Everybody occasionally indulges in a little comfort eating. It might be a bigger than usual dessert as a treat to themselves after a particularly hard day, or a big bar of chocolate after a row with a partner. Occasional emotional eating then is normal and relatively harmless. When it becomes a habit however, that is…

To kids, getting out on a basketball court is often something they just think of as a fun time, maybe a chance to pretend, for a little while that they are Steph Curry, Lebron James or even Maya Moore or Candace Parker. Even if they do not aspire to take the game to a serious…

If you really can’t find the time to hit the gym in the morning (and we know, mornings can be hectic, especially for working parents) then heading there after work is probably your next best option. But after eight (or more) hours at work even if you have the time finding the motivation to actually…

Yes, it’s that time of year again; back to school. Kids everywhere are gearing up (literally and figuratively) for another year of learning, growth and (hopefully) even fun. Parents everywhere – apart from being secretly slightly relieved that the long summer vacation is over – just want to make  sure that their kids, whatever their…

A massage can work wonders – easing stress, relieving nagging aches and pains, stimulating the immune system to help the body better heal itself and providing a general sense of well-being. Regular massage sessions only help heighten all of these benefits. But as wonderful as a massage session is there are some things you can…

Beer belly, pot belly, whiskey paunch, middle aged spread, whatever you want to call it a big, protruding tummy is not an attractive thing and it’s not a healthy one either (unless you happen to be a Mom to be or new mom  but that’s a different story..) As easy as it seems to be to…

There are certain exercises to increase vertical leap that are more effective than others. Gaining an increase in vertical leap is important to players in a number of different sports, but most obviously to basketball and volleyball players. Unlike muscle building, there are no special “increase your vertical” nutritional supplements available and no special foods…

Some women avoid engaging in very much strength training – especially the kind that involves weights – because although they want to stay fit and look great they are afraid that if they take up strength training they will end up looking too muscular and masculine. That does not have to be the case at…

In our last post we discussed how to stick to your healthy eating plan whilst on vacation without feeling too deprived. Today we are going to take a look at how you can add a little exercise into the mix on your healthier vacation as well. Book a Room With a View (of a Gym)…

Remember when you were a little kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn’t get around to writing your book report? While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taking responsibility for our actions, this doesn’t mean that we’re past using excuses—whether we realize it or…

  
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