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

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...
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...