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Sleep- How Much Is Enough

Sleep – How Much Is Enough? Part 2

We spoke about Sleep and how much is enough in our post last week and examined why we need sleep, how much the average requirement of sleep is and the factors that determine the quality of our sleep. Studies and statistics are all very well, but how do we determine how much sleep is enough […]

How to Lose Water Weight

Tips on How to Lose Water Weight

Many people want to learn how to lose water weight, and it’s actually not a bad idea for the short term. There is only so much water stored in your body at any one time, so it is important to remember that this cannot be looked at as a long term solution. While you will […]

Crossfit Workout Routine

Hard-Core Crossfit Workout Routine

Crossfit training is a conditioning and strength enhancing program that utilizes a variety of functional exercises. The routines are designed to provide a strength training workout, while increasing cardiovascular endurance, as well as speed and power. The crossfit workout routine has become increasingly popular in occupations that rely on explosive strength such as firefighters, police […]

Chest Exercises For Men

The Best Chest Exercises for Men

When it comes to chest exercises for men, proper form is of great importance, and when it comes to form, the written word can perhaps not communicate as well as a visual demonstration, the correct way that an exercise should be performed. So we collected some of the best and most popular male chest exercise […]

Exercise For Arthritis

Exercise for Arthritis

Research has revealed that over 37 million people in America suffer from the debilitating effects of arthritis. This disease is defined as painful inflammation of one or more joints of the body. The wear and tear of arthritis can be frustrating for people who want to live an active lifestyle, or want to try to […]

Sleep How Much Is Enough

Sleep – How Much Is Enough? – Part 1

Too much sleep can impact productivity negatively and is even inimical to health in a number of different ways. However more and more research is pointing to the fact that too little sleep is bad for us in ways ranging from causing weight gain to causing heart attacks. It can be a delicate balance to […]

Botanical Supplements

The Facts About Botanical Supplements

Botanical supplements have been used for thousands of years for a variety of ailments and conditions. They can be taken in a variety of forms to include: capsules, tablet, gel-caps, teabags and powders. The World Health Organization estimates that up to 80% of the world population still uses botanicals to treat diseases. Botanicals are leaves, […]

Pectoral Exercises

10 Best Pectoral Exercises for Men – What Works and Why

Ordinarily, in routine everyday tasks, the pectoral or chest muscles don’t get that much of workout. So getting that deep, impressive and muscular chest requires specific pectoral exercises for men, that actually target and develop the fan shaped muscles of the chest. The chest muscles consist of the pectoralis major which is in front of […]

How to Gain Muscle Mass

How to Gain Muscle Mass

While there are plenty of people around the country struggling with their weight, it is interesting to note that not all of them are struggling with being overweight. There are plenty of people out there who have fast metabolisms and wonder how to gain muscle mass, which makes it very hard to gain any type […]

Fractures

Fractures – What You Need to Know

Those that are into fitness and sport in a big way need to know the risks and dangers of injury. This is particularly important in the case of serious injuries such as bone fractures, so that they can do their best to try and avoid them. Competitive sports, organized fitness activities, long training sessions and […]