Jul 192014
 
Training for a Marathon

Participating in a marathon takes a lot of dedication. But there benefits to running the 26.2 mile trek: confidence to deal with life’s problems; camaraderie with an elite group of runners; solid fitness levels; and, naturally, a real source of pride. To avoid injury, you have to plan to complete the marathon. This article is […]

May 302014
 
Benefits of Fitness Boot Camp

If you are a current or former member of the military (thank you for your service!), the term “boot camp” may cause you a little uneasiness. However, fitness boot camps are one of the latest fitness crazes. They help you establish a healthy lifestyle while giving you rigorous work out. Here are five ways fitness […]

May 132014
 
Increase Your Workout Intesity For Maximum Weight Loss

You have probably heard the term “quality time” before. Well, it also applies to exercising. Intensifying your training can assist you to make your weight loss goals faster while also reducing the length of your exercise periods. A truly intense session can give you great results in less than half an hour, but you have […]

May 082014
 
Hot Yoga for Beginners

Hot Yoga, sometimes referred to as Bikram or Hatha Yoga is the latest emergent onto the scene of health and wellbeing classes with the usual parade of celebrity endorsements being bandied around in the tabloids and journals. But what exactly is hot yoga, what are the benefits and what might you need to get started? […]

May 082014
 
What Are the Health Benefits of Snowboarding?

Whether you’ve got a snow-capped mountains near you or not, snowboarding is becoming an increasingly popular action sport wherever you are. Most major cities now have an indoor slope with either real or fake snow, and there are also a lot of outdoor areas covered with a snow-like surface. If you’re looking for a new […]

Homemade Flat Abs

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May 062014
 
Homemade Flat Abs

There is a famous quote that says “Charity begins at home.” There are many programs on the internet which say they will give you great abs. If you want those “six pack” abs, the easiest place to look is in your home. Here three simple things you should do at home that can lead to […]

Walk and Save

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May 012014
 
Walk and Save

Getting fit and saving money can actually walk hand-in-hand. Today’s ease of transport makes life much more convenient, however a sedentary lifestyle can cost in more ways than one. The body functions best when used and a lack of exercise can lead to a variety of health problems ranging from joint pain to heart trouble. […]

Apr 292014
 
Why Cricket is a Great Fitness Sport

It may seem unlikely but cricket is one of the best sports to participate in if you want to increase your fitness levels and improve your overall health. A typical match makes use of many muscles that are otherwise neglected in most other basic forms of fitness such as jogging or cycling and can even […]

Apr 212014
 
The Most Common Causes Of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common problem, but numerous people who are affected by it do not seek medical help. There are several reasons for this. They may not realize they have lost some of their hearing, and no one has told them, either. They may be scared to admit they’re losing their hearing. They may […]

Apr 162014
 
What Health Risks Are Caused by Continuing to Smoke?

It should be plainly obvious to even those who continue to smoke that their habit is a dangerous one that has a significant negative impact on health. Such is the problem with smoking, in that smokers are keenly aware that their habit may eventually lead to their early death, yet their addiction is so strong […]

Apr 092014
 
Sprinting: The King of Cardio

When it comes to ‘doing cardio’ there are very few people who look forward to it, especially if your goal is to build muscle and achieve a lean physique. Boring, tenuous steady-state cardio is not something worthy of highlighting in the diary. In truth, excessive cardio training can put too much stress on your body […]

Mar 302014
 
What is a Walk in Clinic?

‘Walk in Clinic’ is a phrase that is uncannily familiar yet at the same time, not too many people can describe exactly what services are rendered there. Is it a freestanding emergency room or is it a convenient care clinic? How does it differ from an urgent care facility? These are all questions that may […]

Mar 282014
 
Conquering the Downside of Athletic Injuries via Preventative Sports Medicine: Four Treatments You Should Seek Often for Optimal Performance

Active athletes are more susceptible to injuries that most other people. The sheer brunt of the impact sports they undertake puts their bodies at grave risk of sustaining injuries. Whether your preferred sport is baseball, running, swimming, biking or even football – just to name a few – impact injuries can and do happen all […]

Mar 192014
 
Four Ways That Standing At Work Can Improve Mental Acuity

Research from the past decade has continued to confirm that hours of sitting can have dramatic effects on physical health, ranging from decreased metabolic function to increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Many individuals with traditionally sedentary work routines are looking to try an ergonomic adjustable desk or a treadmill desk to […]

Mar 162014
 
5 Tips For Choosing a Gym

Are you looking for a gym? If the answer is yes, here are a few things you should think about when deciding which gym to join: 1. Location You should try to join one close to your home or office. You are much more likely to stop there when you already pass it every day. […]

Mar 122014
 
Daily Don'ts: Bad Habits That Hurt Your Teeth

Good oral hygiene is important for healthy teeth and a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many common habits that are done during the day can damage the teeth. Some of these unconscious habits can lead to tooth decay or gum disease over the course of a few months or years. Dr. Damon Barbieri outlined some of these […]

Mar 052014
 
Health, Air Quality, and the Environment in China

China’s problems with air quality arises from its status as a developing nation, eager to make use of industrial might to fuel its economy. However, in the attached infographic, you can see that the side effects of rapid industrialization, particularly air pollution, is a serious threat both to the quality of life for humans in […]

Mar 022014
 
How Home Health Care Providers are Managing their Inbound Calls Effectively

In the home health care industry, fast and efficient service is important. Individuals rely on their home health aids to provide quality care. When they call in to discuss an issue or schedule an appointment, being greeted by a friendly, knowledgeable and supportive voice can be comforting. A Sound Business Decision Managing inbound calls can […]