September 22, 2017
Zinc is regarded as an essential element for the normal growth of humans as it plays a key role during physiological development. Furthermore, it is needed by the body's immune system to work properly and keep you safe from a number of diseases. For those of you who might be wondering, here are some health benefits of zinc: Zinc plays a vital role in weight loss. A number of studies have shown the connection between intake of zinc and a decrease in appetite, which helps prevent overeating and gaining extra weight. Such an effect possible because zinc controls the...
April 10, 2017
When you experience pains or aches after an intense workout, you’ll need some self massage equipment to help. However, with so many products on the market, it can be difficult to know which are the best ones for you to choose from. Here are the best and most beneficial types of equipment: Massage balls These may look strange but they are perfect for tackling post-gym aches. The spikes are made of rubber and they put pressure on the affected area to relieve tightness. These are recommended for people who need to target pain in more than one muscle group....
November 18, 2016
Running is not just for thin people, but for anyone who wants to keep fit or lose weight. If you want to start running, you need to start slowly to get your body used to the demands of the sport. Here is how you can get started: Visit your Doctor If you haven’t done much exercise for a long time, you must visit your doctor. They can perform a physical to check your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. They could even see if you have any medical problems that could prevent you running, and advise whether or...
December 31, 2014
Being healthy is a balancing act. It involves eating nutritious foods so your body has what it needs to thrive, and it also means getting physically active so your muscles stay fit and trim. However, there is one additional thing you can do to increase your health even more. Any idea what it is? Here’s a hint: your body is made up primarily of it, which makes replacing it key to living an ultra-healthy life. If you guessed water, then you are right! Water is essential for every bodily function, from the blood transporting nutrients to your cells...
April 18, 2013
As with the human shoulder, a selection of injuries and surgical measures exist for the knee joint. Here we discuss three collective disorders of the knee: anterior knee pain, anterior cruciate ligament injury, and total knee arthroplasty. In addition to this, exercise considerations (indications and contraindications) after release from rehabilitation...