Can Smog Affect Your Menstrual Cycle

A new US study has shown that smog and poor air quality could affect teens’ menstrual cycles, at the time when they are fist begin to menstruate. Lead researcher Dr. Shruthi Mahalingaiah, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine explains that studies have shown a connection between smog and cardiovascular and pulmonary

Are There Health Benefits to Getting a Tattoo

Tattoos have a bit of a taboo surrounding them; with the older generation scrunching up their noses when they spot them, and people being discriminated against in the workplace if they have visible ink. This still exists, but the approach to tattoos is slowly changing and more and more people are getting them, including celebs

14 Stress Relief Tips for a Healthier Holiday

For some, the holiday season is a time of happiness and celebration, and for others the holiday season can cause serious stress. Even the most festive people around us may exhibit signs of stress. In order to enjoy the holiday season, it is equally necessary to maintain good mental health. Whether you are recovering from

How Effective Are Ice Baths

Over the past few years, a lot of emphasis has been placed not only on enhanced performance but recovery. Adequate recovery from workouts and athletic competitions allow you to perform at a higher level — and can help you reduce soreness and risk of injury. Ice baths are a popular method to enhance recovery. But,

How to Survive Being Sick — When You Don’t Get Sick Days

Not everyone can afford to take sick days, even when feeling lousy. Whether your job doesn’t provide paid sick days, you’ve used up all your sick time, you own a business, or you’re a stay-at-home parent where sick days don’t exist, knowing how to survive work days when ill is a must. Rest, Rest, Rest!

Why You Can not Out-Train a Bad Diet

When you’re a teenager, or even in your 20s, it seems that you can eat whatever you want and still look and feel great. Then you hit your 30s and 40s and things start to change. Suddenly, there is a little extra hanging over your waistband. Your pants don’t slide right over your hips. Your

Why Food Is Usually Better Than Supplements

The association of diet and health is nothing new. If you eat a diet that is consistently high in saturated fats and processed foods, and neglect fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein, you are risking your health. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, inflammation, and even a higher risk of cancer

THE ULTIMATE 4 WEEK ABS WORKOUT PLAN

Want an abs upgrade in just 4 weeks? Enter stage right, the WH4 week ab workout plan. If you want to get into shape and find the best lower abs movessure to sculpt a flat stomach, you won’t be surprised to find out, you can’t really get a six pack muscles overnight. You can, however, carve your tummy in