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...
vitamin d

Vitamin D Deficiency – More Dangerous Than We Thought?

Believe it or not, all vitamins play a vital role in the level of our health. Most often than not, people tend to take daily vitamins as a way to make sure they are...
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...
elderberry

Elderberry: Nature’s Cure for the Flu

Across the world, elderberry has been part of many cultures and traditions throughout the ages. For example, in Celtic tradition, elderberry was held in quite high regard. One would carry elderberry to protect themselves...
infused water benefits

Benefits of Infused Water Over Sports Drinks

It goes without saying that increasing your water intake can have many health benefits for your body. On average, it is suggested that the recommended daily water intake for an adult is 64 ounces....

Pilates for Sciatica Pain: Top 3 Exercises

Sciatica refers to the pain that originates in the lower back and radiates to the buttocks then down the back of the thighs, legs and occasionally, the foot. The pain follows the...
apple cider vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar – Hoax or Real Deal?

Perhaps one of the world’s most ancient remedies, Apple Cider Vinegar is also one of the simplest and most fascinating. It is said that Hippocrates prescribed it along with a dose of honey for...
Plantar Fasciitis

Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Stabbing pain in the heel, that is usually worse in the morning, is usually one of the most inconveniencing symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is characterized by inflamed tissue that connects the heel...
health gimmicks

Health Gimmicks: What You Need to Know

If you don't live under a rock, and you have social media, chances are you've heard of self-proclaimed products that promise significant weight loss and a new lease on life from your friends. Either...