ashwagandha

Ashwagandha for Anxiety and Immunity

The sacred texts of Ayurveda in India predate those of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Because Ashwagandha is mentioned in Ayurveda, we know that its usage dates back about four thousand years. It is mentioned in...
umcka

Umcka: Nature’s Remedy for Colds, Bronchitis, Herpes Simplex, and more

Just before the 1900s, an Englishman traveling to South Africa had a serious respiratory illness. Charles Stevens, who needed to cure himself quickly, found himself seeking he help of a native tribal leader who...
pilates

The Top 5 Best Pilates DVDs for Home

Pilates is a type of exercise that was conceptualized and developed by Joseph Pilates after he invested a lot of time studying human anatomy, Zen Buddhism, yoga, and ancient Greek and Roman workout routines....
naturopathy

Naturopaths: Scam Artists or Miracle Workers?

Naturopathy is centered on natural medicine that helps to assist the body in its natural state for better functioning and healing. It is said to be a pseudo-scientific approach to healing and health maintenance....

The 10 Best Green Superfoods to Supercharge your 2019

Healthy food has been all the rage the past few years. A lot of people are trying to integrate the so called ‘superfoods’ into their diets. Green superfoods, in particular, are slowly...
Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Cardiorespiratory Endurance: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Cardiorespiratory endurance is a measure of how well your heart, lungs and muscles work together to keep you active over long, extended periods of time. As you become more active and participate in exercises...

High Bar vs Low Bar Squats: Pros and Cons

Strength athletes and power lifters use two major squatting techniques known as the high-bar and low-bar. They both depend on various transfer forces and movement mechanics. High-bar squats are...
long distance running

Negative Side Effects of Long Distance Running

Running regularly can have its fair share of rewards and benefits. Running can provide a good, full body workout, strengthen and tone muscles, burn calories and induce fat or weight loss, but as people...
hanging for shoulder pain

Hanging for Shoulder Pain – A Non Surgical Cure?

Many people suffer from shoulder pain at some point in their lives. There are many contributing factors that can lead to the cause of shoulder pain such as arthritis, bursitis, torn rotator cuff, and...
benefits of stretching

Benefits of Stretching + The Top 5 Stretches

Stretching before any exercising or fitness routine is vital. In fact, stretching is so vital that it should be incorporated as a way of life, every day, whether you are set to exercise or...