Blast That Stomach Fat With These 5 Powerful Exercises!

Before we start blasting it, let’s get one thing straight – every healthy person has stomach fat. Anyone who doesn’t have it would not be considered medically healthy at all. Problems arise when you have too much of it, and can occur depending on the type of fat you have in that mid-section. The bad […]

Sugar Addiction: Why It Happens and How to Quit

No matter what, you can’t seem to silence your sweet tooth. You always opt for dessert, even when your meal has left you stuffed. To you, anytime is snack time — and snack time is just another excuse to reach for something sugar-coated. If this sounds a lot like your relationship with sweets, you might […]

Most Addictive Foods and How to Treat the Addiction

For you, going back for seconds at dinnertime is never enough. Not a snack session goes by that doesn’t involve entire bags or boxes of food “disappearing.” Day and night, it seems, all you can think about is food. The question claws at the back of your mind as you reach into the refrigerator, again: […]

The Top 8 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

Many of us have experienced those restless nights, where those things that stressed us out during the day have somehow become a thousand times worse in our heads by 2am. Anxiety and insomnia can be completely debilitating, and cannot be ignored. There are many ways to deal with severe anxiety, from medication and counselling to […]

How To Improve Posture With These 8 Simple Exercises

Didn’t your mother ever tell you to sit or stand up straight? Well, whatever her motivation, it was good advice, because, it doesn’t just make you look better, it also has some serious health benefits for the body and mind. And it works as a preventative health technique in some ways as well. But if […]

Get Bendy With These 8 Yoga Poses For Flexibility

Asanas, or the physical side of yoga, focus on many, many things, including balance, strength, concentration, stability, breath and relaxation. They also focus on, and improve, flexibility. Here are 8 beginners’ yoga poses that increase flexibility.   But Yoga Is For Flexible People, Right? Myth: You have to be flexible to practice yoga. Reality: Yoga […]

7 Relieving Yoga Poses For Sciatica

Many people around the world suffer from lower back pain, but when that pain starts to shoot down one of your legs and feel like an unbearable cramp, it may be sciatica. While most cases of sciatica don’t have to be drastically treated with invasive surgery, there are cases where it can be quite severe. […]

Top 11 Health Benefits of Sleep

According to doctors, we can and should sleep our way to better health and overall life success! Chances are you’ve heard that before. I mean, how many times has someone told you to get a solid eight hours of sleep so you can have more energy and boosted productivity the following day? Still, many people […]

6 At-Home Exercise Ball Workouts That Will Transform Your Body

Exercise balls are fun, easy-to-use and are loved by physiotherapists the world over for their extremely powerful benefits, including core strength, muscle development, flexibility, balance and posture. Using an exercise ball can increase overall health and stability, help prevent injury, and aid in physical recovery…   What Is An Exercise Ball? Exercise balls, also known […]

Yoga For Runners (Don’t Risk An Injury)

Whether you are new to running or have decades under your belt, there’s no denying that a strong core, good posture and a healthy respiratory system will help you reach your potential and minimize the risk of an injury. It’s also no secret that running can cause soreness and stiffness, especially around the hips and […]