Apr 28

Natural Health Remedies And Cures

Most of us are familiar with the saying: Prevention is better than cure. However, how many of us truly live by it, especially when it comes to our personal health. Remember those wise words: You are what you eat. These are tried and tested truths of life. If we were to truly live by them we would have less trouble with health, fewer illnesses, less medical bills and less obesity contributing to a better society in diverse ways.

Good health comes down to our eating habits. This is reiterated in the countless books written on healthy diets and Natural Health Remedies. It is commonly believed that eating healthy is boring, undesirable and costly. According to my personal experience and the many great books written about healthy diets (like Foods that Harm Foods that Heal by Readers Digest) it is all just a myth. You can enjoy a healthy meal just as much as junk food at a reasonable affordable cost.

My health conscious father usually says: too much of anything is no good. Most of us are guilty of over indulgence. We are creatures of habit and are responsible for the habits we allow ourselves to adapt to. It may seem strange, maybe even boring eating differently from the usual junk we indulge in. However, after a while the habit catches on and you find you don’t even crave junk anymore. My family has kept a healthy diet for as long as I can remember and to say the least, we live without medical aid, we hardly get sick and when any member of the family does get sick the local clinic is enough to deal with it. Not to say we don’t eat any junk food now and then, we do, but we just don’t over indulge in it.

Most of us

Apr 28

Healthy Ways to Get Your Ex to Notice You and Back in Your Arms

How many times can you handle rejection? If you think you can cope with being turned down time and time again, then, by all means, continue trying to get your ex back through constant contact, pleading and begging to be taken back. However, if you want a healthy return into a relationship that doesn’t show you as desperate or only get your ex back because he/she felt sorry for you, continue reading this article.

There are two ways to maintain a healthy outlook after a breakup. Granted, you’re still going to feel hurt and possibly a void, but these two things will help you strengthen and will look good when your ex sees you next. What are they? Maintain your physical and social appearance.

Physical health is the same after a breakup as it is before: you need to eat healthy and exercise. While it may seem pointless at the time, maintaining your physical health is beneficial.

How does this help you? When you work out you’re going to start feeling better about yourself. Your body naturally releases chemicals that make your brain sense a positive feeling which means your outlook on the world will be better as well as how you see yourself. Not to mention, exercising is a great distraction from letting your mind wander. If you need a little motivation, just think how your ex is going to relax the next time he/she sees you.

Maintaining a healthy social life is good for you, too, because it also serves as a distraction as well as a boost to your self-confidence when you surround yourself with people you love and that love you. Friends and family are going to be supportive and recognize your pain. They shouldn’t, however, allow you to wallow in your grief or let you repress all your feelings.

Apr 28

Fitness Trainer

Fitness Trainer: Boredom Busters

One of the biggest obstacles to staying on track for fitness is losing motivation. People are just starting an exercise program can find themselves quickly tired of the same routine. Keeping exercise appealing and maintaining a good fitness perspective is key to long-term success.

If you have to watch the exact same episode of your favorite television show every day for the rest of your life, you would probably be banging your head against the wall by the end of the week. You would change the channel, pick up a book, or do anything you could to avoid something you once enjoyed.

Yet, many people starting on a fitness program feel compelled to follow the same routine, day after day after day, and consequently fall off the exercise wagon due to sheer boredom.

That is why, most people would want the services of a fitness trainer in order to provide them the different portions of the fitness program in a more livelier style.

Fitness trainers are actually those who are expert in analyzing and creating a fitness program that is right for you. They are the ones who will calculate your appropriateness to a certain program with regards to your �fitness level,� create the program according to your specific needs, and keep you stimulated and inspired by giving you activities that will not bore you.

But then again, as with other entities included in the fitness world, not all fitness trainers are created equal. They may vary from the different trainings that they have, the health education they have acquired, and the skills that they have learned.

Hence, it is important to consider some factors that will determine if a certain fitness trainer is right for you. Here is how:

1. Certification

Like any item or product, the quality is sometimes measured and determined through

Apr 27

Fitness Model

Tips on How to Become a Fitness Model

Everyone is busy. But considering what is at stake, making time for exercise needs to be a priority right now. Thirty minutes a day is not too much when you get right down to it. Cut one prime-time show out of your evening television-viewing schedule. Get up a half-hour earlier each morning. Use half of your lunch hour for a brisk walk. You can find time if you look hard enough for it.

In fact, there are people who find time to manage and endorse the advantages of physical fitness just so they can prove to the world what a physically fit person can look like.

It is for this reason that most people contend that fitness models are one of the healthiest and most appealing people in the world. They embody the perfect concept of a physically fit person. Fitness models are, indeed, the epitome of health, life, vigor, and real beauty.

In reality, virtually everyone who has the capability to move can exercise to some degree; and everyone who is capable of projecting the benefits of exercise and physical fitness can be a fitness model.

