Author: Diethics

5 Push-up Variations You Should Try for Chest Workout

Push-ups are one of the most fundamental yet the effective workouts you can try for conditioning the body and strengthening the core. Push-ups can be a decent choice as a muscle building exercise. To be very precise, push-ups can be a great workout if you are looking forward to toning the muscles in your shoulders, chest,...

dietary fiber

Beyond Bran – Fiber Facts You Need to Know

Does thinking about fiber conjure up images in your head of bran muffins and those thick fiber supplements you stir into a glass of water when you’re feeling “backed up”? It’s not exactly the most exciting of topics, but it is an important one nonetheless. In fact, while you probably know that fiber is “good for...

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10 Top Ways to Manage Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure is an incredibly common health condition in the United States, impacting about one in three Americans, or a total of 68 million people. Another 30 percent of Americans have prehypertension, which means their blood pressure is higher than normal and at risk of becoming even higher… Often presenting with no symptoms, high blood...

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Runner’s Knee – Common Causes and Prevention

Runner’s Knee Definition Runner’s knee is used as a catch-all term for pain and discomfort located in the front or outside of the knee. Common conditions linked to runners knee are: Patello-femoral Syndrome Illiotibial Band Syndrome Chondromalacia Patellar Tendonitis Common Causes All of the conditions above can be linked to muscular dysfunction distorting the true mechanical...

Exercise Bike Workout Plans From Beginners To HIIT

An exercise bike is not only deemed as a perfect equipment for its convenience and ease of use; it’s also noted for its exceeding flexibility. It can work your lower extremities in a variety yet important set of ways — from beginners’ type, moderate, and right down to its ability to incorporate HIIT (high-intensity interval training)....

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How to Control Your Life – Locus of Control in Everyday Life

What is Locus of Control? The locus of control represents our generalized expectations regarding the forces that determine rewards and punishments. People with an internal locus of control believe that events are nothing but the result of their actions. People with an external locus of control view events as being controlled by external factors such as...

time management and organization

4 Principles of Time Management and Organization

Many of us are enthusiastic about time management tricks such as journals, notebooks, organizers, post-its etc. Even if we manage to keep up with our schedule, this is not really what brings us satisfaction on our time. The tyranny of the “to do list” has the ability to paralyze us sometimes when there are too many...

Five Ways Of Making Your ‘Coffee Drinking Habit’ Healthier

A cup of coffee in the morning is a decent way to start a day for many, but is a cup of coffee good to keep you going for the rest of the day or even until afternoon? I guess not and the reason being, your stomach is going to start growling at 12 noon or...

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The best diet ever! 10 pounds skinnier in 5 minutes :)

After eating only healthy foods and exercising religiously each day, you’ve got really close to your ideal weight. There are only 10 pounds left to lose. How can you get rid of them in an instant? Simply!  Any woman can look 5, 10, even 15 pounds slimmer automatically by simply using wardrobe as a secret weapon....

kids eating habits

Teach your child to eat well to avoid the extra pounds

It is quite tempting, when you get home after a day of work, to give to your child to eat only what he wants. However, for a long term, you’re not doing him a favor. A child certainly doesn’t know what is good for him and one day you may find out that your child eats,...

Discover how a quick weight loss can be a healthy weight loss

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Ways to protect your liver

The liver is the second largest organ in the human body after the skin, which is situated below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. This organ has a wide range of functions, including detoxification, protein synthesis, production of some bio-chemicals necessary for digestion, glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, and hormone production....

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Zen diet – 16 Dietary Rules to Succes

  Zen diet main rule: The man must not hurt any being to feed himself, so meat is forbidden. This is one of the many rules of the Zen diet, a diet which appeared with the Buddhist monks many hundreds of years ago. Zen eating means guiding your meals after strict dietary rules: 1. Eat three...

Believe or not: This is how exercise affects your fertility

We all believe that working out or exercising can help us have a healthier life. We exercise to have bigger and bolder muscles or to lose weight, but we tend to forget that there are also other things that can be affected once we start exploring different workout routines. One thing we have not yet seen...

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The Health Benefits of Tea

Something’s brewing. Every year, more and more research is being done on the health benefits of tea. While very little is known for sure, a growing body of evidence suggests that this age-old beverage is incredibly good for you. “The number of studies behind tea has risen from three to four a year in 1990 to...

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Athletic Development – Exercises for Muscular Health

Instructions Perform the entire sequence of exercises a minimum of 2x a day (3x is ideal – Morning / Afternoon / Evening). Begin with Level I exercises until they can be done completely and pain free. Do not continue exercises if pain increases. Consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. Level I Arm Circles –...

Whey Protein Promotes Muscle Gain in Seniors

Muscle mass loss as people get older Are you one of those people who believes that past a certain age no one can build muscle mass? If so, then you are terribly mistaken, but you are also not alone in making the assumption. It turns out seniors aged over 70 can gain muscle. More than that, it wouldn’t...

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Prescription WEIGHT LOSS DRUGS

For many obese people, prescription weight loss drugs are the last hope to reach a weight as close as possible to the ideal weight. On prescription drugs are not indicated for people who want to lose just a few pounds and for children under the age of 16. Depending on the active substance, weight loss pills...

Rules for the perfect dinner

Most of the foods eaten at dinner are changed into fat in your body, because the metabolism begins to slow down from 4 PM until 4 AM next morning. So, if you do not want to gain weight, you should have light dinners. Depending on the caloric intake of the day, the dinner should be not...

A Review of Vitamonk – Quality Supplements You Can Trust

The problem with the vitamin and supplement industry is that many companies can overcomplicate the process of buying and taking their products. They can be simultaneously vague and needlessly detailed, focused on buzz words instead of genuine benefits. Vitamonk is not one of those supplement companies. What struck me immediately as I brought up the Vitamonk...