Exercise

Simple Ways To Cut Down On Fat

July 18 2018

Fats can wreak havoc on our bodies and contribute to weight gain if we eat too much. Although we need fats in our diet, many of us are unaware of how to maintain a healthy weight because we’re not consuming the right amount and types of fat. Cutting down on fat is not as hard...


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6 Knee Pain Causes That Have (Almost) Nothing to Do With Being Old

May 17 2018

Your knees are the largest joints in your body for a reason you need them for practically everything you do. And as a result, they endure a whole lot of abuse. Knee pain is common among people of all ages. Knee pain can come with crunching, popping, swelling, or instability (or, if you’re extra unlucky,...


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5 Smarter Ways to Detox Your Body

April 20 2018

Forget colonics and ultra-low-calorie juice fasts. If you want to clear out toxins and boost your overall health, there are smarter and safer ways to do it. Here are five expert-approved tactics that are guaranteed to make you feel like a better, fresher version of yourself. 1. Eat Clean Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage and...


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Hot or Cold? Know Which One to Go for When an Injury Strikes

April 19 2018

Did you just sprain your ankle or pulled your hamstring and you don’t know whether to apply hot or cold compress? You are not alone. A lot of people have a hard time deciding whether hot or cold is the right one for the problem. Continue reading to learn once and for all when to...


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Types of Exercises That Help Regain Voluntary Movement After a Stroke

April 12 2018

One of the complications of stroke is paralysis — the inability of moving the muscles. Experts say that up to 9 out of 10 people who had suffered a stroke may experience some form of paralysis right after. It is said that continuous therapy and rehabilitation can actually help stroke survivors to regain their ability...


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How To Reduce Inflammation In Your Body

April 6 2018

If you regularly follow health news or read about wellness, you’ve likely been hearing a lot about inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s natural protective response to infection or injury. If you cut your finger, for example, your immune system responds by sending white blood cells to repair the open wound. These cells then trigger an...


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3 Most Effective Exercises To Ease Foot Pain

March 29 2018

Each of your feet has 33 joints, 26 bones and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts, so it’s not surprising that there are also countless problems that can plague your feet. Two of the most common foot and ankle issues in active adults are plantar fasciitis, which causes...


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8 Medical Causes of Shortness of Breath

March 28 2018

Shortness of breath or breathing difficulty is something that makes it feel like your chest is tight and the air is thick. In the medical field, it is referred to as dyspnea. It’s important to note that mild breathing issues encountered when performing aerobic exercises are not part of this category. There are many different...


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Smartphone Thumb: What It Is And How to Prevent It

March 19 2018

Have you heard of smartphone thumb? It’s a real medical condition these days, and you may already be suffering from it. Read on to know more about it as well as come across some tips and tricks on how to keep it from striking. Tendinitis — this is the formal name of this medical condition...


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5 Tips to Prevent Injury While You Exercise

March 17 2018

So you’ve finally made the jump to join the fitness bandwagon and start taking charge of your physical health. The only thing you need to make sure of is to survive your fitness routines without encountering any injuries which can otherwise hamper your progress. Exercising can be a fun activity for a lot of people....


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