Winter Baking for Good Nutrition and Ambience

Don’t you love all of the foods we cook in the winter time? All of the cookies and heavy stews and sauces. It’s so great, the ambiance those foods provide. But these foods tend to not be the most heart healthy foods. If you’re thinking about your health, but also want the sights and smells […]

Detox Diets

Detox Diets are the last craze in dieting, that’s why the number of people searching for detox diets is growing everyday. You may have heard about toxins, detoxification, cleansing, purifying; they are all related to detox diets. Toxins are harmful chemicals affecting your body. They are all around you (in your food, water, air) and […]

Carbohydrates: The Essential Energy Source

Most athletes know and realize just how important it is to get the proper nutrients however many athletes are being drawn into the idea of using low carbohydrate diets as a way to help control weight. Needless to say, the sports medicine field is quite alarmed at this recent trend. The number of athletes that […]

Lifting Heavy for Women: How to Avoid an Injury

Most women are aware that, when they lift weights, the situation is vastly different from when men do the same. For a variety of reasons; different body size and stature, bone strength, and internal biology, there are some things that men need to watch out for when they do heavy lifting, and similarly, women must […]

5 Ways to Reduce Bloating

Bloating is a major inconvenience; if it’s not permanent (itself a real happiness killer) then it can come on, present itself at the most inconvenient time and give no indication of how long it’ll stay for. It’s horrible for any female’s confidence, and means we feel uncomfortable, unable to fit into certain clothes, and without […]

A Disciplined Fitness Diet

There is nothing more frustrating than putting in hours at the gym, completing as many or even more circuits then we planned for, and then ruining our health and fitness regime by letting our healthy diet off the hook. Indeed, it is often said, and is largely true, that fitness and diet are inextricably linked. […]

The Benefits of Walking 10K Steps a Day

You’ll probably hear a lot of people tell you that you need to walk several thousand steps a day. Indeed, most exercise apps and smartwatches give a benchmark of between 10 and 15 thousand steps as the point where you’ve done enough steps for the day. And that’s all well and good. Exercise is great. […]

Food Safety Tips for Barbecues

Barbecues are a great time to get together with friends and family. The noise of loved ones, fresh air and the wonderful aroma of barbecued foods is a recipe for a great time. But with this fun comes the responsibility of knowing all of the food safety tips for barbecues. Proper Refrigeration No one wants […]

Losing Weight at Home

For some of us, working from home or staying in the house to look after the family sounds like an ideal scenario. No commute, no office gossip and the chance to walk around in shorts and a T-shirt all day if we want to. But it is also a sure-fire way to pile on weight […]

Indicators of Back Pain

Back pain usually starts with signals or indicators. For instance, if your back hurt at one time and stopped, and later it started it again, you received your indicator at the start. In short, the first time your back started hurting is the sign. You want to pinpoint when the first pain started. Once you […]