Month: December 2015

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Sports Wearables Can Revolutionize Training

Sports professionals are embracing wearable technology, and who can blame them? They work in hyper-competitive fields, where even the smallest advantage can be the difference between winning and failure.

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Is Body Fat the Best Measure of Health?

Most people are familiar with the term “body fat,” usually associating it with obesity, heart disease, cholesterol levels and general unhealthiness. Despite negative implications when too much fat is carried on your body, some fat is required by the body for proper functioning, metabolic purposes and general health. The key to good health is in […]

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Too Busy to Exercise? Get Fit in Fifteen Minutes a Day

Not having the time is one of the most common reasons people give for a lack of exercise in their lives. But is this a reason or an excuse? Balancing the everyday pressures of work, family and other commitments isn’t easy, but it’s usually possible to find a little time for exercise. If you commit […]

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Nine Tips On Handling Emotional Eating

Of all the many barriers to healthy eating, emotional eating can be one of the most damaging. Emotional eating refers to eating triggered not by hunger and physiological want, but by emotional and psychological need. Most often, emotional eating is a response to stress, anxiety, or simple unhappiness. Obviously, emotional eating contributes to poor health […]

Seven Lifesaving Facts to Remember in an Emergency

A crisis can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. When caught in an emergency, some people can be overcome by fear or panic. This can make rational decisions hard. The secret to making it out of an emergency is by keeping a clear mind at all times.

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SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many of us feel down when the weather is grey, cold, or damp, and even worse when it’s all three together. Our spirits perk up though, when the sun shines, the sky is blue, and the air is warm. The sun’s rays feel pleasant on our skin, yet its warmth and light affect us in […]

How to Deal with a Relapse When You’re Building Habits

Most people who try to start a new diet, exercise routine or any new habit encounter a relapse — straying off the path or indulging in bad behavior. When you’re building good habits, momentum is extremely crucial. As a result, a relapse can throw a serious spanner into the works. It could make you feel […]

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How to Create a Healthier Work Environment

Most adults spend a large proportion of their life at work. Whether working inside an office block, outside in the open air, for someone else, or for ourselves we need to be aware of the environment in which we work. Given that many people spend 40-50 years working it is important to consider whether your […]


Easy Changes for a Healthier Lifestyle

Staying healthy is hard, especially in a world filled with modern conveniences and temptations. How can a person even hope to combat overindulgence or sloth when they seem simply more attainable than living healthfully? You could change everything about your daily routine and try to power through the resistance. But as several studies have shown, […]

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Overheating During Pregnancy: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

You probably already know that you shouldn’t sit in a hot sauna or spend too much time in a hot tub when you’re pregnant. However, you may not realize that simply taking a walk on a warm day or wearing the wrong clothing could also endanger you and your baby. Knowing the causes and complications […]