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Getting in- Too Cold too Soon People often associate cold showers with getting straight into your shower with the temperature on the lowest setting and it is not surprising that such an instant temperature shock may be off-putting to some. If stepping into a freezing cold shower isn’t for you, there is more Continue reading “Benefits of Cold Showers”
As with any form of exercise, the most important stage occurs when we rest. Restoring your energy supplies is vital so that we may progress. However, this is applicable to any type of work, our work-lives included. Whether your job requires mental, physical or emotional energy, the way you bounce back to prepare yourself forContinue reading “The Benefits of taking a break before you breakdown.”
As defined by The World Health Organisation (WHO) probiotics are live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. But how can these tiny organisms make us feel healthier and improve our bodily functions? This paper seeks to explore the plethora of advantages that probiotics can bring to youContinue reading “The Pros of Probiotics”
With exceptions to those whom follow plant based diets, many conversations surrounding the world of fruit and vegetable predominantly revolve around “being one of your 5-a-day” or being vaguely labeled as “healthy foods”. However, Vegetables as a food group is far broader than the beans we give it credit for. The diverse array of vegetablesContinue reading “Waste Not Want Not, Fruit and Vegetables: The Future is Green”
There are countless diets out that seem to gain a lot of traction in the world of wellness, but to what extent do these fashionable diets provide benefit to our bodies and promote a healthier version of ourselves? This post explore the benefits of one such diet, the Ketogenic diet (the Keto diet). Keto 101:Continue reading “To Keto or Not to Keto; That is the question.”
The Health Benefit of Honey For thousands of year, Honey has been used for medicine as well as food, but this liquid gold delicacy and common sugar substitute can be used for far more than having on your toast and sweetening your coffee. As shown below, this thick syrup has a wide range of benefits.Continue reading “More Honey, Less problems”
Holidays are a fantastic way to unwind. There is no better way to get away from our everyday strifes than by relaxing in a brand new or different environment. However, our ability to relax and absorb our new surroundings is less to do with where we go and more a result of the way weContinue reading “The Holiday Perspective: Maintain your Mental”
The term Hot Yoga is used to describe various styles of yoga that share the common feature of having the classes take place in high temperatures. Typically, temperatures for hot yoga classes can vary from anywhere between 27 to 38 degrees celsius. But what are the added benefits of doing yoga in the heat? ThisContinue reading “Hot Yoga”
While it may feel as though time is something that is entirely out of our control, there are many practices that we may adopt into our lifestyle in order to stretch out our minutes into hours. Observance: Time is felt to increase in speed as we increase in age. This is certainly true. They wayContinue reading “How to Stretch your Time: Make YOUR Time work for YOU.”
Our bodies naturally produce various hormones to help us with our day-to-day functioning. This page provides a background to these everyday and the ways in which we can use our body’s natural mechanisms to our own advantage. Main Natural Bodily Hormones:• Endorphins (the “Stress Regulator” Hormone), • Dopamine (the“Feel-Good” Hormone),• Oxytocin (the “Love” Hormone),• SerotoninContinue reading “BioHacking101: Natural Bodily Hormones and How to make them work for YOU”
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