Balanced Life: What You aren’t Paying Attention to When it Comes to Health

by Kodjo on November 11, 2014 in General
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Life moves fast. Time easily slips away and the important things, like our health and relationships, can often just fall by the wayside. What you aren’t paying attention to when it comes to your health, is probably what most needs your attention most to live a balanced life. Living in balance can bolster your health […]

Seven Super Carbs for Weight Loss

by Kodjo on November 3, 2014 in HEALTHY EATING
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Carbs for weight loss, really? You might think that’s crazy, but actually it’s not. Carbs are an essential part of any balanced diet because they are your body’s main source of energy. In fact, nearly half of your daily calorie intake should be from carbs. Carbs give your brain energy to think and your body […]

Winter Chills: Best Prevention Tips Against Disease This Year

by Kodjo on October 29, 2014 in HEALTHY EATING
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Staying healthy during the winter months is a challenge. Pneumonia, influenza, the common cold, and bronchitis are just a few of the many illnesses prone to spread during the winter months. The cold weather has a tendency to weaken the immune system, which is one reason people are more likely to get sick during the […]

Barefoot Running: An Alternative to Running Shoes

by Kodjo on October 24, 2014 in High Intensity Cardio
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Running is one of today’s most popular sports and is considered one of the best forms of cardiovascular exercise. However, running is not without drawbacks because it is the cause of many leg and foot injuries. One of the newest ways of running that is touted as a way to avoid foot and leg injuries […]

4 Ways You can Develop Lean Muscle

by Kodjo on October 14, 2014 in General
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If you’ve ever hung around a gym or spent time on online bodybuilding blogs or forums, you’re likely to have heard quite a few theories on how best to build muscle. However, when it comes to creating a defined physique, there’s a lot of inaccurate information in circulation, so before you jump on the latest […]

Outdoor Allergies: How to Combat the Worst Offenders

by Kodjo on September 29, 2014 in General
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Unlike allergies involving pet dander, synthetic materials, and food, outdoor allergies leave you unable to tailor a prevention plan to sidestep triggers. It’s not as if you can employ a system of tunnels to bypass the outdoor world, after all. Take heart and reclaim your outdoor happiness, dismissing these desperate thoughts. You don’t have to […]

Revolution in Allergies: How Science is Changing Treatment

by Kodjo on September 17, 2014 in General
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Millions of people around the world suffer from the effects of allergies. People who are otherwise healthy, can be annoyed by allergy symptoms on a daily basis. In the past an allergy sufferer didn’t have many options for treatment. Medical technology and science have changed drastically over the last 20 years to give allergy sufferers […]

High Intensity Interval Training Routines

by Kodjo on September 6, 2014 in HOME WORKOUTS
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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I favor high intensity interval training routines over any other workout programs. The reason is HIIT burns fat much longer and gets you in shape much quicker than most exercise programs out there. The workout above is a 6-exercise routine that will take you but 15 […]

Partner Workout Challenge Routine

by Kodjo on August 17, 2014 in Full Body Workout
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If you’ve been following this blog, I’ve mentioned several times in the past that a partner workout routine is great if you have a hard time finding motivation to work out on your own, or if you just want to spice up your workout routines a tad bit. The great thing about partner workout is […]

A Vision of Vivacity: How to Stay Healthy in Old Age

by Kodjo on August 4, 2014 in General
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The world’s population is getting older, with many individuals living past the age of 80. In the past, getting to this age was rare, with many spending their days in wheelchairs or beds. With modern medicine and technology, all that is changing. As we age, we should always keep in mind these ideas for staying […]

A National Concern: What is the Future for America’s Health?

by Kodjo on July 21, 2014 in General
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The nation is changing, and so is our health. If you look around, you see sickness, disease, obesity, and depression running rampant in the national spotlight. What exactly is happening to America’s health? Obesity and Toxic Chemicals in our Food Obesity is linked to the majority of major life-threatening diseases at this time in the […]

Natural Beauty Treatments Vs. Facial Procedures – Can Facials Replace the Need for Cosmetic Surgery?

by Kodjo on July 14, 2014 in General
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Since the days of Egyptian beauty Cleopatra, facials and their purifying benefits have been long recognized. The Egyptian’s concerns with beauty exceeded economic status, and made cosmetics and body care a daily concern that cut across all society diversions – just like today. Whilst there is so specific time period the birth of beauty treatments […]

Gaining Weight Naturally

by Kodjo on July 9, 2014 in General
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While most people are constantly looking for ways to lose weight, there is a minority of us looking to gain weight. Both, loosing and gaining weight are difficult tasks and require hard work. Eating junk food, thinking that it will help you put on weight is a big misconception. Just like one needs to eat […]

Bacteria Buildup: Diseases You Never Expect to Find in Your Home

by Kodjo on June 24, 2014 in General
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You may never suspect your home is a time bomb, ticking away as bacteria builds up to make you and your family sick. Perhaps you keep an army of cleaners on hand. Maybe you buy antibacterial products to keep yourself clean, but you still find yourself plagued with such illnesses as ear infections, or gastrointestinal […]

