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May 2012

Eat 7 Superfoods for Effective Pain Relief

Are you tired of depending on pain medications to get through the day? Did you know that there are certain foods that will help you fight off pain as well as (if not better than) ibuprofen does? These are called…

Dangers of Energy Drinks

Many people drink energy drinks because they are unaware of the dangers these drinks carry. One of the biggest source of the danger resides in the fact that they contain high levels of caffeine. In view of these dangers, it…

When Should a Baby Stop Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is natural and highly recommended. So, when should a baby stop breastfeeding? Although some might insist that the decision should be about the baby only, many others would argue that the mother’s health, comfort and well-being are just as…

Beginners Guide to Gear Shifting on a Bicycle

Almost everyone begins learning to ride a bike that has just one gear on it. These one-speed bicycles are what children ride to and from school. Once children start to get into their teens, and for the vast majority of…

Choosing an Adjustable Bed for Improved & Safe Mobility

Millions of Americans have trouble getting in and out of bed or have trouble lying down in a traditional bed. Hospital beds can be almost infinitely adjustable but tend to be very expensive, very uncomfortable or, in many cases, both.…

5 Tips to Help Prevent Asthma Attacks

Coughing, wheezing and not being able to catch your breath is a frightening experience to go through. While you can’t always prevent asthma attacks, there are things you can do to greatly reduce their frequency and severity. Here are five…

Foods You Thought were Unhealthy But are Not

There are so many foods out there that are deemed “unhealthy” when in reality they are actually not as horrible as our society has made them come out to be. Why are these foods getting such bad rap in the…

What Causes Blood Clots?

Blood is an essential fluid that runs throughout the body and its main function is to carry nutrients and supply them to various organs and cells in the body. Blood runs through blood vessels consisting of veins and arteries. Arteries…

What Causes Dry Eyes and How to Cure it

Many people suffer from dry eyes and may not have any understanding as to what is causing it, much less how they can cure it. If this is you, then just knowing what causes dry eyes may give you an…

More Exercise, Less Stress

It’s common knowledge that exercise can help you de-stress after a long day. We’ve heard all that talk of releasing endorphins, relaxing muscles, and the like. These are great nuggets of information and I’m glad that science has allowed us…

Top 5 Bride-to-Be Fitness Mistakes

When it comes to what a bride can expect on her wedding day, the good news is that she will be joined with her beloved. The challenging news (depending on how you look at it) is that during that celebratory…

A Good Mattress Translates into Good Health

When it comes to maintaining good health, there’s a plethora of articles and guides out there about the right foods, the right vitamins, the right stretches, etc… but there’s one thing that many of them forget to mention – and…

Relationship Between Exercise and Chronic Illness

Probably the hardest thing to do when you’re older and really need to get into shape is exercise. However, that’s what not only our aging society, but our entire society, should do by default. For example, just a hundred years…

How much Exercise do you Need if you Have a Sedentary Job?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2010, there were over 4 million people who held office positions as secretaries and administrative assistants. Other data from the BLS indicated that self-employed individuals work in a home office a…

Gym Hygiene Tips and How to Minimize Risks of Injury

Gym hygiene is a topic not often discussed. People go to the gym for health and wellness reasons but sometimes it can be the very place where our health can be compromised. For example, the damp mats and rubber are…

How Social Networking Can Improve Your Workout

When we’re updating our Facebook status or sending out a Twitter message, we’re probably only thinking about it from an amusement perspective. You know, a way to connect with our friends to make them smile or laugh. However, just the…

How to Prevent Hair Loss

Hair loss is a reality for everyone. The average person loses one hundred strands of hair every day. This is perfectly normal and there is no need to panic about all the hair in one’s hairbrush or on the bathroom…

The Benefits of Military Workout Routines

There are certain movies that we all remember that evoked a certain kind of “Ooo” and “Ahh”. Take the classic, G.I. Jane starring Demi Moore or even the love story, Dear John with actor Channing Tatum. When you first think…

Timing Your Meals around Your Workouts

Some of us remember being told that we couldn’t go swimming because we just had something to eat. It’s not an old wives tale. The fact is that after you have a full meal, you should wait at least two…

3 Healthy Carbohydrates to Dive Into

Who says you have to give up carbs to trim up your waistline? Carbohydrates are the main source of fuel for the body and should be eaten daily! The trick is finding the right carbs that leave you feeling fullest…

Best Motivational Fitness Quotes

It was a wise man who once said that the power of words is powerful. They can motivate you to soar and they can also cause you to feel defeated. This is why it’s so important to be careful of…

Nutrition For Athletes and Bodybuilders

When it comes to nutrition for athletes and bodybuilders, most people just think of bulking up on protein powders, steroids, or supplements more effective (but non-100% natural) products such as creatine monohydrate. However nutrition for athletes should go beyond short-term…

Erectile Dysfunction – A Look at Male Sexual Health

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction Erectile dysfunction may be an embarrassing topic to discuss for men, but it is a serious problem. The condition may be a sign of yet another health condition that needs to be treated immediately. However, erectile dysfunction…

The Best Fitness Shows on TV to Get You Motivated

This month of May 2012, there was a news report predicting that by 2030, over 42% of the American population will be what is considered obese. This statistic doesn’t just affect the person with the extreme weight gain, but our…

Can Tea Improve My Skin?

If you’re someone that enjoys your daily cup of tea, there is no reason to feel guilty.  Since tea has so many health benefits, it’s great to drink it on a regular basis. Though you may be familiar with how…

Top 5 Careers in Fitness

They say that if you follow your passion, the money will follow you. That might be easier to believe in with some areas of work (medicine, accounting, law) more than others (writing, the Arts, fitness). However, when it comes to…