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August 2012

How to Help Someone Kick that Smoking Habit for Good?

Renowned American writer and novelist Fletcher Knebbel was once quoted humorously saying that smoking is the leading cause of statistics. Humor or not, Knebbel’s quote seems to have some truth on it. According to the United State’s Center for Disease…

The History of the Paralympics

The history of the Paralympics, which is the collective term for ‘Parallel Olympics’, dates back to 1948. At that time, neurologist Sir Ludwig Guttman, who worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, which is situated in Aylesbury, near London, was using sport…

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone for a Balanced Life

Professional body builders know all about balance; concentrating on all muscle groups and, when necessary, giving extra attention to those areas that start to fall behind.   Nobody wants to be the guy who works out only his upper body, but…

12 Sneaky Ways To Exercise Without Realizing It

You’re a busy, busy person who has no time for exercise! Working 12-hour days and any personal chores simply gobble up any gym or jumping-jack time that could possibly exist. That doesn’t mean you have to turn into one of…

Top 5 Tips For Eating Healthy When Dining Out

While there are a lot of reports that support the fact that it is more economical and oftentimes far healthier to eat at home, there are moments when all of us enjoy dining out. It provides us with the opportunity…

Dermatitis Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

Dermatitis is basically, a type of skin ailment which manifests in the form of red, scratchy and flaky skin. Many times blisters are also developed on the skin. This inflammation of the skin is closely linked to skin conditions like…

Contact Lenses and Oxygen – A Winning Eye-Health Combination

Oxygen is very important for eye health, one expert has underlined, indicating that people should ensure their eyes get plenty of air, even if they wear contact lenses. Sports Vision Specialist Gavin Rebello, sports vision specialist, said that this is…

Can Bodybuilding Lead to Acne Breakouts?

When guys start hitting the gym they notice that in addition to building muscle they start developing pimples. Hormones are mostly to blame. Because the very same hormones that stimulate muscle growth unfortunately also stimulate sebum production and acne. In…

How Often Should You Replace Your Running Shoes?

You enjoy running and you’ve been committed to doing it every day for a while now. As a matter of fact, you’re so committed that the last time that you got ready to throw your shoes into the washing machine,…

Best Fitness Tips and Advice From Olympians

When it comes to health and fitness, if there’s anyone who could offer some good advice on physical wellness, it would have to be Olympians, right? After all, they have sacrificed a lot of themselves (including their time and resources)…

Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Socialize at the Gym

So, you and one of your friends have been thinking about getting a gym membership so that you can work out together. After talking it over, you’ve both figured that it could be a great way to stay motivated as…

How Many Calories Do Olympic Athletes Burn?

It’s exciting to watch the 2012 Summer Olympics and cheer for your favorite athletes. For some, all the action in London is added motivation to get off the couch and work to reach personal fitness goals. Here’s even more motivation:…

How Can Air Pollution Hinder Olympic Athletes?

With the Olympic games now here, the entire world will be focused on the best athletes in the world competing against each other for Olympic gold.  Few outside of these respective sports have a full understanding of the difficulty, duration…

6 Tips On How To Stay Cool While Working Out

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that summer is here. Even then, rocks get hot in the sun! With the temperature quickly rising, here’s a list of tips to help you stay cool this summer while working…