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Trying to Conceive: How Exercise Affects Fertility

Trying to Conceive: How Exercise Affects Fertility

Making babies sounds like an easy enough proposition. People have been doing it for time immemorial and it’s not exactly like the methodology is any big secret. And yet, plenty of couples that should seemingly be able to conceive face…

Bipolar Disorder Explained

Bipolar Disorder Explained

Bipolar disorder (also called manic depression or manic depressive disorder), characterizes the state of someone who is undergoing extensive mood swings. The subject effectively oscillates between episodes of frenzy (known as mania), and depression. The frenzy is typically characterized by…

Three Great Reasons to Practice Martial Arts

Three Great Reasons to Practice Martial Arts

Many people watch kung fu movies or go to a martial arts tournament and become excited to learn Mixed Martial Arts, otherwise known as MMA. Fairfax, VA, for example, one of the sport’s capitals of Northern Virginia, is well known…

5 Workplace Exercises You Can Do From Your Desk

5 Workplace Exercises You Can Do From Your Desk

A goal that a lot of us have is to make more time to exercise. Yet, each morning we wake up, go to work, sit at our desks and before we know it, it’s already noon. Gee, where did the…

How to Stop Binge Eating Without an Ounce of Willpower

How to Stop Binge Eating Without an Ounce of Willpower

How to stop binge eating without an ounce of willpower, what are you crazy? When you think of how to stop binge eating, chances are one of the first things that pops into your head is the need to muster…

Different Medical Conditions That Cause Weight Gain

Different Medical Conditions That Cause Weight Gain

Sometimes you can try to do all of the right things—you can eat the right foods, exercise, drink plenty of water and get tons of rest—and still you will end up gaining weight. More times than not, it’s not because…

5 Hot Fitness Trends for 2013

5 Hot Fitness Trends for 2013

Did you know that just like with fashion, when it comes to physical fitness, there are actually trends? That’s right. All health professionals and fitness experts will agree that any kind of exercising can help to improve your physical health…

Paleo Menu – Here’s What You Need To Know

Paleo Menu – Here’s What You Need To Know

What’s a paleo diet and what does a paleo menu consist of, you may be asking. The “paleo” in paleo menu, is short of paleolithic, suggesting that one should eat the way our ancestors from the paleolithic period ate as…

5 Ways to Prevent Chapped Lips in Winter

5 Ways to Prevent Chapped Lips in Winter

The cold, dry winds of winter can not only leave your hair in a frizzy halo around your head and your skin red and cracked, but it can also wreak havoc on parts that are exposed to the elements, namely…

Modern Research on Rosacea Treatment

Modern Research on Rosacea Treatment

Rosacea being a poorly understood skin disease warrants much research on the topic. Four subtypes of rosacea have yet been defined along with several variants. It is, however, not clear whether these subtypes are the phases of the same disease…

Without These, Vitamins are Useless

Your body is an engine. When you are sitting, it is normally cruising along at a purr. When you are lifting something heavy or jogging uphill, your engine is working hard to provide the energy you need to accomplish the…

Why You Need to Beat Stress for Weight Loss Success

Why You Need to Beat Stress for Weight Loss Success

Stress triggers come in many forms, ranging from those bills that keep piling up to your teenage daughter telling you she wants to marry her bum boyfriend right after she graduates from high school. This unpleasant sensation is unavoidable in…

5 Easy Tips To Boost Your Metabolism

5 Easy Tips To Boost Your Metabolism

If you are looking to lose weight or just get lean boosting your metabolism is the means to the end you are looking for. Below are 5 easy steps to keep your metabolism at optimum levels. 1 Eat Breakfast Are…

6 Ways to Relax Before an Important Meeting

6 Ways to Relax Before an Important Meeting

Business meetings come with their own level of stress that can put a lot of pressure on you and your associates. The worst thing you can do is make things worse by becoming anxious prior to the meeting. When you…

The Right Kind of Fitness for Geeks

A geek is someone who is often considered quite nerdy and is typically known for playing video games and messing around with different pieces of technology, whether it is a laptop, computer, or the latest iPad. However, geeks can stay…

10 Must-Know Running Tips for Beginners

10 Must-Know Running Tips for Beginners

We are beginning a new year, and you might need to find a way to shed the unwanted pounds you gained during the holidays. Being overweight increases your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer. Running…

There is No Link Between Asperger’s and Violence

Though gun crime in the United States is no stranger to the news, the recent tragedies surrounding the Connecticut shooting and the earlier attack on a movie theater near Denver have highlighted a few links between violent attacks and mental…

Calculate How Much You Save By Cutting Fast Foods Off Your Diet

Calculate How Much You Save By Cutting Fast Foods Off Your Diet

Extended road trips, lunches with coworkers, convenience of not having to cook, the cheaper 99-cent cheeseburger, or just an escape from the monotony of the routine dinners at home – no matter which one of these take you to restaurants,…

10 Tips to Becoming a Vegetarian Effortlessly

10 Tips to Becoming a Vegetarian Effortlessly

If you want to become a vegetarian with the minimum of effort possible, here’s a list of 10 things you should do: 1. Know the reason you want to turn vegetarian If you want to become vegetarian just for the…

What is Green Living All About?

What is Green Living All About?

If you’ve ever wondered what green living was all about, then you’ve come to the right place. In a simplistic way, green living involves consuming what we need, while leaving plenty for generations to come. Green living includes some of…

Eight Simple Tips for Faster Muscle Gain

If you want to drop a few pounds, the process is incredibly straight forward, eat less and exercise more. If you want to pack on a few pounds of muscle however, things get a little more complicated. Should you find…

3 Essential Winter Running Tips

3 Essential Winter Running Tips

Winter running is not for the faint of heart. The days get shorter, the air gets colder, the wind kicks up, snow falls from the skies and the ground grows slippery and uncertain. It takes a determined will to persist…

Low Impact Exercise for Post-Surgery Patients

Low Impact Exercise for Post-Surgery Patients

Patients are asked to keep their movements to a minimum especially if their bodies have gone through extensive surgical procedures. However, a lack of movement can still cause their muscles to cramp up painfully. This is why physicians and doctors…

Acne Home Remedies You Need to Know About

Acne Home Remedies You Need to Know About

Acne is a common skin condition characterized by the inflammation of the sebaceous glands that usually involves pustules, comedones, or plugs. Acne typically affects young adults and shows up as an eruption of pimples, mostly on the face. However, you…

The Seven Chakras Of The Human Body

Chakras are the major energy channels that govern a human body. Each of them has a specific location in your body, color. Chakras were known in the Eastern medicine over at least a few thousand years. The chakras which are…

Eating Slowly Helps You Lose Weight

Eating Slowly Helps You Lose Weight

The mechanics of digestion There is a delay of about twenty minutes for the stomach to produce the hormones that notify the brain when you are full. This does not happen until the stomach starts to stretch. When a person…