Research shows a compelling relationship between obesity and the human immune system. The strength of this link helps explain why it is so difficult for some people to lose weight, even after repeated attempts to exercise and eat healthy. Learn about the immune system’s role in the body’s metabolism and what you can do to maintain a healthy weight. [Read more]
The most important aspect of creating a weight loss plan is to create lasting behavioral changes. This includes changing your diet to include more healthy whole foods, while also including more physical activity and stretches into your daily routine. [Read more]
Everyone has at least one bad habit they would love to get rid of. However, who didn’t try breaking a bad habit, only to relapse after a few days, or a week? Don’t worry, there is still a chance: here are some pointers on how to break a bad habit forever. [Read more]
When it comes to weight lifting, there is widespread disagreement over which types of equipment are most effective at building muscle mass. Many swear that free weights are best, while others swear that isokinetic machines are just as effective. So, what is the best way to build muscle mass? Here are the pros and cons of each method. [Read more]
Do you have a spring in your step and a smile on your face in the morning? No? Then you might be bad tempered because you don’t feel great. Perhaps tiredness and stress greet you when you wake. If so, the next twenty-four hours have gotten off to a bad start. You can change the way you begin the day, though, and learn to rise like a breath of fresh air rather than under a storm cloud. [Read more]
Lung capacity typically starts to decrease as you approach your late twenties, leading to reduced lung function that gradually worsens as you age. Chronic lung conditions, such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), can further reduce lung function, making it more difficult to breathe. Taking steps to increase your lung capacity helps to improve breathing and protect your lungs. [Read more]
Losing weight isn’t easy. Neither is finding a good weight loss program. There are a lot of them out there and they use a lot of different approaches and gimmicks. How can you pick the right weight loss program for you? It’s just a matter of doing your homework and asking the right questions. [Read more]
It’s disconcerting to hear about the myriad of ways you might inadvertently harm your health. More and more are mentioned by the media each day. Never mind though; the odds are you carry out at least seven healthy behaviors. [Read more]
People often flinch amid uncertainty. They prefer knowing what comes next and are perturbed when the future is not predictable. You can’t usually foresee events completely, anyway. But sometimes life steers you to shaky ground. You have far less of an idea about what might occur than normal.
These occasions might stem from unexpected events that shock you, like job loss, an unwanted change in health, fear that spreads in society, or any abrupt lifestyle change you wouldn’t have selected by choice had you the chance not to do so.
Unexpected change and uncertainty increase stress, but you can adapt to unfamiliar circumstances without anxiety if you take things one day at a time. [Read more]
Do you have trouble getting to sleep because your mind buzzes with worries? Like you, many people toss and turn, longing for shuteye but unable to stop consistent problems surfacing. The key to great sleep is knowing how to turn off your internal voice. These tips show you how. [Read more]