Wellness

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

More than a handful of doctors – perhaps specialists in gastro-intestinal disorders – believe that the culprit for most diseases is a dirty bowel. Dr. Richard Schulze wrote in a wellness journal once, “by our retaining pounds of old, infected material in bowel pockets (diverticulosis), this material would be reabsorbed into the body and infect […]

Do You Need a Personal Trainer?

Why Getting a Personal Body Building Trainer is Helpful Body building is the process of developing one’s muscles by the use of different devices such as barbells, dumbbells, and several stationary gym equipments. It may be easy to learn body building on your own. But it is way more preferable to enlist under a certified […]

Growing a “YOU” attitude Instead of “ME”

Are you someone who is infected with this disease that has plagued mankind for quite some time now? Egotism or blown up ego. It is also known as self-centeredness, selfishness, and is related to vanity or conceitedness. This disease is likened to an adhesive with which people get stuck with themselves. If you can’t get […]

Has your Doctor Checked Your Medications Lately?

The human body is like a machine, subject to constant wear and tear. This is why as we get older, we need help to keep our hearts healthy, our joints durable, our cholesterol in check, and our bones protected against fracture. This, as you probably already know, can be a complicated maintenance task. We may […]

Exercise Bikes

Exercise bikes are a staple for nearly every professional gym and a great choice for home gyms because they do not take up a lot of space, are easy on the joints, and can deliver a pretty good workout depending on how hard you push yourself and what level you exercise at. But before you […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery For Me?

The statement “looks don”t count” may be ideally true, but not realistically accurate; because the truth is, looks do count. And not necessarily to other people; how one looks to themselves is important. Looking good has been one of humanity”s oldest pursuits. It”s not that every woman wants to copy Nicole Kidman”s sculpted facial muscles […]

Exercise Pep Talk

Exercise is something that is essential for us to stay healthy. There are a lot of things that are considered exercise. Some activities, such as cleaning the house, lifting groceries, washing the car, shopping in the mall are forms of exercise that we get without realizing they are exercise. The fact is that people who […]

Going to the Gym for Muscles, not Dates

Going to the gym for the first time can be a little bit intimidating. Not only are you faced with a dizzying array of machines and equipment, but you”re faced with new types of people. Here”s a list of some of the basic types that you might encounter: • The Grunter – this person is […]

Finding Time to Exercise while Raising Kids

Margaret is a 40-year old mother of three boys aged 14, 12 and 10 (can you already feel her pain?). Her life revolved around her kids, and while she did a good job of looking after their needs, she neglected her own health. At only 40, she was already on cholesterol medication, and a year […]

The Magic of Garlic

Garlic has long been an object of superstition throughout the ages. Garlic according to horror movies protects you from vampires, werewolves, and devils. While I don”t put any faith in these claims, garlic does have many health benefits. Louis Pasteur examined garlic”s use as an antibacterial back in the nineteenth century and showed how it […]