December 27, 2015
If you’ve followed this blog at all, then you already know that massage offers many great benefits ranging from releasing stress for better health to speeding up recovery time if you’ve sustained an injury. While massage generally refers to getting worked on by a professional therapist, the reality is that you can receive a lot of the same benefits by using a massage ball—especially when it comes to your neck. Why Massage Balls Are Good For Your Neck Have you ever had pain or tenderness in or around your neck area, particularly if you’ve been under a lot of...
December 25, 2015
If you’ve ever struggled with not having enough energy, then you already know how important B vitamins are for this exact reason. In fact, many people get monthly B complex shots in an attempt to help them get through their overloaded days without feeling as if all they want to do is sleep. Countless others take pill and powder supplements daily in an effort to combat fatigue. Well, one of the B vitamins that offers additional advantages is vitamin B7, also known as biotin. According to health experts, this B vitamin provides many benefits ranging from healthier hair and...
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December 14, 2015
Although copper is probably most well-known for its use in various pipes and wires, assisting with the function of modern day electronics like televisions, computer monitors, and circuit boards, it’s also a nutrient that offers many health benefits to the human body. Here are a few of the best ones to consider: Lower risk of cancer. Because copper is an antioxidant, it may help lower your risk of developing different types of cancer. Better immune system function. Several studies have connected copper with better immune system function, which means fewer illnesses and a speedier recovery. Greater heart health. Get...
August 05, 2015
When most people think about proper exercise, they think about getting their heart rate up to a specific level while doing cardio or engaging in resistance training using the right form to build bigger muscles safely. However, breath control is another important facet of working out as it helps improve your performance, increases your fat burn, and can even prevent dizziness. How do you control your breath for all of these positive results, especially if you are a beginner? Breathe Control During Cardio One of the common military breathing techniques involves breathing using a 3-to-2 ratio while doing cardiovascular...
May 27, 2015
According to the British Skin Foundation, roughly 8 million people in the U.K. suffer from some type of skin condition, ranging from those that are mildly bothersome to some which are absolutely deadly. One of the conditions that seems to fall somewhere in between as it can be extremely bothersome but not life-threatening is eczema. What is Eczema? Eczema, sometimes called dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin condition that results in redness, scaling, and itching of the skin. It is more common in children than adults and the exact causes of it are unclear, although there appears to be some...