With springtime right around the corner, there is an increasing number of cyclists on the road. Cycling is a fantastic endurance sport and it can be a wonderful way to meet friends. As with any activity that entails repetitive movements,
With over 20 million people in the US practicing yoga today, the number of yoga-related injuries is on the rise. Yoga has many health benefits such as increased strength, stamina and flexibility and reduced stress. If yoga is done with
The word ‘detox’ can sound intimidating and it does mean different things to different people. The truth is that you can detoxify your body by using a variety of methods that are healthy for your body. You can integrate these
Our bodies tend to lose muscle mass as we age and getting an adequate amount of protein is the key to offsetting that. Make sure you’re getting enough protein in your diet to retain your muscle tissue and keep your
There are days when you’re traveling or you just don’t have time to get to the gym for a workout. Don’t skip your exercise routine for the day! Get creative and do some bodyweight exercises. They are challenging and very
One of the biggest reasons people give for not exercising is that they don’t have the time. A great way to “find” that time is to exercise first thing in the morning. We don’t have as many obligations or interruptions
Vitamin D has been a popular topic lately and we see more about it during the winter months, when there’s less sunlight. The vitamin has many health benefits, ranging from immunity to bone health. The excellent staff at WebMD published an
My friend recently told me she had been oil pulling with coconut oil. She noticed that her teeth were a little bit whiter but she was also doing it for health reasons. She suggested that I give it a try.
Stress causes us to react rather than act mindfully and this definitely impacts our food choices. Stress can cause us to reach for unhealthy sugary, fatty or salty foods and it can cause us to overeat those foods. There is
If you’re trying to shed some extra pounds, the biggest key is to train your mind to think positively about your goals. You will face challenges every day, whether they’re in your own home or at a friend’s birthday party.