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Boost the Immune System With 9 Fail-Proof Lifestyle Changes

Boost the Immune System with 9 Fail-Proof Lifestyle Changes

When cold and flu season hits, there’s always that one guy or gal who stands tall while everyone else is home in bed. It makes you wonder why some people seem to catch every virus, while others never get sick. You might be willing to try anything to boost the immune system, especially if you’re […]


8 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health in 2020

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

New Year’s resolutions are a great idea, right? After all, there’s no better time to make some positive changes than at the beginning of a new year. Unfortunately, the practice has become a sort of a standing joke for many, with bets being made about how long an individual will actually be able to stick […]


How to Take Care of your Ears

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Ear health is as essential as taking care of your skin, nasal passages, and nails. You may not know it, but aside from letting you hear, the ear is responsible for signaling our brain on balance. Practically speaking, they allow us to walk straight and tell us that our head is tilted to the right […]


Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

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You are probably one of the many people who find it difficult to get some shut-eye, even after trying everything-counting sheep, sleeping pills, researching for the best solution out there (such as this article), often to no avail. You still find yourself staring at the ceiling, waiting for the vestiges of sleep to kick in. […]


5 Ways to Spice up Your Plank Routine

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Some say that for you to appreciate a full one minute of your life, you have to experience doing planks. While this all-versatile move may be difficult to execute for some, nobody can deny the benefits it brings–an improved core strength, stronger biceps, and a full appreciation of what you can do in one minute. […]


Yoga vs. Pilates: Is One Better Than the Other?

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Most people who are only starting out on their exercise routine would opt to hit the gym first to see if they can sustain the habit. However, there are some who can’t do so for a variety of reasons, including the fact that most gym exercises bore them to death after weeks of doing them. […]


Why Many People Plateau On Their Diet

Why Many People Plateau on Their Diet

So after days (or weeks) of finally deciding to make your “I will start dieting tomorrow!” reality, you cut back on your portions bit by bit. You start making healthier food options (salad with ranch dressing or vinaigrette?). You try to hit the gym at least three times a week. And as months pass by, […]


Exercise at Work: 5 Things Your Can Do By Your Desk

Exercise at Work 5 Things Your Can Do By Your Desk

The benefits of exercise are well-documented. Same thing with the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. And yet, most people are still able to find excuses not to do it. The most common reason? Work. Back in the prehistoric times until the Industrial revolution, work equates to muscle-pain-inducing manual labor. The expression “break a sweat,” when […]


How to Maintain Your Weight with CrossFit

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CrossFit is an effective high-intensity exercise for weight loss and muscle building. However, just like any other cardiovascular and strength training, once you stop it, you quickly lose physique that you’ve spent countless hours achieving. How can you sustainably maintain your weight and physique with CrossFit? Here are some tips to help you out: Do […]


A Primer on the Healing Science of Ayurveda

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India is blest with more than five centuries worth of traditional healing knowledge that’s been passed down from generation to generation. The tradition has been lost in urban areas in recent decades; however, thanks to locals and foreigners’ enthusiasm in wanting to learn its principles, and with the tradition very much alive in rural areas, […]