately leading to death? It is...

How Functional Fitness Benefits Seniors

How Functional Fitness Benefits Seniors

Functional fitness is all about teaching your body to handle real-life activities. It is a way of exercising that helps your body be strong in those areas that the body needs to be strong in in your everyday life. This type of fitness can benefit anyone...

Best Exercises For Those With Osteoporosis

Best Exercises For Those With Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis represents a condition in which the bones of your body are weakened by low calcium levels in the bony matrix. It can come from low calcium intake, heredity, or a lack of exercise of the bones and joints. Osteoporosis affects 75 million people...

10 Things Over 50s Weight Lifters Should Do Differently

10 Things Over 50s Weight Lifters Should Do Differently

As you get older, working out and lifting weights inevitably become much more difficult. It’s just how the human body is designed. However, this does not mean you cannot get results in the gym. This does not mean by any means that you should stop working...

Pre-Workout Prep For Best Results

Pre-Workout Prep For Best Results

Whether you’re a morning or evening workout person, there are things you need to do in order to get the most out of your efforts. There are things you should not do, for that matter. Our bodies, no matter how much we’d like them to, will not perform their...

10 Reasons To Add Functional Fitness Exercises To Your Day

10 Reasons To Add Functional Fitness Exercises To Your Day

Functional exercise is a relatively new way of training that allows your muscles to work in concert with one another so that you can perform your daily exercises without injury to your body. Functional exercises teach your muscles that they need to work...

5 Conditions That Can Benefit From Swimming Exercises

5 Conditions That Can Benefit From Swimming Exercises

Swimming is easy on the joints and yet strengthens your muscles against the gentle resistance of the water. It  has more benefits than just exercising your muscles. Here are five conditions that may benefit from swimming exercises 1. Swimming Benefits The...