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Megan Johnson McCullough owns a fitness studio in Oceanside CA called Every BODY's Fit. She has an M.A. in Physical Education & Health Science, is a current candidate for her Doctorate in Health & Human Performance, and she's an NASM Master Trainer & Instructor. She's also a professional natural bodybuilder, fitness model, Wellness Coach, and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor.

Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

After a workout or after a long day, stepping into a sauna or steam room is treatment for your body. These facilities are found in gyms, spas, hotels, and some people even have them at home. The main difference is… 0 Shares |

Autoimmune diseases: When the body fights against itself

When the body’s immune system starts to attack itself, disorder erupts. There are up to 80,000 different autoimmune disorders ranging in severity. The immune system falls on a spectrum of very low functioning to being overly active. When the immune… 0 Shares |

Abdominal Muscles: The core of the matter

The loaded question we all want the answer to is how to get a flat stomach?? We want to sculpt tight abs on our belly, but how?? Some might answer with an exercise routine targeting the mid-section, while others might… 0 Shares |

Shin Splints: The runner’s curse

Ever go for a run and feel your shins throb and ache afterwards?? All you did was run down the driveway to move the car before the street sweeper came, but somehow this caused distress to your shins. Medial tibial… 0 Shares |

Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin is a chemical found in the brain, blood platelets, and mainly in the digestive system (up to 90%). Its scientific name is 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT. This chemical is a neurotransmitter that delivers messages between our nerve cells. Most of… 0 Shares |

Asthma: Air supply on restriction

Coughing. Wheezing. Tight chest. Shortness of breath. These are the common symptoms of the air restriction condition called asthma. When the bronchial tubes become inflamed, the airway tightens and can fill with mucus. People experience different symptoms at different times… 0 Shares |

VO2 Max: What’s your capacity?

VO2 max is the maximum capacity of a person’s body to transport and move oxygen during exercise. It is a measurement of a person’s physical fitness in relation to aerobic endurance. “V” stands for volume, “O2” stands for oxygen, and… 0 Shares |

Ingrown toenail: You big toe’s worst enemy

An ingrown toenail, also called onychocryptosis, is the result of the corner or the side of a nail growing into the toe’s flesh. The pressure of the nail is pushing against sensitive skin. The edge of the sharp nail breaks… 0 Shares |

Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

Croup is a sickness that occurs in babies when they’re having difficulty breathing. The baby’s upper airways have become irritated and swollen, making the vocal cords narrow. Breathing then becomes noisy, resulting in coughing that has been said to sound… 0 Shares |

Body Balance: Controlling your frame

Balance is the body’s ability to be pulled in the right direction at the right time. The central nervous system (CNS), composed of the brain and spinal cord, accomplishes this task for us. This system is in charge or activating… 0 Shares |