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...
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...
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....

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

Coracobrachialis Exercises & Treatments to Bounce Back from Shoulder Injury

The coracobrachialis is a muscle of the shoulder joint and one of three muscles that make up the anterior compartment of your upper arm. As its name suggests, it originates from the tip of the...