Category: Fitness

Femur – Longest & strongest bone

Femur – Longest & strongest bone

The thigh only has one bone in it called the femur. The femur plays a major role in our body. Not only is it the longest bone, but it’s the strongest bone too. It looks just like a bone from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Personal Care, Strength Training
Lamb meat – Protein that deserves more attention

Lamb meat – Protein that deserves more attention

Protein is an important component of our nutrition for our body’s performance and functioning as well as muscle growth. Lamb is a protein source not mentioned as often as chicken, beef, and/or pork. Domestic sheep are where the lamb we… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Green beans – Strings of health benefits

Green beans – Strings of health benefits

We were taught to eat our vegetables at dinner whether we liked them or not, and green beans were on that menu from time to time. We might know them better by the names “string beans” or “snap beans”. If… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Sea Moss – Top notch type of seaweed

Sea Moss – Top notch type of seaweed

Sea moss has recently become popular amongst health enthusiasts because of this type of seaweed’s benefits. It is an algae mostly found in Europe and North America. Like kelp, it is edible and comes in a variety of colors (not… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Fasted cardio – To eat or not to eat for best results

Fasted cardio – To eat or not to eat for best results

A popular training method many fitness enthusiasts encourage is called fasted cardio. The basic premise of this type of workout is the notion that when you exercise during a fasted state, the body must rely on its reserves. The body… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Weight Loss
Addressing Childhood Diseases

Addressing Childhood Diseases

Chicken Pox, Measles, Mumps and Whooping Cough are all waiting to encumber little kids. Before turning to Big pHarma to encumber them further, let’s take a look at what they are, how they come about and alternative therapies. Chicken Pox… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle
Gimmie dem beans!

Gimmie dem beans!

The more you eat, the more you lower your risk of certain cancers. Beans have more servings of fiber than any other vegetable. One single serving will give you 20 percent of your daily recommended fiber. Researchers in Japan did… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking is a diet term used in the bodybuilding community to eat to gain muscle mass. It has different interpretations in terms of how it works and what you can eat for the “bulk”. Some call it an excuse to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Strength Training
The Energizing Power of Community at Summer Festivals

The Energizing Power of Community at Summer Festivals

In an era where our interactions are increasingly digitized and our social circles can feel cramped by the walls of our own minds, the vibrancy and pulse of a summer festival can be a great antidote. The Pull of Shared… 0 Shares | | Posted in Mental Health, Yoga
Cryotherapy – Cold never felt so good

Cryotherapy – Cold never felt so good

Cold therapy, termed cryotherapy, has become a popular form of self-care for the body. It can be done in one or more areas of the body and some people have it done on their whole body. The idea behind cryotherapy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care