Therefore, if you think that you have what it takes to be a fitness model, here are some tips on how to be come one.

1. Deviate from the common notion of everybody that fitness is just a matter of the body figure.

The problem with the society today is that people tend to admire and look up to females who are thin and sexy and to males have brawny, muscular biceps, triceps, and wonderful abs.

The upshot is that people tend to exert so much effort in exercise not because they want to be healthy and fit but because they want to like the fitness models that they usually see in TV,

Apr 25

Fitness Hidden In A Tube

Need to stretch out your workout? Need of more resistance in your muscles? Try a Fit Tube, this are made-up of a tough and tear-resistant plastic tube used for increasing tension and resistance in your workouts making them more challenging and exciting to perform, using a tool like this your normal daily routine workout can reach new levels. The Fitness Tubes come in different tension developing stages, the darker the color the higher the tension it builds up.

The Fitness Bands are light in weight and easy to store in any location, making them an excellent choice for a workout anywhere you desire, your home or your office, its like a gym in a your bag. In addition to this they cost really low, therefore affordability would not be an issue.

The Fitness Tube is usable for many different exercise related to your legs, hips, thighs, back, core and hamstrings. Any exercise getting too easy to perform can be leveled up by its resistance. Its comfortable in usage and gives you maximum support during your intensified workouts. The Fitness Tube has the potential for giving of results as soon as possible, with regular workouts. The specialty within it is that the pressure exerted by the tube will be felt more on the upper top rather than the bottom, keeping your exercise a workout for the entire body.

Some of the routines for which the Fitness Tube has been especially designed for are as follows;

Single-Leg Squats
One-Leg Deadlift
Bicep Curls
Overhead Triceps Pushdown
Chest Press
Upright Row

The Fitness Tube is guaranteed to give you strength and resistance for making your workouts more effective with efficiency. This is best for workouts of arms, shoulders, legs and back keeping you safe and

Apr 24

Don’t Worry, Be Healthy 5 Emotions Harmful For Your Health

Austrian researchers have conducted a large-scale study observing 2000 volunteers to find out which emotions have the most negative influence on human health. The research has lasted for 5 years, so the results are quite reliable.

The research has shown that one of the most injurious emotions is envy, which doubles the risk of having a heart attack! In order to avoid such sad fate, people need to learn how to be happy for others’ achievements.

Jealous people harm their health not less. Having a direct impact on the hormonal balance of the body, jealousy destabilizes it, which promotes the development of various disorders, for example, erectile dysfunction in men. Jealous women also have their level of sexual hormones lowered.

If you are constantly blaming yourself for everything that happens to you and around you, your health is being seriously undermined. Your habit of self-reproach is especially successful in weakening your immune system, making you prone to frequent colds and infections, not to mention the increased risk of cancer

However, cultivating the state of permanent self-pity is also bad for health. Liver suffers the most, because of increased level of acetylcholine hormone, which also contributes to lowering blood sugar and developing digestive disorders.

Last, but not least, in the hit-parade of health-harming emotions is greed! Scrooges suffer from the diseases of gastrointestinal tract, as well as disorders like bulimia and anorexia, more often than other people.

The secret of health is pretty simple: don’t envy others’ successes, don’t be unreasonably jealous, don’t blame yourself for every single little thing, don’t feel constantly sorry for yourself, and don’t be overly greedy! In other words, don’t worry, be happy. and healthy!

So just live and let live, without greed, envy, jealousy and self-pity and you will be healthy in both body and mind. The most important thing is to

Apr 24

Home Fitness Equipment Strategies To Help You Stay Fit

Home fitness equipment is a great way to get in shape because it’s easier to actually get the exercise done. You don’t have to worry about driving to the gym, using their showers, or finding childcare. With home fitness equipment, you just get on it and do it. What types work best? It all depends on your workout needs. Here are a few important tips to consider.

Evaluating Claims

The Federal Trade Commission urges consumers to scrutinize the claims of home fitness equipment. Some make elaborate and false claims regarding the equipment’s effectiveness. If it sounds too good to be true, it’s probably just a good sounding scam. Keep your expectations realistic. Don’t go for miracle exercise equipment.

Watch out for home fitness equipment that offers to help “spot reduce,” meaning focus weight loss on one area of the body. To tone and lose weight in one area, you need to work out the whole body. Your weight depends on the number of calories you eat and burn every day. Exercise burns calories regardless of where you do it, so it is beneficial to weight loss.

Equipment Care

Caring and proper maintenance for home fitness equipment is essential for safety and longevity purposes. The better you keep up on repairs, the longer it will last and the safer it will be. Always give your equipment a once over after using it. Make sure all screws are in place and that the structure is solid. Make sure weights are safely secured. Check to make sure gears are properly oiled. If something needs repaired, take care of it immediately. Don’t let your equipment break down mid-workout.

