Six foods that will make your skin glow

January 6, 2020

Your skin is the largest and most important organ known to your body. It has a tough job filtering toxins that you are exposed to as you move about your day. Smog, UV rays, and second hand smoke are just a few of examples. Your skin also works to hold moisture in your body so you don’t become dehydrated. Skin protects your blood and organs from germs to keep you healthy, and it even protects your bones and muscles from damage when you happen to bump into things or sit out in the sun too long. Because your skin protects every single part of your body, it only makes sense... Continue reading

Is overtraining a myth or a real thing?

January 6, 2020

We often get confused about overtraining because even the name steers us in the wrong direction. First of all, overtraining doesn't mean training too much. Just because you did 30 sets of biceps in one session doesn't mean that you over-trained them. It also doesn't necessarily mean that what you did was smart, but you didn't over train them. We all have our recovery capacities, but the point is that overtraining isn't merely about "training too much." Plus, getting injured doesn't necessarily mean you were overtraining either. The recognized sport-science definition of overtraining is: "a physiological state caused by an excess accumulation of physiological, psychological, emotional, environmental, and chemical stress... Continue reading

Why you should choose not to use drugs!!!

January 6, 2020

Drug abuse by definition means the habitual intake of a substance, mostly illegally, that induces sleep, pleasure, and/or excitement and can also produce insensibility. Drug abuse has become a worldwide problem in modern times and generally youth and teenagers are more prone to becoming a victim of it. This situation is increasing at an alarming rate and it is difficult to control it as thousands of people and billions of dollars are involved in drug trafficking. Most of the drugs that are used today are prepared from opium and other harmful substances and chemicals, and are introduced into the market under various names. When a drug is taken for the... Continue reading

The Art Of Fitness

January 6, 2020

Have you ever wondered why you couldn’t stay on track with your fitness goals? Why you felt like you were always struggling with your diet and work out? Maybe you couldn’t keep at your goal weight and ideal physique? Well - there’s a reason, it’s not just about your diet. Staying fit, in shape and at your goal physique is more than just diet and consistent exercise. It is about motivation and finding what works for that person staring back at you in the mirror. It is about YOU and what you need in your life. There is no one size fits all method to health and happiness – yet.... Continue reading

Healthy Flaws: Bad Habits That Are Good For You

January 6, 2020

Flaws! Yeah we all have them, but did you know that certain bad habits that we have, are actually good for our health. You must be wondering how can bad habits be healthy? It's possible; let's just say they are “healthy flaws.” Following are some bad habits, if ever you have been thinking to stop them, you can change your mind. Sighing: Letting out a long sigh to indicate boredom or relief doesn't really give up a good impression in situations like working, a meeting, family or even at a friend’s gathering. But according to a study, the loud exhale is an integral part of the normal functioning of the... Continue reading

Is overcooking good or bad?

December 12, 2019

In simple language, cooking is a process whereby chemical reactions occur within the food to make it more edible. Heat applied is a catalyst for these chemical reactions. Generally, the longer you cook the food, the greater the nutrient loss. This is due to the longer time of the chemical reactions. Some vitamins are more sensitive to the effects of cooking. You will quickly deplete the amount of vitamin C in your foods with normal cooking, let alone overcooking, as any heat begins to destroy it’s nutritional content. Different types of cooking also impact the nutritional value of foods. Some vitamins, such as the B-complex vitamins and vitamin C, are... Continue reading

Food to consider when training in the summer or in a heated environment!!

December 12, 2019

All of us are wondering how to keep that beach body on for the rest of the season. Here are some of the foods to be eaten and avoided in the summer for the perfect body and health during the heat. 1. Ice cream cookies sandwich - worst The idea of the ice cream melting in your mouth along with a couple of chocolate chip cookies in the summer heat is quite fantasizing….but did you know that just one of these sandwiches contains 500 calories! YES 500!! Certainly one reason for some massive weight gain if we keep snacking on them. A better option is to make your own low... Continue reading