Category: Lifestyle

VO2 Max: What’s your capacity?

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 | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Corona Virus–empower yourself with knowledge and stop feeling helpless. You’re not.

Corona Virus–empower yourself with knowledge and stop feeling helpless. You’re not.

If you watch the news, you know that fears about the Corona virus are the top news story every night. How much of the information is actually useful though?  Do you have a mask yet? Are you freaking out because… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Health, Holistic Medicine, Hospitals & Surgery, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Travel
Ingrown toenail: You big toe’s worst enemy

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 | | Posted in Lifestyle, Personal Care
Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

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 | | Posted in Child Care, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Body Balance: Controlling your frame

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 | | Posted in Lifestyle, Personal Care
Eye Puffiness: How not to let this be “seen”

Eye Puffiness: How not to let this be “seen”

Having bags under the eyes seems to just be part of getting older. As we age, the tissue that surrounds the eyes does weaken and the muscles also lose their strength. The fat that is stored around the eyes then… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
How Does Music Affect Your Productivity?

How Does Music Affect Your Productivity?

For decades, music has been an integral part of different societies and their cultures. It has a way of diffusing through void spaces and filling up surroundings with some sort of energy. This can further help the listener to relax… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle
Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval training can help anyone get those most out of their cardiovascular workouts. This training involves alternating short high intensity bursts with active rest periods. Doesn’t sound very complicated or challenging on paper, but this is no simple or easy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Burping: Belching 101

Burping: Belching 101

When you eat, food enters the mouth, is swallowed, then travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Upon arrival, the digestive system uses bacteria, acid, enzymes, and chemicals to help pull nutrients from food to be used for energy.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

Breakfast is the meal that breaks the fast from the night before. There’s an associated typical or traditional line up of foods we think of when it comes to this first meal….eggs, pancakes, cereal, bagels, coffee, waffles, oatmeal, and so… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss