We know protein is good for us, but are protein shakes as good as the real thing, and do they benefit our health? Ideally, it is best to be getting your daily protein allowance from natural sources such as meat, fish, nuts, milk, beans, cheese, and yogurt. However, people have investigated the way protein shakes effect our bodies, some reporting quite positive results: Keep Reading

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The definition of “brick training” was coined when a triathlete mentioned one day that he was going to run after biking. He said that the run would be “just another brick in the wall.” Since then, a “brick” has come to be known as running after bicycling in the triathlete community. Keep Reading

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Your body’s vascular system consists of a complex network of arteries, veins and capillaries.  The main job of this system is transportation as it moves blood from the heart, throughout the body and back to the heart.  Arteries play a role as it takes oxygenated blood away from the heart.  Keep Reading

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The Pharmacy that is Your Kitchen

by Wendy on November 6, 2014

Most people don’t realize it, but many of our homes have an abundance of health-promoting items inside their own kitchen. The spice rack and refrigerator just might contain more helpful items than a first aid kit or medicine cabinet. Keep Reading

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The months of October through December can be a very chaotic stretch of the year for most of us. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years can be a time of family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers and extremely busy schedules. Keep Reading

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Pushing Through a Life Burnout

by Rachelle on October 31, 2014

When was the last time you felt burnt out? These days, it’s quite normal to be stressed, overworked, and saddled with too many of life’s responsibilities. It’s a small wonder that the modern western lifestyle is so predisposed to produce burnout in those who lead it. Keep Reading

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Almost everyone will say that they want to live longer, do more things, and spend more time with their families. But even if most people think or say this, their lifestyle reflects otherwise. Living longer and continuing to love your life usually means living healthy. Keep Reading

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Many people find themselves perplexed by the common syndrome of snoring, which causes many problems for them and their family members. While they face a restless night’s sleep, their partners and other family members have to cope with the high decibel levels that come from the nightly snorer. Keep Reading

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We always seem to be impressed by water and what it has to offer. However, we don’t take the time to ensure we drink enough water. With all the water that surrounds us, why are we constantly downing energy drinks, coffee, and juices when we are thirsty? Keep Reading

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You would think that in order to reduce fat in your midsection, you would start with endurance exercises, and focusing on some weight training just on your abdominals right? Keep Reading

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