Category Archives: Health

5 Ways to Relieve Anxiety Naturally

We live in a world that can cause great anxiety. Whether you are tuned in to the news or you are active on social media, the world is struggling to come together and this can cause great anxiety for many people. In addition to societal factors, the cost of living continues to increase while wages stay the same which is also causing great anxiety among those of working age. Providing for your family and taking care of all that is important to you is increasingly difficult with the cost of living rising and not having enough money to make ends meet. This can lead to debt and other personal challenges. It is no wonder that mental health has been a national phenomenon that is gaining great attention. People are suffering and are looking for ways to relieve anxiety and stress. This article will provide some thoughts on how you can relieve anxiety in a natural way.
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Women’s Fitness Protein Shakes – Which Ones Work?

There are many protein shake suppliers that offer products to those who value fitness and want to do what is best for their body pre and post workout. While this may be the case, not all shakes are created equal. Some provide protein along with great flavors, while others provide protein and a plethora of vitamins and minerals that the body needs to sustain energy and rejuvenate muscles after a workout. This article will discuss some of the best women’s fitness protein shakes and which work better than most.
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5 Tips for Finding the Best Oral Surgeon in Beverly Hills

Are you looking to get dental implants or oral surgery? Our smiles are a very important way of giving a good impression. In times like these, going to an oral surgeon is a good idea. However, you must make sure that you are getting one who can really deliver the services they promised. Too often, there are people who say that they can do it, only for the customer to be dissatisfied with the end result.

To make sure that you will not be a victim to such schemes, take note of the following tips so that you will only get the best oral surgeon in your area.
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The Next Big Thing: Stair Climbs

We remember back in 2008 when we were on our way to our first Warrior Dash. We really had no idea what to expect since obstacle course racing wasn’t really a thing in the US at that point. We weren’t sure how to explain it our family and friends. Fortunately, it was only $35 or so, so you wouldn’t feel too bad telling people who you were paying to run through mud and fire. 

Fast forward nearly a decade and everyone is on the lookout for new competition. Everything that involves competition, with either yourself or others, is becoming increasingly more popular, especially in the world of fitness and athletics. Obstacle course racing is a hundred-million dollar per year industry. CrossFit has a national level competition to bring their top athletes into a professional sports stadium for their apex event.  Even triathlon is becoming more mainstream as far from elite athletes are willing to shell out ten-thousand dollars on a top bike to compete at their highest level. Still, our attention span can be lacking and as everyone gets bored with the same old thrill, the question is… what is the next big thing?

Now, I’m not going to be so bold to claim that Stair Climbs are going to be anywhere near that level, but they’ll certainly become more popular than they are now. The Los Angeles YMCA has hosted their annual Stair Climb in the US Bank Tower, which is the tallest building west of the Mississippi River, for the past seven years or so. We’ve been fortunate enough to compete in it the last three years, but we really only went for it this year. What do we mean by that?

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4 Tips to Finding a Great Massage Therapist in Glasgow

One of Europe’s most vibrant cities, Glasgow, is home to the most hardworking people. It is also home to several massage therapists who are professionally trained to provide great service for relaxation and pain relief. There are a lot of options to choose from; from full body, deep tissue, oriental, and much more.

But whether we admit it or not, not all of the massage sessions that we have had in the past was what we wanted. We have all been there when we would have wanted to have some deep work, but only get a light massage from a therapist or vice versa. We certainly do not want to find ourselves spending a lot of money and time for a single session, and only end up having massage sessions that do not meet our expectations.
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Small Change, Big Gain

 In health and wellness, small changes can make a huge impact. It’s all about baby steps and those baby steps eventually turn into significant changes to your health for the better. Changing soda for sparkling water. Reducing fast food. Going for a walk after work instead of plopping in front of the television. It’s these baby steps that turn into substantive lifestyle change. It develops your new lifestyle into one that’s sustainable and healthy. People often think they need a head-over-heels shake-up of their life to become healthy. That’s not it. That’s not sustainable. The important part is turning it into a lifestyle: not a diet or a brief workout plan. Slow integration is the way to do it.

We were featured in a really neat infographic from Elysium Health which is all about the small changes you can make. Elysium, themselves, are committed to this idea with their own daily NAD+ supplement leading to a big gain in the long term. It just takes a small difference to better your health and, thus, your life!

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The Ultimate Men’s Jacket for Fall

The ultimate. I know, that’s a bold statement. How could I possibly make such a claim about a product that has only been launched this week? I don’t need to look any further than Oliver’s All Over Short. After being introduced to it just a month ago, I’ve already decided that it is hands down my favorite pair I’ve ever owned or worn.

Wearing the shorts on a trail run

Wearing the shorts on a trail run

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4 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

First and foremost, we would like to commend you for deciding to get fit. But, you should know that getting fit isn’t exactly as easy as whistling dixie. For you to be in fine fettle, you will need to work hard and execute your exercise routines diligently. And, if you are new to the realm of fitness, it is in your best interest to hire the services of a personal trainer. Without straying away from the topic any further, here are 4 reasons why you need a personal trainer to help you get fit pronto! For further information on fitness and general well-being, do consider visiting, BlockFIT.

  1. Who will motivate you?

If you want to get fit, you will need to stay motivated at all times. And, who better to help you get through the painful sessions than a personal trainer? The personal trainer will be well aware of the mental blocks you face during your rigorous sessions and will know exactly what to say to help you succeed. Let´s be honest here—personal trainers didn’t exactly get in the best shape of their lives without hard work and dedication. Hence, if you want to stay motivated and focused at all times during your sessions, it is of paramount importance for you to hire the services of a personal trainer.

  1. Personal trainers can help create exercise routines that suit your body requirements.

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Hotel Room Workout

Whether you’re travelling for work or fun, sometimes you are stuck in a hotel with no gym. You’re in a town that you’re unfamiliar with and aren’t subscribed to a gym nearby. You may even be short for time before your morning meeting or adventure, but you still want to get some movement and exercise down. What do you do?! What you certainly will not do is let this turn into a way for you to squirm your way out of a workout. No more excuses! I’ve designed a hotel room workout for you that you can do anytime anywhere. Let’s get to it. 

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5 Tips to Getting Rid of a Stuffy Nose Fast

Getting sick is no fun and if you suffer from stuffy nose you know just how challenging it can be to go about your daily duties while experiencing sinus pressure and pain. Whether you experience congestion due to weather related allergies or you were lucky enough to catch a cold from a family member or friend, there are simple home remedies that you can do to help alleviate some of the pain you are feeling. This article will provide some tips to getting rid of your stuffy nose fast!
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