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Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 8:25pm
Comments Off on Thinking Thin: Three Mindset Shifts that Can Help with Weight Loss

Some believe that solving the obesity epidemic in America lies with a two-word prescription: eat less. After all, a large fraction of the population eats too much sugar and processed food. While it is possible to engineer a diet that would push everyone back to a healthier weight, the diet dilemma doesn’t necessarily have everything to do with food. In fact, weight loss has a lot more to do with adjusting one’s mindset so that healthy choices feel right, instead of turning them into hard work or punishment. In fact, weight loss success...

Posted on Apr 5 2017 - 4:24pm
Comments Off on Is Massage Right for You? Types and Benefits

In the old days, if you wanted a massage you had to be a member of an exclusive club or a luxury spa. These days, however, almost anyone can get a massage at a spa. Some business owners, who acknowledge the benefits of reducing stress in their employees, provide in-house massage rooms. You could even get a massage at the airport or the mall. But what is a massage? Massage is the rubbing, pressing, and stroking of skin, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Variations in pressure are often used in different types of massage and according to...

Posted on Feb 7 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Stay Safe: Working Out for Your Heart Health

One important key to promoting heart health is regular physical activity. The best activities are those that move the arms and legs, such as walking, cycling, and swimming. These, along with other aerobic exercises like running and dancing, help your heart pump blood to the entire body. Enrolling in a dance or aerobics class is also a good way to get the physical activity you need. Enjoy These Health Benefits Physical activity benefits people with heart disease and those who don’t. Apart from lowering blood pressure, it can also increase...

Posted on Jan 29 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Back to the Basics: Reiki is Good for your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Everybody — the struggling student, the stay-at-home parent, and the career-oriented individual — deserves a good massage every now and then. Hot stone and shiatsu massages are two of the most popular options out there. Reiki sessions, however, have their benefits as well. Take some time to try it. Who knows? It might just be the break your mind, body, and spirit sorely need. Reiki Balances Your Chakras Reiki is a combination of the Japanese word Rei (universal life) and Ki (energy). It isn’t a religious practice in itself,...

Posted on Jan 17 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Why Consider Dental Implants

If you have lost one or more teeth, you know how distressing that can be. It is harder to chew when teeth are missing and you may be reluctant to smile if the loss of the teeth is obvious. Here’s something you may not know: once a tooth is lost, the jawbone slowly becomes softer and deteriorates. This can be a real problem since the teeth and surrounding bone are important for correct speech, proper chewing and a youthful appearance. Vidmate is an app that lets you download videos and songs from Vimeo, YouTube, Dailymotion, SoundCloud,...

Posted on Dec 15 2016 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Your Brain on Yoga and Meditation

Meditation, along with yoga, gives an overstimulated brain its much-needed breather. Apart from changing your perception of stress and pressure, studies also suggest that it might positively affect your relationship and the way you see the world. The practice of meditation, for the most part, helps control your attention and makes your brain focused in a relaxed and non-judgmental way. Plugged In and Disconnection If you are like most people who are constantly plugged in and disconnected from others, you are likely to struggle to hold...

Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 1:36am
Comments Off on Why Incorporate Yoga to Your Athletic Training?

Yoga, much like martial arts, is an ancient practice that influences both the physical and mental capacity of a person. Today, it is used not just a way to relax but as well as a part of training by top athletes. The countless benefits of incorporating yoga to your training also include improved flexibility, proper posture, body mechanics, and even awareness. Here are top reasons why you need to consider yoga as a part of your training routine: 1. Increases your power to perform better Strength is essential for proper body mechanics....

Posted on Nov 29 2016 - 12:04pm
Comments Off on Advantages and Disadvantages of Non-cosmetic Surgical Procedures

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures are often featured in the media and the spotlight is making them popular among the general public. If you are going to make the choice to undergo a procedure, it is worth weighing it up against the other possibilities that are out there. Everyone will have its pros and cons. With dental practices such as Vogue Dental Care in Luton now offering facial aesthetic procedures such as dermal fillers, people are more readily able to make the choice to go ahead. Today we’ll take a look at the pros and cons...

Posted on Nov 25 2016 - 8:31am
Comments Off on White Fillings: More than Just an Aesthetic Alternative

For a long time, silver or amalgam fillings were the dental standard for patching up cavities. It did the job well, but there was an unintended side effect – that silvery metallic glare that made your teeth look artificial. Your smile isn't the only thing that's negatively affected by silver fillings though. Because they're made of metal, it can...

Posted on Nov 4 2016 - 5:30pm
Comments Off on Get Rid of Pre-Game Jitters by Prepping for Your Next Paintball Tournament

Your next paintball tournament is coming up and you’re going up against your biggest rivals in the state. It doesn’t matter if you’re a casual player or a seasoned pro — according to Dash Paintball Complex you’re still bound to feel the nerves setting in right before an event. Rise above your pre-game anxiety and separate yourself from...