Reset Your Circadian Rhythm For A Better Sleep

  Have you ever noticed that you tend to feel drowsy or energetic around the same time each day? That is your circadian rhythm doing its job. What is a circadian rhythm? Your circadian rhythm is basically an internal body clock that operates in the background of your brain and alternates between cycles of sleepiness […]

Boost Bone Health

Strong bones are a vital part of good health. Healthy bones are dense and strong, support the body and help you to move around. Bones play many roles in the body. They provide structure, protect organs, anchor muscles and store calcium. At about 30 years of age, one has peak bone mass. Then with age, […]

Why You Should Learn CPR

You may or may not be a Buffalo Bills fan or even a football fan, yet chances are high that you know the story of Damar Hamlin. During the January 2, 2023 Monday Night Football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Damar Hamlin who played as a defensive safety, suffered cardiac arrest after making a tackle. […]

What Are Natural Flavors?

  Many packaged foods may contain ‘natural flavors’ in the ingredient list. The FDA doesn’t require food labels to say what the ingredients are for ‘natural flavors’ unless the ingredients include common allergens like milk, egg, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts, or soy. In those cases, there is a disclaimer below the ingredient list. […]

Beware of Long-Term Effects of Pain Reliever Use

  Many people manage common aches and pains, fevers, and other minor health concerns by reaching for over-the-counter meds such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Acetaminophen (most know this as Tylenol) helps with all kinds of pain – toothache, headache, muscle soreness, and fever. Ibuprofen (most know this as Advil or Motrin) is a NSAID (nonsteroidal […]

Build Collagen Naturally

  Collagen is a protein responsible for healthy joints and skin elasticity. It’s in your bones, muscles, and blood, comprising three-quarters of your skin and a third of the protein in your body. Think of collagen as a scaffold that provides strength and structure within the body. It is an essential component of connective tissue […]

Plank For The Body

  Our “core” is more than just our abs. The core is an interconnected group of back, hip, pelvic, glute, abdominal, and diaphragm muscles. A strong core can increase balance and stability, support good posture, help prevent back pain and make everyday movement easier. If you are looking for an effective exercise to strengthen your […]

Understanding Biomechanics

Broadly speaking, biomechanics refers to the mechanics of biological and especially musculoskeletal activity, as in movement or exercise. The science of biomechanics can be applied to a wide variety of sport and exercise activities in order to identify optimal movement patterns to improve performance and reduce injuries. Three main principles of biomechanics are motion, force […]

5 Foods For A Healthier You

Eating foods that are packed with nutrients provides the body with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help you live your healthiest life. Regularly incorporating leafy greens, berries, cruciferous vegetables, whole grains, and nuts can make for a healthier you! Vow to incorporate more of these superfoods in your diet every day. Leafy Greens. Rich in […]

Tips To Improve Coordination & Balance

Coordination and balance are two essential conditions in the performance of any action that involves movement and requires adequate body control. Improving balance and coordination will provide lots of benefits. Having exceptional balance and coordination helps avoid falls, improves strength, increases flexibility, and makes you feel healthier overall. Coordination can be defined as the ability to use different parts […]