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Is Honey Really a Miracle Cure for Coughs and Colds?

Is Honey Really a Miracle Cure

Is honey one of the best treatments for coughs and colds? Maybe even better than medication and antibiotics? A new review suggests so – though with the caveat that over-the-counter medications do not actually offer much relief for sore throats, hacking coughs and sniffling noses. In other words, the bar for success is not that high. Plus, antibiotics do not actually do anything against viral infections like…

What is Intermittent Fasting? IF Explained.

Intermittent Fasting

Are you ready for a tough but incredibly effective way to lose weight? If the answer is yes, keep reading. Today I’m going to talk to you about intermittent fasting. I have successfully tried it, and I can tell you that it works, as long as you stick to it. There must be a reason that this method is so popular! In the past, I have tried…

These Three Superfoods Could Contribute to Your Weight Loss

Superfoods

Superfoods is the new buzz word in weight loss circles, and rightly so. Superfoods are nutrient-dense foods that are, therefore, beneficial for health. They are helpful for losing weight because they ensure that you are provided with sufficient nutrients to sustain healthy and sustainable weight loss. Adding superfoods to your diet will only benefit you. With a myriad of different choices available, there will be suitable food…

The Benefits of HIIT and Why You Should Be Doing It

HIIT

Most people understand the importance of physical exercise, but only a few get enough. If you have a very demanding career, it is not easy to stay committed to an optimal fitness routine. Like every other person out there, you will be giving such excuses as, “I don’t have enough time to go to the gym,” or “I get bored easily with routine workouts.” If this is…

Kids: Four Fun Exercises to Keep Them Fit During the Holidays

kids fitness

Children need to engage in physical activities for strength, coordination, and self-confidence. Exercises are some of the best foundations for a healthy life. There are many opportunities for kids to keep fit during holidays, depending on their interests, age, talents, and personality. It is good to discuss workout ideas that feel right with your kids. As long as the activity is fun to do, kids don’t mind…

Does Couch to 5K Actually Work?

Couch to 5K

For a long time, I wanted to find an active exercise routine that I can follow. I started asking around to see what people were up to. After a little research, I came across the Couch to 5k program. The idea sounded quite doable, so I decided to give it a try. Given that I am the kind of person who loves new challenges, this one felt…

Our 6 Tips For Running a 5K Marathon

5K Marathon

So, you have signed up for an event or are just thinking about running your first 5K. But have you any idea about what you can expect? If you are able to plan ahead then you will have a smooth run. While there are some things that you cannot control on the day of the race like the weather and the crowd, there a few things that…

My Top Three Scientific Tips for Increased Flexibility

Increased Flexibility

If you are like me and you take your exercise programs seriously, then you recognize the importance of proper stretching before you begin exercising. You will also agree with me that everyone seems to have a different approach when it comes to stretching exercises that improve flexibility. However, there is a right way to stretch and a wrong way to do it. Here are some scientific tips…

Major League Soccer: America’s [Not So] Hidden Gem

Major League Soccer

Quick: name the third most popular team sport in the United States. If you guessed soccer, you would be correct! It ranks behind only baseball and basketball in terms of participation figures. Much of that growth is in the youth ranks, which counts over three million participants in the United States, up nearly 90% from 1990. That widespread popularity is starting to show up in Major League…

Get Good at Grappling: 5 Tips to become a Great Jiujitsu Player

Every jiujitsu practitioner knows how big the game can get. BJJ is a human-like chess game with thousands of moves, each one carefully thought to inflict as much damage possible with minimum effort. Upon an endless sea of moves and strategies, any player can get lost and drown. If you want to start a difficult albeit amazing journey towards a Brazilian jiujitsu blackbelt, you cannot do so…