How to Protect Against These 3 Common Athletic Injuries

2019-08-06T03:19:19+00:00

Engaging in athletic activities is a wonderful and healthy way to stay active, and it promotes camaraderie among team members. If you are an active participant in sports, you know how easy it is to get carried away and put your body at risk for injuries that can sideline you. How can you minimize such injuries and stay in the game? Bone Fractures According to All Injuries Law, aggressive contact sports, including football, soccer and hockey, are the most common scenarios for bone fractures, especially in children. While some fractures are bound to happen, you can take precautions so that they [...]

How to Protect Against These 3 Common Athletic Injuries 2019-08-06T03:19:19+00:00

Could Your Preworkout Be Hurting You Long Term?

2019-07-28T23:14:15+00:00

Working out consistently is an effective way to stay in shape. It can help keep your weight in check and improve your bone density strength. All those visits to the gym that you are making today can have benefits that last a long time. The primary focus of your workout is on the workout yourself, but you also have to consider your pre-workout. What you do before heading to the gym will have a lot to do with whether that workout will be a success.  Not Considering Your Macros Just as your car needs gas to drive, your body needs “fuel” [...]

Could Your Preworkout Be Hurting You Long Term? 2019-07-28T23:14:15+00:00

What Can Be Done to Make Youth Sports Safer?

2019-07-20T20:01:23+00:00

Today's youth sports have become increasingly more scrutinized for their safety implications. In order to ensure a safe and meaningful experience for young athletes, it is important to make sure that all kids are as protected as possible when competing. Here is what can be done to make youth sports as safe as possible. Provide the Proper Protection Regardless of the sport, the young athlete must be equipped with the proper protective gear. For football, that gear should include pads, a helmet, and mouthguard. Baseball players need to have a properly sized batting helmet and catcher's gear, while soccer players should [...]

What Can Be Done to Make Youth Sports Safer? 2019-07-20T20:01:23+00:00

3 Holistic Pain Management Methods

2019-06-19T21:44:52+00:00

Chronic pain isn’t something that is easy to deal with. After pain has gone on for a few days, it starts to distract you from what is really important in your life. Whether you are dealing with an injury or illness, finding a way to treat your pain can help improve your quality of life. A lot of people try to avoid prescription pain medications. They can be highly addictive, make you drowsy and aren’t always good for your body on a long-term basis. Looking for a more holistic way to treat your pain can be beneficial. Let’s take a look [...]

3 Holistic Pain Management Methods 2019-06-19T21:44:52+00:00

3 Easy Exercises an Injured Athlete Can Do to Get Back in the Game Sooner

2019-05-10T20:16:23+00:00

As an athlete, there are few things as frustrating as being sidelined with an injury. It is challenging to be still when you are accustomed to being active. Fortunately, there are a variety of activities that injured athletes can do to speed the recovery process. Here are three of the best easy exercises to consider when looking to get back in the game sooner: Swimming As one of the best low-impact activities in sports, swimming can play a key part in rehabilitating injuries. You do not even have to be an experienced swimmer to benefit from being in the pool. Aquatic [...]

3 Easy Exercises an Injured Athlete Can Do to Get Back in the Game Sooner 2019-05-10T20:16:23+00:00

What’s the Difference Between Massage, Reiki, and Holistic Healing?

2019-04-18T18:13:40+00:00

Massage, Reiki, and holistic healing are different types of alternative health treatments. Depending on your health challenges, you could use one method by itself or in combination with other treatments. Here is some basic information to help you decide which type of healing is most beneficial and appropriate for you. Massage Therapy The history of massage therapy dates back to 2700 BCE in "The Yellow Emperor's Classic Book of Internal Medicine." There are ancient references to massage that appear in writings from India, Egypt, Arabia, China, Rome, and Greece. Health benefits of massage therapy include reduced muscle tension, strengthened immune system, [...]

What’s the Difference Between Massage, Reiki, and Holistic Healing? 2019-04-18T18:13:40+00:00

3 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy Throughout Your Day

2019-04-08T18:26:46+00:00

We have all been there. You are zipping along throughout your day when your energy just runs out. Rather than reach for another cup of coffee, it is better to try to boost those energy stores in more natural ways. Here are three ways to increase your energy so that you can better navigate your day and be more productive: Pare Down Your To-Do List Too much busyness in your day can zap your energy. AppSumo talks about how taking control of your schedule and learning how to say no to things can help to free up your time and give [...]

3 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy Throughout Your Day 2019-04-08T18:26:46+00:00

4 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy and Strong

2019-04-05T17:21:18+00:00

Caring for your teeth is a long journey that starts the moment your first tooth pops through your gum as an infant. Most of us are taught the basics for caring for our teeth when we are young, but, as you age, you may begin to wonder if the methods you are using to care for your teeth are enough to keep them healthy for a lifetime. Good dental hygiene is important not only for the health of your mouth but also for your overall body; new research indicates that gum disease increases the risk for heart disease and other ailments. [...]

4 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy and Strong 2019-04-05T17:21:18+00:00

4 Health and Wellness Careers with Massive Growth Potential

2019-03-24T22:45:42+00:00

It is no secret that the availability of jobs in the healthcare industry is at an all-time high. With more options than ever before, it's easy to find the best fit for your interests and skill set. Here are four health and wellness careers to keep on your radar. These fields promise massive growth potential in the coming years. Personal Trainers As the demand for personalized workout plans continues to rise, personal trainers are enjoying better job stability than many other related professions. Personal trainers average an approximate annual salary of $60,000. The flexible work schedule and ability to hone your [...]

4 Health and Wellness Careers with Massive Growth Potential 2019-03-24T22:45:42+00:00

Why Are Ancient Medicines Coming Back into the Spotlight?

2019-02-26T18:49:06+00:00

Many people are starting to realize that ancient medical practices may be the right choice for them. There are medical techniques, including acupressure, acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal medications, and chiropractic therapy that are making major comebacks in the 21st century. People Are Understanding the Politics and Economics of Medicine Many people are becoming skeptical that major drug companies and some health care providers may be playing games with people's health. According to MM&M, “people commonly point to Big Pharma and the healthcare industry as being greedy and having deep pockets. Frequent examples are the unreasonable rise of cost for insulin and medicine [...]

Why Are Ancient Medicines Coming Back into the Spotlight? 2019-02-26T18:49:06+00:00