This week's exercise is another that works your triceps: the bent-over tricep kickback. You can use a bench or chair for this exercise for added stability. Hold a dumbbell in your hand and bend over, until your trunk is at 45° or parallel to the floor. Keeping your back flat, bring the bent elbow to… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Kickback
Growing up, well-meaning people probably tried to keep you safe by reminding you that you should bundle up in the cold, so you don't get sick. Or, a pesky sibling might have warned that if you try to hold a sneeze from escaping, that your head would explode (wow!). Ever hear somebody say that when… Continue reading The Truth Behind 13 Medical Myths
Inflammation can occur in response to trauma, illness and stress. But it can also be caused by unhealthy foods and lifestyle habits. Anti-inflammatory foods and spices, as well as exercise, good sleep hygiene, and stress management can help. In some cases, getting additional support from supplements may be useful as well. Here are 10 supplements that have been shown to… Continue reading 10 Over-The-Counter Supplements To Reduce Inflammation And Pain
We've officially entered that wonderful time of the year. The Holidays. A time to celebrate and share with friends and family. A time to sing holiday songs, decorate the tree, light the menorah candles, honor the traditions of Kwanza and give to those that touch our lives. But instead of the good cheer and love… Continue reading What The Holidays Mean To Me.
Obesity has risen exponentially in developed nations like the United States and the United Kingdom and has become a public health problem in most nations. Did you know that 75% of the American population is likely to be overweight and obese by 2020? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36% of American… Continue reading Obesity And Fast Food