Coaching Nightmare: Teams with a Consistent Losing Streak

by Kodjo on June 16, 2014 in General
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Some teams just can’t seem to become winning sports teams, no matter the circumstances. Maybe they lack the talent to become big, or maybe there just aren’t enough funds to afford equipment and players they need. For some sports teams, coaches have to find a way to pick up the pieces of a broken franchise. […]

Cleaning Your House Carpets – Experts’ Advice

by Kodjo on June 12, 2014 in General
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Carpets hold onto a lot of dirt, debris and grit from the bottoms of shoes, items that are dragged across them, etc.  This leads to germs, and all sorts of unhealthy bacteria.  That’s why it’s important to make an effort to keep them as clean as possible.  When ordinary vacuuming doesn’t work, just call your […]

Gym Junkie: Best Workouts For Your Arms

by Kodjo on June 9, 2014 in General
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Let’s face it, few things are as attractive as a nice set of strong, sculpted arms. The thing is, there’s no point having them if your arms don’t match the rest of you. Working out at a gym can be great for getting a whole body trim. Sometimes it is hard to know the best […]

Sporty Date Planned? How to Still Look Your Best While Being Active

by Kodjo on June 4, 2014 in General
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Looking good when being active can be difficult. Sure, you may have worked your way up to benching 225lbs, or being able to plank for 10-minutes straight, but even most physically fit guys have to consider what they are wearing when they are planning physical activity. This is especially true when you have a sporty […]

Natural Lighting Enhances Healthy Living

by Kodjo on May 30, 2014 in General
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Long, dreary, cold winters with limited sunlight have a major effect on a person’s physical and emotional health. Just as too much exposure to sunlight can have detrimental consequences, too little natural light has a significant impact on overall health and productivity. Humans have a pronounced need for energy in the form of natural light. […]

Mind Over Matter: How Our Subconscious is Changing

by Kodjo on May 27, 2014 in General
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The human population is evolving. In under 1000 years, we have gone from a species that openly cheered public execution, to one that abhors violence in all its forms. Although violence is still a daily reality in many parts of the world, our collective subconscious is awakening and people are becoming more mindful of the […]

Moving On: How to Heal After the Cast is Gone

by Kodjo on May 21, 2014 in General
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While a lot of the healing takes place while your limb is still in the cast, the process is not over just because the doctor decides the cast is no longer needed. There is still a way to go before you will be back up to speed. This means you will need to have some […]

Osteoporosis Infographic

by Kodjo on May 16, 2014 in General

While the month of May calls for spring time and nice weather, it also marks the calendar as National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention month. Take a look this infographic from the American Recall Center displaying some pretty eye-opening facts about the disease. One of them being that one in two women will fracture a hip […]

Shock your Liver: Drink Water Daily and Live Healthier

by Kodjo on May 12, 2014 in General
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Everyone knows that water is important to health, but exactly how important it is may not be understood. A typical person can live only three days without water. Our bodies lose water throughout the day and even as we sleep. This water needs to be replenished. In addition, a person needs to have a sufficient […]

Motor Mouth: How to Keep the Jaw and Teeth Healthy in Old Age

by Kodjo on May 7, 2014 in General
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With the advancements in dentistry, people are increasingly keeping a full set of natural teeth as they age. Thirty years ago, about half of people over the age of 65 had no remaining teeth, and that number has been cut nearly in half. This welcomed trend makes ongoing oral health care even more essential for […]

Why See a Doctor When You’re Perfectly Fine

by Kodjo on May 1, 2014 in General
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If you haven’t consulted a doctor in a long time, then it is time you gave your apathy a rest and walk the way, because your assumptions all through might not be fully accurate after all. People who suppose themselves to be in perfectly fine health should also see a doctor once in a while. […]

Stay in Shape During Your Downtime: 5 Products Every Serious Athlete Needs

by Kodjo on April 28, 2014 in General
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If you’re a serious athlete, most of your time is spent training, practicing, or working out. However, you also will have “down time” when you’re resting your body, and letting it recover in order to rejuvenate and restore your energy. Even in your downtime, there are things you can do to stay feeling your very […]

Health Nut: Ideas to Make Your Morning Breakfast Filling and Fast

by Kodjo on April 26, 2014 in General
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Eating breakfast is a crucial part of your day. When you get up, your body needs a boost of energy after going without food all night. However, with so many people leading busy lives, it’s common to forgo breakfast to save time. It’s an unfortunate fact that skipping this important meal can make the rest […]

The Significance of The Creatinine Clearance

by Kodjo on April 24, 2014 in General
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Nowadays more and more people are trying to lead a healthy way of life by eating vital food and spending a couple of hours in the gym on a regular basis. Of, course these actions deserve admirations but it seems like most people do it because they are concerned about their appearance not the proper […]