• 4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body
    Exercise

    4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body

    A sandbag is an incredibly versatile piece of exercise equipment. If you don’t have a sandbag, try going through these exercises with dumbbells, a medicine ball, or even household items such as water bottles, milk [...]
  • Exercises Following a Leg Fracture
    Exercise

    Exercises Following a Leg Fracture

    Fractures of the leg require a period of immobilization to allow the bone to heal. This can be accomplished with a cast or removable brace, depending on the severity of your injury. A broken leg [...]
  • How to Pack and Move Like a Pro
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    How to Pack and Move Like a Pro

    These days, moving is a part of life for most people. According to the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA), in the United States alone, just over 11 percent of the population moves annually. In [...]
  • Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear
    Featured

    Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear

    There are two tendons in the foot, called the peroneal tendons. One runs down the outside of the foot, attaching to the fifth toe, and the other runs through the bottom of the foot, attaching [...]

Health

Foam Rolling for Tight Muscles

Exercise
April 8, 2021

The foam roller is a versatile tool that allows you to massage deep into your muscles, providing relief from pain and tension. Foam rolling is also called self-myofascial release because it allows you to release […]

4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body

4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body

Exercise
April 1, 2021

A sandbag is an incredibly versatile piece of exercise equipment. If you don’t have a sandbag, try going through these exercises with dumbbells, a medicine ball, or even household items such as water bottles, milk […]

Intermittent Fasting

Does Intermittent Fasting Make Your Metabolism Slow Down

Featured
March 25, 2021

If you want to lose weight, you’ve probably considered fasting. Currently, “intermittent fasting” is the most popular type, and involves cycling between periods of eating and periods of fasting. This method, studies have found, can […]

Exercises Following a Leg Fracture

Exercises Following a Leg Fracture

Exercise
March 18, 2021

Fractures of the leg require a period of immobilization to allow the bone to heal. This can be accomplished with a cast or removable brace, depending on the severity of your injury. A broken leg […]

Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear

Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear

Featured
March 4, 2021

There are two tendons in the foot, called the peroneal tendons. One runs down the outside of the foot, attaching to the fifth toe, and the other runs through the bottom of the foot, attaching […]


FITNESS

Foam Rolling for Tight Muscles

Exercise
April 8, 2021

The foam roller is a versatile tool that allows you to massage deep into your muscles, providing relief from pain and tension. Foam rolling is also called self-myofascial release because it allows you to release […]

4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body

4 Sandbag Exercises for the Upper Body

Exercise
April 1, 2021

A sandbag is an incredibly versatile piece of exercise equipment. If you don’t have a sandbag, try going through these exercises with dumbbells, a medicine ball, or even household items such as water bottles, milk […]

Exercises Following a Leg Fracture

Exercises Following a Leg Fracture

Exercise
March 18, 2021

Fractures of the leg require a period of immobilization to allow the bone to heal. This can be accomplished with a cast or removable brace, depending on the severity of your injury. A broken leg […]

Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear

Stretches to Help Treat a Tendon Tear

Featured
March 4, 2021

There are two tendons in the foot, called the peroneal tendons. One runs down the outside of the foot, attaching to the fifth toe, and the other runs through the bottom of the foot, attaching […]

8 Essential Stretches After Cycling

Featured
February 25, 2021

You may ride your bike for hours each week, or just get out for a couple of leisurely rides each summer. Either way, you need to stretch your body after each ride to stay healthy […]


LIFESTYLE

An Adults Guide to Making More Friends

An Adult’s Guide to Making More Friends

Featured
November 19, 2020

As an adult, it can be challenging to make new friends. Gone are the days of high school, when we were shoulder to shoulder with nine other peers that had lockers near ours. We don’t […]

How Wildfire Smoke Can Affect Your Health

How Wildfire Smoke Can Affect Your Health

Featured
October 29, 2020

If you live anywhere along the western coast of North America or other parts of the world that experience hot, dry summers, you’ve likely been affected by wildfire smoke. Have you wondered how the smoke […]

9 Reasons to Try Couples Therapy

9 Reasons to Try Couples Therapy

Featured
October 1, 2020

Marriage counseling can be intimidating. You and your spouse are in a room with a complete stranger, airing your dirty laundry and asking for help. In marriage counseling, conversation starters can include your upbringing, your […]

20 Ways to Use Coconut Oil in the Kitchen and Home

20 Ways to Use Coconut Oil in the Kitchen and Home

DIY Health Hacks
August 27, 2020

In a July 2016 survey, 72 percent of people in the United States stated they believed that coconut was healthful. Only 37 percent of nutritionists agreed. The problem, according to health experts, is that coconut […]


FOOD

Intermittent Fasting

Does Intermittent Fasting Make Your Metabolism Slow Down

Featured
March 25, 2021

If you want to lose weight, you’ve probably considered fasting. Currently, “intermittent fasting” is the most popular type, and involves cycling between periods of eating and periods of fasting. This method, studies have found, can […]

Grass Fed Beef vs Grass Finished Beef

Grass Fed Beef vs Grass Finished Beef

Featured
February 11, 2021

Have you seen beef labeled “Grass-fed” at the supermarket? How about “Grass-finished?” These labels sound almost the same. I did some research to learn the difference between grass-fed and grass-finished beef and was surprised at […]

11 Foods and 9 Drinks to Avoid While Pregnant

11 Foods and 9 Drinks to Avoid While Pregnant

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October 8, 2020

There are certain foods and drinks that you should definitely avoid during pregnancy. While it may seem like pregnancy is a free pass to indulge in whatever foods you like, it’s imperative to watch out […]