Physical Health

Cardio vs. Strength Training & Their Benefits

The start of a new year means many New Year’s resolutions of getting fit and being healthy. One question many run into when researching how to be more productive in the gym is what types of workouts and exercises should be done. There are two main types of exercise, cardio and strength training.  …

Effects of Blue Light on Eye Health

Nowadays, screens are all around us. We are constantly glued to our smartphones, tablets, e-readers, computers, and flat-screen TVs and seem to hardly ever take a break from constantly staring at some type of screen. These screens emit blue light, which is the portion of the visible light spectrum with the shortest wavelengths and…

How to Join a Gym

December is a common month to avoid the gym and throw caution to the wind as far as good eating habits and getting healthy are concerned, but January brings new dreams for a more fit, more healthy you. It is, statistically, the most successful month of the year for gym owners as the masses…

Flu Season Tips

With winter fast approaching, it’s time to prepare yourself and your children for the upcoming flu season. Every year, between 5% to 20% of the U.S. population will get the flu. With these simple tips, you can help to prevent the spread of the flu and lessen the chances that you and your family…

Breaking Bad Habits

What Causes a Bad Habit? To understand what causes bad habits, you need to get an outside perspective on the problems you’re facing. Whether through a psychologist, spiritual leader , or even a best friend, getting some outside insight will give you the edge you need to get in front of the habit and…

Best Exercises to Improve Heart Health

  The best exercises to improve your heart health are called aerobic or cardiovascular exercises.  They are any form of activity that increases your respiratory and heart rate, and that challenge your heart to work harder and become stronger. Cardiovascular fitness will improve the way your body uses oxygen. As your heart becomes stronger,…

Five Things to Do to Keep Your Heart Healthy

  There are many things our bodies need to be healthy and to stay in the best condition possible. To maintain physical condition, we eat fruits and vegetables and exercise. To maintain mental health, we keep our brains active by doing brain teasers and working in mentally stimulating jobs. Another focus of health is…

Wearable Tech: What’s the Hottest Trend?

  102.4 million wearable devices were sold in 2016, a 25% increase over the year before.  As consumers start to adapt to wearable devices, there will be an increase in the range of devices available to consumers.  Smartwatches are among the most popular options in wearable tech. The wearable tech boom has mainly been…

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

  The start of a new year means the start of New Year’s resolutions. You’re going to be another year older and another year wiser at some point during the course of 2018, so use that impending wisdom to choose a New Year’s resolution that will get you on the right track to living…

Ways to be Active During the Holidays

    For most of us, the holiday season is full of hanging out with friends and family, and tons of good food.  Running around shopping is the most exercise we get during the holidays, and now a lot of us are shopping online & not even getting that exercise.  Try the following tips…