Marketing, one of those things that can create confusion especially in our world of fitness. Here is what I think are some of the phrases we hear in fitness that may confuse consumers. We have all seen it from the words "toning" "lean" "weight loss" and the most infamous, "long lean muscles". Also "six pack abs" "bigger", "stronger", "shredded", and just get "jacked". I don't know if you noticed, but marketing words used as my examples definitely target specific genders.
Yoga has been a popular exercise routine for men and women alike, as yoga increases a person’s flexibility, strengthens the core, and can even reduce stress. For those who have yet to give yoga a fair chance, it is important to note how beneficial yoga is to a person’s overall health.Here are four surprising health benefits of yoga:
21 NUTRITION TIPS & 5 SUPPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONSDrink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.Take a multivitamin and a fish oil supplement every day.Give your food time to digest and control your portio
Fresh and raw fruit juice is an important and nutritious part of your daily diet. It contains a whole host of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease, kidney stones, type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.
We all hear the stories about how sport is bad for you, running causes arthritis etc. but the reality is that until recently there had been, until recently, very few studies that looked at the effect of injury in young people later in their life. One of the most common areas of the body to be injured is the knee joint and similarly this is also one of the most common areas to get knee arthritis.Recent Study
Did you know that alcohol consumption can decrease testosterone in men by 23%? What about how alcohol directly affects your ability to lose fat?Alcohol is deeply entrenched in our culture as a way to have fun, let loose, and be social. Companies that market alcohol from vodka, to whiskey, to beer know the right buttons to push. Our brains are seemingly wired to desire a cold refreshing alcoholic beverage after a tough day at work.
Whilst completing male circumcision is known for its religious links, there are many more reasons why individuals of all ages may need to access this procedure. There are in fact a number of conditions that benefit from circumcision, and both private and public services provide the procedure for medical purposes. Here we discuss with thanks to Dr Malik at London circumcision the medical reasons behind circumcision so you can decide whether it is the right course of action for you or your child…
Lets be honest, there never a good time to be ill and need a medical operation. However, being abroad on holiday and needing surgery is probably the worst time. It’s important to know the cost of operations in different countries in case you find yourself in that situation. International health insurance will protect you against this but it’s always helpful to know international healthcare costs.