At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety and had lost her therapist because of insurance complications. Looking to “fix herself,” as Troupe, of Knoxville, Tenn., put it, she began using an elliptical machine every day at the gym, hoping to sweat away what was ailing her.
Busy life, family, work, schedules etc.! I hear you! It is hard taking time and caring for yourself. Eating on the run, no time for workouts and stress rules, at times. I too have these challenges! It's about taking the small steps to keep you healthy enough to maintain that schedule and to be present for work and your family. Preventative care, is the key!
If fitness and health is your passion, it makes sense for you to want to work in an industry that works towards keeping not only yourself, but others in the community, fit and healthy. When it comes to public fitness and health, there are many different career opportunities which you could choose from, such as personal training, nutrition, or even working in the health and fitness sector of public health. Read on to discover more about some of the most popular career options in the health and fitness industry and how you can become qualified.
For a while now, many weight loss advisors have advocated for consumption of protein. There has been a misconception that proteins will increase your weight rather than reducing it. Protein shakes, according to studies that have been carried out, they help greatly in reducing weight. Below are some of the ways that protein shakes have been used to reduce weight.
There is no denial of the fact that technology has taken over all the departments of an individual’s life. Technology has made lives easier, undoubtedly. Similar is the case with the kitchen appliances.Every day, there are coming latest and user friendly home appliances that are helping people in everyday life.
Near the 1900s, chlorine became instrumental as an experimental way to fight water-borne illnesses and diseases such as typhoid and cholera. Because of its high efficiency in combating disease pathogens in drinking water, and its low cost, it gained widespread acceptance through communities and neighborhoods. Chloramine may be deemed as a less effective method than chlorine when it comes to disinfecting your water, but its long lasting and remains in your water for long periods of time.
For more than eighty years, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) has been helping addicts recover from addiction to alcohol and the newer 12 step program, NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is doing the same for those with addictions to drugs. However, these two 12 step programs, no matter how widespread and efficient they appear to be, are not always the right treatment for the addiction. There are a number of reasons why AA and/or NA have been known to fail.
Kratom has been in use in the Southeast Asian countries for centuries for various purposes. It has been used as a pain reliever, anti-diarrheal medicine and also as a recreational drug. But, Kratom is relatively new to the United States and the European countries. And it has gained popularity quickly, the reason being it can be used as a recreational drugs and also to wean themselves from their heroin addictions too.