5 Nutritional Tips for Haemophiliacs

by Kodjo on December 17, 2014 in General
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The importance of eating a balanced and healthy diet is well known. For people with conditions like haemophilia, a nutritious diet is even more important because of their heightened need for a sufficient nutritional intake. Although there is no specific diet for people with haemophilia, it is well-known that certain vitamins and nutrients are particularly […]

Six Skills You Didn’t Know a Nurse Needed

by Kodjo on December 14, 2014 in General
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New nursing graduates are sometime surprised by the difference between their academic learning experience and the real word healthcare environment they encounter. This transition doesn’t have to be too jolting though, as there a few easy tips and skills to consider and develop as you begin your professional career. Whether you are new to nursing, […]

Home Gym: What Every Serious Bodybuilder Needs

by Kodjo on December 14, 2014 in General
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Creating a home gym is convenient when you don’t have time to travel to another location everyday and are rigid about their exercise schedule. For a serious bodybuilder, exercising at home means you’ll be able to workout, get that lean body, and better muscle mass without spending a fortune each month. Take a look at […]

Afraid of Contact Lenses? Here are Five Alternative Ideas to See Better

by Kodjo on December 10, 2014 in General
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Many people suffer from vision problems, but are afraid to try contact lenses. Deliberately putting a foreign object into the eyes violate some of our very basic instincts to protect them. At the same time, it is no fun having to squint or wear bulky glasses everywhere you go. Luckily, there are other options. LASIK […]

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself for a Healthy Lifestyle

by Kodjo on December 8, 2014 in General
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More often, you find yourself on very busy schedule that sometimes steer you off a healthy living regimen. Here are 7 ways to motivate yourself for a healthy lifestyle and keep the healthy momentum going. 1. Stay Positive First, to be able to achieve a healthy lifestyle, you need to concentrate on things that make you […]

Senior Fitness: Stay Safe While Staying in Shape

by Kodjo on December 8, 2014 in General
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There are many benefits seniors can reap from exercising on a regular basis. Regular exercise can help you maintain your independence, manage or prevent chronic illnesses, and reduce pain. Below are some tips that will help you stay safe while keeping yourself in shape, no matter your age. Get Medical Clearance It is always a […]

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself for a Healthy Lifestyle

by Kodjo on December 5, 2014 in General
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More often, you find yourself on very busy and tight schedule that drastically affect the way you are living. A good exercise and eating habits can make a big difference in your life span, but can be very tricky when you are hooked to a certain lifestyle where you are able to pay your bills. […]

Health at Home: Five all Natural Ways to Feel Well

by Kodjo on December 4, 2014 in General
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Although modern medicine has given people a wealth of medications and treatments to fight illness and feel better, these benefits often come with a price. High costs, and unpleasant side effects have caused many people to return to all natural treatments for their minor illnesses and injuries. These simple remedies are often inexpensive, effective, and […]

Skip the Shot: Ways to Protect Your Immune System This Flu Season

by Kodjo on December 3, 2014 in General
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It’s the time of year for flu shots again. However, if you are among those trying to achieve a more natural lifestyle, how do you protect yourself against the flu without getting a flu shot? It’s probably easier than you think. Use these tips to help your health out, and avoid a trip to the […]

Is it Safe to Continue your Normal Workout Routine when you are Expecting?

by Kodjo on November 28, 2014 in General
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Although the idea that pregnant women are “delicate” and should rest as much as possible has been debunked, many women hesitate to engage in their normal routines. They don’t want to risk any problems from pushing themselves too far, however, gentle exercise is recommended by many health professionals. How much and what types of exercise […]

Mouth Health: What Diseases to Look out for Before Your Next Appointment

by Kodjo on November 28, 2014 in General
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Poor oral hygiene can potentially damage your overall health. Having good looking teeth isn’t the only indication of good oral hygiene, if oral diseases are left untreated, they can cause more serious health issues. Here are the oral diseases you should watch out for before your next dental appointment. Gingivitis Gingivitis in its initial stages […]

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 […]