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 […]

The Most Important Factors in the Gym that Often Get Overlooked

by Kodjo on April 22, 2014 in General
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When approaching a gym routine, most people will have a fairly good idea of what their time spent working out is going to entail. We’ve all heard the most common advice given to weightlifters and those trying to burn fat and we’re all familiar with the basics. In short, you’ll be doing sets and repetitions […]

Evolving Medicines: Therapies that Are Making a Difference

by Kodjo on April 20, 2014 in General
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More than ever before, the world of medicine is evolving to better meet the needs of seniors. Doctors are focusing more than ever on the quality of life for people over the age of 65. Here are some of the ways medical therapies and medicine are evolving to help aging individuals. 3D Printers for Hip […]

How I Built Big Legs and How Skinny Guys Can To

by Kodjo on April 16, 2014 in General
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Believe it or not Ronnie Coleman wasn’t born with legs dubbed ‘quadzilla’. Believe it or not, I didn’t have huge muscular legs before I started training. (I personally don’t think they’re huge now, but i’ll never turn down the compliment.) One of my biggest personal annoyances in the gym is seeing guys, regardless of their […]

The Many Rewards of Good Posture

by Kodjo on April 14, 2014 in General
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You know you should have good posture. People have been telling you this for years—your mom, grandma, piano teacher,  and even your little league coach likely told you to sit or stand up straight at least once or twice. But why is it so important? Sitting with correctly may seem like more effort for less […]

Five Stretches Runners Should be Doing before Every Run

by Kodjo on April 12, 2014 in Full Body Workout
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Hamstring Stretch Runners often complain about tightened hamstrings, loosen them up before running with this simple stretch. Lay on the floor and lift one leg in the air. Place a towel in the arch of your lifted foot. Pull the towel toward you as you push your lifted foot against the towel. Don’t force it, […]

Back and Bicep Workout

by Kodjo on April 10, 2014 in General
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You will normally find back and bicep being combined in people’s workouts as they tend to hit the same muscles when performing exercises. It is normally recommended that you begin with a compound exercise, meaning an exercise that uses more than one muscle group. An example of some well-known compound exercises are deadlifts, bench press, […]

Diet Soda and Weight Gain – Learn The Exact Truth Why Diet Soda Can Actually Cause Unwanted Weight Gain Instead of Weight Loss!

by Kodjo on April 8, 2014 in General
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Do you know that diet soda can actually cause unwanted weight gain instead of weight loss? I bet most of you will never know the shocking truth yet! In fact, most of us were made to believe through misleading advertisements that drinking diet soda can essentially help to burn off your extra pounds! However, the […]

The Most Common Gymnastics Injuries and How To Heal at Home

by Kodjo on April 6, 2014 in General
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Gymnastics are an enjoyable sport that continues to grow in popularity. However, it is a sport that includes some risk for injury. The Consumer Products Safety Commission states that 22,000 children were treated for gymnastics injuries in 2009. Proper care and preparation can help to reduce the likelihood of injury. Wrist Injuries Bar and floor […]

First Time Surgery: What You Should Know Beforehand

by Kodjo on April 4, 2014 in General
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Waiting to have your first surgery is a very anxious time for most people. Thoughts turn to any pain you will feel, how long your recovery will take, expenses involved, and many other factors. Fortunately, you do not have to simply wait passively for the big day. There are some steps you can take now […]

6 Tips to Help You Shed the Holiday Pounds

by Kodjo on April 2, 2014 in General
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Christmas just passed us a couple of weeks back. That means you’re carrying a little extra holiday weight into the New Year. That’s a bad start already. You’ll have to shed those extra pounds if you want to get anything done this year. Remember, you don’t have to pretend to be Santa Claus until December, […]