A strong, stable core is essential to an active lifestyle. Your core muscles are involved in almost every movement you do and keep your back and pelvis well-supported, avoiding issues with pain and reducing the risk of injury. And, let’s be honest, many of us want a toned abdomen – to achieve that, it is […]
You’ve likely heard of the Paleo Diet before – this back-to-basics way of eating has gained a lot of fans in recent years. Avoiding processed foods and cereals, the Paleo Diet aims to replicate the diet of our ancient ancestors and focuses on good quality meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit.
The Best 8 Blood Pressure Monitors for Home Use: Check your BP in the comfort and safety of your home
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when your blood moves through your arteries at a higher pressure than the normal. There are many different things which can cause high blood pressure. This includes smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, increased salt intake, high alcohol consumption, stress, old age, genetic factor, chronic kidney. In […]
Want the convenience of tracking and monitoring your blood pressure on your phone in a user-friendly app? You need a smart blood pressure monitor. These BP machines can pair and send measurements to its companion app on your smartphone via Bluetooth or to the cloud via WiFi.
When you are working towards a fitness or weight-loss goal, taking a rest day might feel like a waste of time. But don’t be tempted to power on through. Done right, a rest day is a valuable part of any exercise regime. And skipping it can increase the risk of injury too. In this article, […]
Mindfulness has gone mainstream in the last few years, with an estimated 200-500 million people practicing meditation worldwide. It has become big business too – according to Sensor Tower, the top-performing meditation apps brought in a total of $195 million in 2019. That’s a lot of people looking to use mindfulness techniques to improve their […]
Living in an apartment, flat or small home with no room to put together your own home gym? Check out these truly compact and foldaway exercise machines to build your own gym at home. Coincidentally, these are also more affordable that their full size counterparts and easier to store when finished.
Granted, finding the motivation to actually go to the gym can be challenging at times. But once you are there, exercising is kind of a must, if only because there are other people around and no one wants to be judged for spending 10 minutes on an exercise bike and then leaving again. Plus, once […]
Winter may be the season of good cheer in the northern hemisphere, but it also the season of coughs, colds, and flu. That’s even before coronavirus came onto the scene. Your immune system is working overtime at this time of year, fighting off infections and helping to keep you healthy. So you need to take […]
Vitamin D has been big news recently. This powerful nutrient has numerous benefits for our health; building stronger bones, boosting our immune systems, and possibly even helping to reduce the risk of cancer and heart attacks. But according to the NHS, most of us don’t get enough, especially in the winter months.
Even if you are an avid fan of the gym, having exercise equipment at home is a great way to make sure that you meet your health and fitness goals. It isn’t always possible to get to the gym when you need to, so a good home set-up means you won’t have to miss a […]
Weight loss is defined as the decrease of our total body mass through loss of fluid, body fat or lean mass – namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and connective tissue. It can occur unintentionally due to malnourishment and disease, or it may be intentional to improve actual overweight or obese state. Intentional weight loss […]
We were introduced to Honor’s first rugged watch, the Honor Watch GS Pro at the IFA 2020 Global Press Conference. The watch is designed to be tough, built to withstand the elements and thanks to its big battery and efficient processor, it can last for up to 25 days on a single charge.
The Honor Watch ES was launched alongside the rugged Honor Watch GS Pro. While the fitness band styled watch has all the functionality of a smartwatch, it is hard to ignore its fitness focused features. Jam-packed full of sensors and useful workout, health and fitness apps, here is a convenient and affordable two-in-one wearable to […]
There are two major forms of muscle building workouts: isolation and compound movements. Today, we will be exploring the difference between these two movements, plus which is more effective for hypertrophy. Without any further ado, let’s get started.
Natural-based remedies are often looked at as pseudo-science that doesn’t work. In reality, a lot of pharmaceutical products are derived from natural ingredients. For many people, drugs bought at a pharmacy can not only be too expensive, but may also have detrimental side-effects and minor non-urgent symptoms can often be alleviated with natural remedies that […]
Weight loss is a very personal journey for everyone, and stepping on a scale is one of the hardest parts of this process. And, even though weight fluctuates daily and is not an indicator of health, tracking your weight is important to track your fitness and even in the treatment of an illness.
Let’s say you hit the gym 3 to 5 times a week, perform the best workout possible, meal prep all your bland broccoli, milkshake, and chicken breast alongside an expensive whey protein powder you bought from eBay, and yet, there just seems to be no visible signs of muscle gains.
Even with the likes of vegan bodybuilders such as Zack Belknap, Nimai Delgado, Jehina Malik, Maayan Eliasi, and a host of many others, who have proven to the world that it is possible to bulk up as a vegetarian, many people out there still think that being vegetarian and muscle building aren’t synonymous. The problem […]
The idea of meditation can be very intimidating. In such a fast-paced world, taking a moment to stay still and clear the head seems far from productive. However, anxiety and stress can soon manifest into physical symptoms. Meditation provides huge health benefits for the mind, body, and soul, making it essential for all-round wellness.