The child obesity epidemic in the United States—and around the world—has made it more important than ever that kids stay active every day, whether they’re working with a trainer or playing sports.
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This is the story of how a little boy name Xavier aka Xavi (sa-bi) changed my life forever. Major life events such as marriage, divorce, job promotion, graduation and others can bring many lifestyle changes that could potentially turn your life around. I recently became a new dad and experiencing fatherhood for the first time made me realize that life will be completely different from now on. It took me a while to realize how different life was going to be, but day by day I am faced with new experiences that are challenging but also rewarding in this new stage of my life.
We all have heard about the physical, mental and biological benefits of regular exercise and the immense emphasis that is laid on it, but have you ever wondered about the social aspect of being physical? A study in the ‘International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity’ brings into limelight the psycho social characteristics of a healthy fitness regime.
Due to competitive market today, you have to work hard in order to make your way to success. This is particularly important if you’re an entrepreneur or a small business owner. But, how many hours a week you should work? That’s a common question and a subject of many debates among experts. The primary purpose of this article is to explain how many hours you should work a week and why working more than that can have a negative impact on your health.
Whew! I made it through another semester of graduate school. Interestingly, one of my assignments for this semester required me to complete extensive research into a topic of my choosing. In the end my topic, as it often does, centered on adaptive sports. Since the health benefits of sports participation are well known, I was intrigued by non-health benefits that can be derived from playing sports.
Chaga is a dark colored mushroom found mainly on birch tree. It is easily recognizable because of its burnt look and rough tree bark like texture. It is widely seen in birch forests across all over Eastern Europe, Russia and some Asian countries. It has long been a staple ingredient in ancient medicinal traditions because of its high concentration of nutrients and health boosting properties.
Training seems to be difficult at first, but a lot of people tend to get the hang of it after a few months. However, the reason these same people fail at sticking to a routine training schedule is because they get bored or hit a plateau. This can be prevented by taking steps to change your routine for the better, which could be considered a way to upgrade your workout.
It seems as if everyone who is into fitness has a ‘magic’ health or nutrition tip that will change your world forever. Many of the tips your friends and acquaintances offer are based merely on hearsay and/or personal preference. If you want to improve your health, you need evidence-based advice.
Garcinia Cambogia (GC) is a tropical fruit, touted as a weight loss supplement. Also known as the Malabar tamarind, it looks like a small green pumpkin and used in the Asian cuisine for support digestion along with its sour taste. GC first came into the limelight when the compound found in its rind, called Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), was associated with weight loss in 1990s.