Certain images come to mind when most people think about muscle-building exercises. They think about the kind of insane, limit-pushing bodybuilding that seems pretty unrealistic for most people. Not only are the end results often so gobsmacking (we have a hard time imagining ourselves with quite that much muscle!), but the time you have to put into achieving a body like that is also pretty amazing.
Today, we’re going to talk about one of life's great mysteries; sleep. More specifically, we want to discuss the relation of sleep to your health. Take a look down below for all the information you need:
Being healthy matters! Not only does it make us look our best, but it helps us to feel our best, and live a longer life too! But with modern life being as hectic and fast-paced as it is, it's easy to forget even some of the most basic things that we can do to promote our own health. Read on to find out more.
When it comes to wanting to get fit, the majority of people always opt for the tried and tested and more traditional methods. However, there is is a problem with these in that they are totally boring, and who wants to do something that is boring. Seriously, go to the gym and you’ll hear grunting noises that sound like an otter is in pain.
A team of scientists from the University of Washington’s Virology Research Clinic in Seattle have confirmed that genital herpes can reactivate even if an infected person undergoes high dose antiviral therapy.
Healthy diet and exercise are the foundations of good fitness. But, while it’s easy to monitor your diet since you can see what you eat, tracking your daily exercise related activities is another thing. Because of this there is a vibrant market for fitness trackers. There will be about 25 million fitness trackers being sold this year, including the most popular ones like Fitbit, and Jawbone.
You may not know it, but our digestive systems need more than mere food to function properly – they also need vitamins and minerals in that food. Granted, many of us probably know that. But how many of us know we also need digestive enzymes?
You all must be aware of your oral health and must have heard that it is advisable to brush twice a day, floss, use mouthwash, and a lot more for that matter. But, have you heard of what food to avoid to maintain a great oral hygiene level?
Gallstones can cause quite a lot of pain, irrespective whether you are passing them or still have them in your gallbladder. The reason why you feel the excruciating pain is the blocked duct and passage ways. These gall stones may differ in sizes and numbers.
As people have come to use technology more and more in their daily lives, we have discovered some good and bad results. On one hand, technology like smartphones makes children more able than ever to stay in contact with their parents and get emergency assistance when needed.
‘Health is wealth’ - This famous saying says it all. But in this era when we are having so busy work schedules and hectic life, its impossible to maintain a good health inspite of having an intense urge to do so. When you are faced with two situations, either to work an extra hour or head to aerobics or yoga, it becomes very tough for you to persuade yourself to do the latter, as the former one will be an add on to your productivity stride.
The majority of the diabetic socks currently on the market are designed to lower the risk of injury to the feet, keep the feet dry, and avoid the blood circulation from slowing down or being prevented. Usually they are made of materials that are padded, fitted and non-binding; they do not have seams and have superior abilities of wicking away moisture.
Whiter teeth give many of us more confidence and help us feel better about the way we look and also our smile. There are a number of ways to get healthy, white teeth and we’ve compiled some of the best below.
The average person sheds somewhere between 50 and 100 hairs each day. But unexplained, excessive hair loss can be worrying and scary. So unless you're okay with shaving it all off, you might want to check this list of bad habits that could be causing you to go bald.
The beginning of a new year signifies a fresh start for many people. They resolve to change their lives for the better, focusing on their health and fitness. The goals vary; some people want to slim down, others want to tone up and still others simply want to feel better and have more energy. Regardless of what you are trying to achieve, these tips will assist you as you move forward.
We’ve all been there. When fitness is your life, an injury can be devastating. Whether it’s minor or major, the fact is that you’ll likely have to take a break from your usual regime. When your passion involves gaming, writing or playing an instrument, being inactive for a short period of time doesn’t seem like such a huge burden. Of course, when your passion involves fitness, then inactivity is a horrible form of torture.
Recent studies suggest that 70% of US adults have suffered eye strain through the use of computer screens and digital devices. This has created awareness of the issues of eye strain, and associated health issues, and of the importance of having regular checkups for your eyes.
Should you be taking supplements as part of your daily routine? Our bodies need a regular supply of a whole host of vitamins and minerals for good health, but how can you be sure that you are getting everything you need from your diet? Here, we take a look at some of the most important building blocks for a healthy body, and show you how you can make sure you have enough…