5 Ways To Keep Cool While You Sleep This Summer

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July is upon us and we’re in the midst of a heatwave that’s hotter than the World Cup events. While the hot weather is great news for those who want to dust off the barbecues, don their shades and try on last year’s bikinis, it can be a nightmare or those who want a good night’s sleep. Thankfully, there are more than a few tricks on how to keep cool and ensure a good night’s rest while temperatures are up. Here are some of the best ways you can down the temperature down this summer. Ditch Those Pyjamas One of the most obvious – and most fun – ways of keeping cool this summer is to forgo … [Read more...]

Today’s Top Erectile Dysfunction Treatments Explained

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post from Lloyds Pharmacy ----- If you suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED), you’ll know how frustrating the condition can be. It’s even harder to cope with if you don’t feel comfortable talking about the issue with your family and friends. Luckily though, there are now a number of effective treatments on offer and you don’t even have to make a trip to your GP to get hold of them. Instead, you can use the web and visit LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor, where you will asked to complete a questionnaire. A doctor will assess your responses and … [Read more...]

Aid Muscle Recovery With Healthy Fats Infographic

Aid Muscle Recovery With Healthy Fats Infographic

Healthy fats don't get nearly as much publicity as protein when it comes to muscle growth. However, if you eat only protein and neglect healthy fats, you won't get the results you desire. In this infographic I'll be expanding on this topic and outlining how you can Aid Muscle Recovery With Healthy Fats. Once you've checked out this infographic, please Like, +1, Pin and Tweet it by using the buttons above and below the post. Also, if you want additional information on the points covered in this infographic, make sure you take a look at the articles listed below: Why You Should Fill Up On … [Read more...]

Grab a Rock and Go! Exercises You Can do in the Great Outdoors

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post from Joel Phillips ----- Today it seems that there is a gym or fitness center on every street corner around the globe. People cram themselves in side, wait in line to use machines, and share a sweaty bench with a guy trying to bench press what seems like a subcompact vehicle. Without question, it is better to be hitting the gym for exercise than doing nothing at all, but you don't necessarily have to hit the gym. It wasn't that long ago, in the grand scheme of human history, that mankind didn't have gyms to go to in order to maintain a … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips To Spring Into Summer

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post from Mistreatment.com ----- The rainy days of spring are now over, having made way for the warm, sunny days of summer. Summer is a great time of year to spend more time in the great outdoors, and also a great time of year for getting your healthy habits back on track. It doesn't take much to improve your health even a little, as these ten fantastic tips from legal healthcare specialists Mistreatment.com prove: 1. Walk Each Day The sun is a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the weather while it lasts. While the rain holds off, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips For Avoiding Exercise Related Injuries

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post from St John's Supplies ----- There is nothing worse than drumming up the motivation to get or keep fit only for injury to stop you in your tracks, training with an injury is dangerous enough but practising poor fitness technique can lead to injuries too and if these occur when lifting weights or running flat out, the damage can last even longer. Here are the top 5 tips for avoiding an injury when you train: 1. Know Yourself One of the biggest mistakes that anybody can make when they are working out is to copy others, although it is … [Read more...]

Shape Up For Summer Infographic

Shape Up For Summer Infographic

Hello Everyone. Today’s post is from Alphega Pharmacies. ----- Summer is one of the best times of the year to work on your fitness. The warm, clear, sunny weather provides you with the perfect environment for exercising outdoors. In addition to this, the large amounts of sunshine provide you with plenty of vitamin D. Finally, it's a time of year when some of the tastiest, most delicious fruits and vegetables come into season. The infographic below from Alphega Pharmacies contains more information on this topic and discusses some top tips you can use to shape up for summer. … [Read more...]

Student Drivers: How to Stay Fit & Healthy Whilst Enjoying The Freedom Of Driving

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a content contribution from Debbie Fletcher. ----- Driving does not only enable you to travel more easily and quickly from one place to another; it can also be an enjoyable recreational activity. If you are one of those who enjoys driving, it is important that you try to stay fit and healthy, so that you can indulge in your favourite pastime more frequently. While driving does not require much physical effort, you need to stay focused at all times to minimise the risk of accidents. This is especially important if you are not an experienced driver. Here … [Read more...]

Can You Blame Weight Gain On Food Intolerance?

Can You Blame Weight Gain On Food Intolerance?

Hello Everyone. Today’s post is from YorkTest. ----- Food intolerances are a type of health disorder where you experience an unpleasant reaction to certain types of food such as alcohol, dairy and wheat. If you suffer from a food intolerance, consuming a food that aggravates it can lead to a number of negative symptoms including: Abdominal cramps Burning or swelling around your mouth Breathing problems Diarrhoea Itching Skin rashes such as (eczema) Vomiting However, the latest research indicates that eating foods that you are intolerant to could also lead to weight … [Read more...]

Dealing With Sports Injuries

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Hello Everyone. Today’s article is a guest post. ----- Getting stuck into sports can be great for your health. However, these activities aren’t without their risks and whenever you exert yourself, there is a chance you will sustain physical damage of some sort. The most common types of injury are relatively minor and include things like cuts, grazes, bruises and blisters. However, in some cases the damage is more serious. For example, it’s possible to suffer pain and swelling to the muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, joints and cartilage. The Causes The causes of sports injuries … [Read more...]