Category: Health

Healthy Heart Rates

Part of monitoring personal health is to know how to measure the heart rate at rest and while exercising. Learning to take a pulse reading at the wrist or neck can help determine whether the heart is healthy or not. For...

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Overuse Injuries

When engaging in any type of physical exercise, it is important not to overuse muscles or else overuse injury may occur. Overuse injuries can be caused by repeated use of specific muscles, trauma, or stress inflicted on muscles,...

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Heat & Exercise

As summertime progresses, learning how to safely exercise in hot weather is important. With temperatures rising and humidity increasing, taking extra precautions to stay safe while working out should be part of a fitness plan....

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Healthy Bones

Keeping bones strong and healthy is important throughout the aging process. In order to ensure that the body stays strong as it ages, consider taking care of the bones from a young age. Osteoporosis and arthritis are two...

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Is Your Sun Protection Safe?

The importance of protecting yourself and your family from the sun’s rays can’t be understated, especially as we head into the summer season, when many of us will be enjoying the warm and sunny great outdoors. Sun...

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Green Living From the Inside Out

Every small step towards a greener, healthier life benefits you, your family and the planet. One of the most important “new” ideas in the area of green thinking is how the health of the space you live and/or work in affects your...

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Would You Put This On Your Face?

If you apply any sort of cosmetic product, lotion, cleanser or sun protection product to your face, you may be getting more than you bargained for. Carcinogens…formaldehyde…synthetic chemicals…petroleum. And that’s just the tip...

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Stretching: For the Legs

Muscle cramps in the legs cause pain and headaches that can last all day long. To ensure that the legs are pain-free and even relaxed during the day try to include some of the following stretches in the daily routine. Taking the...

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