Health

5 benefits of yoga for guys

"Isn't it just a bunch of stretching? Meditation? A combination of the two?" you say, "I want to look like The Rock, not Mahatma Gandhi!"...

Researchers invent cigarette smoking robot

It's pretty tight, actually, it actually has lung tissue to see how smoking affects different types of lungs, either smoker or non-smoker....

5 important shoulder exercises that will help you avoid injury

I remember when I first started getting into weight training, one of the first things I did was pick up an injury in my right shoulder during a bench press session. It put me out...

5 reasons why cold showers are good for your health

If you decide to try cold showers for yourself, I recommend transitioning gradually from hot to cold at first to avoid shocking your system. And if you have a history of heart...

What’s your “body fat set point” and how can you change it?

Have you ever wondered why some people are quite heavy, despite eating carefully, while others seem to stay slim no matter how much they cram up the cram hole?? It might be down...

Dangers of sitting not offset by exercise, according to heart experts

We all know the dangers of sitting when it comes to our health and fitness, but if you thought that 30 minutes in the gym is enough to counter 8+ hours of having your ass glued...

6 Easy ways to get rid of bad breath

There's nothing wrong with morning breath. Yes, it smells like hot garbage and could probably kill an elephant, but it's perfectly normal....

Could your runny nose be an underlying cause of erectile dysfunction?

You read it right. The Dr.’s explain to us that a study involving about 14,000 men discovered those with chronic sinusitis were approximately 50% more likely to be...

What is “periodization,” and how can it help you get fitter?

Have you been training for a while and seem to have reached a ceiling? Maybe you can't seem to improve your running pace, or it's been a long time since you added any pounds to...

5 ways to improve flexibility, and why it’s important

Keeping your body supple can help prevent injury, improve your posture and performance in the gym, and even fend off conditions like arthritis and osteoporosis. ...

7 benefits of walking as a form of exercise

Weight training, running, CrossFit, swimming — when it comes to improving our fitness, these are some of the phrases that instantly come to mind. But we're forgetting one of the...

5 Effective cardio exercises that don’t involve running

Cardio is one of the best ways to keep your heart, lungs and mind in shape, no doubt about it. Unfortunately, it can also get boring really fast. Most people turn to running when...

5 Great power exercises for explosive strength

Have you ever seen folks at the gym practicing Olympic lifts or box jumps, and wondered why? They’re developing explosive strength, which is the ability to perform powerful...

How an attitude of gratitude can lead to more happiness and success

How often do you say “thanks” to somebody? It’s one of those ubiquitous things we take for granted; a polite response to someone who’s done you a favour....

Stuck at work? Here are 6 ways to exercise at your desk

It can be hard to find time to workout if you have a hectic schedule and put in long hours at the office, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. In fact, the longer...