Just because temperatures have taken a nosedive doesn’t mean the frequency of your workouts has to, even if you’re not a member of a gym. You can continue to run safely outside even during the chilly winter months. However, you do have to make sure that you’re prepared before you lace up your running shoes for a quick three-miler.
Running in the winter weather requires a better understanding of the way your body works and the anatomical logistics of running in general. So, before you bundle up and head outside, follow these tips for staying safe and avoiding injuries while you run this winter.
Our roundup of the 5 worst foods for gout—the worst offenders also happen to be common in Western diets, so you’ve got your work cut out for you! If you’re here, we can probably assume that you know gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that develops when there’s too much uric acid in the blood.
The uric acid forms needle-like crystals that build up in the big toe joint causing intense pain, swelling, and stiffness. It is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis for men, although it also occurs in some women who are postmenopausal.
Thankfully, gout is a manageable condition and there are several things you can do to help lessen its symptoms. In addition to medications that treat the inflammation and prevent the formation of uric acid crystals, it also helps if you can avoid these top five foods which are bad for gout.
Snoring is a troublemaker. It wrecks your sleep without you even realizing it. It makes your partner struggle between the choice of either spending a sleepless night with loud snoring sounds reverberating through his/her ears, or planting a knee blow in your gut to wake you up and order you to sleep on the couch. Then, you spend the next morning feeling drowsy, struggle through the day with a lingering sense of fatigue, come back at night and repeat the cycle.
Use Your 5th Chakra to Improve Your Communication Skills
The word ‘chakra’ in Sanskrit refers to a spinning sphere emanating certain bio-energetic activity from the spinal cord of the body. Our body is comprised of seven wheels, or chakras, that emerge out from the base of the spine and often correlate with each other. The chakra system is considered highly dynamic.
The chakras are often denoted as the spiritual realm as it is only through them that the flow of high frequency energy is maintained. The way the chakras help our body, mind, and soul to build a momentum is incredible. As a result of which, our mind is master of the material possessions around us.
High blood pressure or hypertension has long been the bane of the health world. According to the CDC, close to 75 million Americans have hypertension. This increased pressure affects the artery walls and over time, can permanently damage blood vessels.
Being a beginner exerciser can be incredibly intimidating; there is so much mis-information! You’ll read one article telling you to do high reps for muscle building, and other saying low reps is the way to go. It’s sensory overload! In this article, you’ll learn four basic tips that will show you step-by-step how to build your first 10lbs of muscle. Let’s dive in.
Whether you’re trying to gain muscle, lose weight, live healthier, or improve flexibility, your success begins in your mind. Before your muscles, your gym membership, or your food choices, it starts with your attitude.
Whatever your goal is, whether you’re just starting out or having troubles, remember that your success depends on how you perceive it. Tell yourself you can, and you will. Make a plan, hold yourself accountable, make changes if something isn’t working, forgive yourself if you make mistakes, and celebrate the things you do right. For some people the hard part is starting, for others it’s staying motivated, for some it’s continuing when you fail. Just remember, success will only happen if it starts in your mind.