Remember to Use Mats

Mats are cheaper than doctor bills. Always make sure your home fitness equipment is well protected with durable mats, especially

Apr 23

Fitness Program

Better Work Out

1.Stop and Go

If you play a sport that requires a full sprint, remember that a full sprint strains the muscles of the lower body. To combat this, do stop-and-go exercises. For example, run 30 meters at about 80 percent of your effort, slow to a jog for five to 10 meters, then run again for another 30 meters. Repeat this process five times.

2.On bended knees

Almost 3 out of four ACL injury occurs when players are landing or turning. If your knees are bent instead of straight, the risk of injury is greatly reduced according to a report in the JAAOS (Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons).

3.Cool down

Heatstroke is not something that can be easily cured like headache. To avoid it, stay cool and hydrated. Be sure the combined temp an humidity is less than 160. This is according to Dr. Dave Janda of the IPSM.

4.Get the proper equipment

Badly fitting gears or ill sized equipment can be a cause of training injuries. The extra money spent on proper equipment goes a long way.

5.Do it the right way

Bad technique is just as bad as, well, bad equipment. Seek advice from pros and trainer, this advice are invaluable to your exercises or training.

6.Go West (or whichever direction)

If you’re playing or training in multiple directions, your warm up should also. Move sideways, backward, forward and all the motions you might be doing. This allows your body to be prepared.

7.Have yourself filmed

The camera doesn’t lie. Show your video to a person well verse in your training, so he can give a critic of your fitness regimen.

8.Loosen the shoulders.

Even a slightly injured rotator cuff can shut down the function of a shoulder. You might want to include stretching to protect your rotator cuffs.

9.take An early dip

Schedule your swimming sessions

Apr 19

Man Fitness

Be A Man of Fitness

Fitness is the essence of a man. Fitness is the ability of a person to do his normal everyday tasks with full alertness and vigor without worrying about fatigue afterward and with extra energy in reserve which can be useful when emergencies arise or during leisure and recreation. Overall fitness must be the primary goal every man must try to achieve. In fitness, no one is ever too young or too old for improvement.

One’s fitness can be improved by ngaging in aerobic exercises and through strength training. There are three components of overall fitness that every man must focus on working out in order to be in healthy, tip-top shape. These are cardiovascular work, strength training and of course, these should be coupled with a healthy diet.

Staying strong by building muscles. Man’s fitness regimen should include a work out routine which aims to build the muscles. Aging causes a decrease in muscle mass of five to seven pounds (2-3.2 kgs) of muscle for every ten years in one’s adult life given that he lives an inactive lifestyle. Truly, the saying “use it or lose it” is very applicable to the muscles. Fortunately, there is a good solution to this. Loss of muscle mass can be replaced by engaiging in strength training.

Improvement of Man’s fitness by cardiovascular work out. Flexibility exercises, strength training and cardiovascular work out surely help boost a man’s fitness and all these should be part of a man’s work out scheme. But of all these, cardiovascular work is the most necessary. Exercises under cardiovascular work conditions and develops the cardiovascular system and also works out large muscle groups.

So if a man does not have much time for working out, devoting whatever free time he might have to aerobic exercises would do

Apr 17

Womens Gym Wear Taking Care of Fitness Wear and Yoga Clothes for Women

Investing in proper exercise clothing can be expensive although it is an investment worth making. Thats why its very important you care of your fitness wear.
It may be painstaking to take care of womens gym wear, especially yoga clothes. It is worth the effort, however. Your clothes will last much longer and youll be proud of your investment if you simply take care of it.

General Womens Gym Wear Instructions

It is extremely important that you follow the care instructions of your womens gym wear to the letter. If you dont, you can wind up destroying the fabric.

To prevent shrinking, wash your exercise clothes in warm, cool or cold water. Unless otherwise stated, use a mild detergent to clean your clothes.

Check the care instructions before putting your clothes in the dryer. It will tell you if heat can be used on your clothes.

If it says “low iron if needed” this means the garment tolerates a very low amount of heat. Throwing it in the dryer while its on the hottest setting can burn or shrink these types of clothes. Once they shrink, you usually cant stretch them back into shape.

How to Take Care of Your Yoga Clothes

Before you put on any yoga clothes, you should wash them first. This applies even if it says its “pre-shrunk.”

The reason for this is twofold. First, pre-shrunk fabrics can still shrink. Second, youre ridding the clothing of harmful dyes that may cause rashes on your skin.

You need to wash your clothes out after every session. This will prevent bacteria from building up in your clothes.

Typically clothes for yoga cannot be dried in a dryer. Hang them on a plastic hanger instead. They should dry pretty quickly.

If you do yoga frequently, you may want

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