What Are Muscles – For Dummies

What Are Muscles and What Do They Do? Muscles pull on the joints, allowing us to move. They also help the body do such things as chewing food and then moving it through the digestive system. Even when we sit perfectly still, muscles throughout the body are constantly...

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Why Good Posture Is So Important

Posture is the position in which someone holds their body when standing or sitting. Good posture helps us support our muscles, ligaments, and weight- related-activities.

So what are the benefits of correct posture?

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Diet and Bone Health

Did you know that hip fractures, for example, are higher in milk consuming countries? That may come as a surprise given that dairy products are an excellent source of calcium. So how is it that Asians, with a lower calcium intake, are less prone to osteoporosis? Because it is the overall content of the diet that matters, not just the amount of calcium or vitamin D it contains. The acid-base balance of the diet seems to be an important feature. 

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Top 10 health benefits of stretching

Top 10 health benefits of stretching

Stretching is very important for flexibility, range of motion and injury prevention. Incorporating stretching into your daily workouts is a given but including it in your day routine is just as important to health and body functioning as regular exercise. It relaxes your muscles and increases blood flow and nutrients to your cartilage and muscles.

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Top 10 amazing heath benefits of walking barefoot

Did you know that you can benefit a lot by walking barefoot? When your bare skin encounters the earth directly, the negative ions present in the earth can help balance the positive ions in your body and this will improve your health in many aspects. Many of us have read or heard that there are pressure points in our body. When we walk barefoot on sand or on grass, the pressure on our foot activates the acupuncture points. This in turn, energizes our body and improves our health.

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