Cupping,What is it, and Why Should You Try it?

Cupping,What is it, and Why Should You Try it?

Cupping is a traditional Chinese therapy that’s been used for thousands of years, but it gained even more popularity in 2016 when everyone noticed that Michael Phelps had large perfectly round discolorations on his back while competing in the Olympics. Many people...
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome: What You Can Do About It

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome: What You Can Do About It

If you ever experience pain, tingling, or numbness in your hand and fingers, specifically the thumb, index, and middle fingers, then you may want to get checked for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. CTS is a fairly common problem resulting from pressure on the median nerve by...
10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Did you know anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders worldwide? That means you’re not alone, and there are many others out there dealing with anxiety. Fortunately, that also means there are a lot of resources to help you manage it. Here are 10 tips to...
How Walking Changes Your Body

How Walking Changes Your Body

You probably know that being active is important to maintaining your health. Most of the time when we talk about being active, we think about lifting weights, running, or taking some intense aerobics class. But did you know that walking can have a major impact on your...
5 Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep

5 Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep

Did you know that an estimated 40 million people have sleep disorders? Even if you’re diligent about getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night that’s necessary for most adults, it may not be high quality sleep; the kind that really allows your body to...
What’s With all the Tape?

What’s With all the Tape?

Have you ever been at the gym or watched an athletic event and seen someone covered in strange patterns of tape? Maybe along their shoulder or calf? Have you ever wondered what the purpose of the tape was, or exactly why they were using tape instead of a brace? Here’s...
How Strength Training Helps an Ageing Body

How Strength Training Helps an Ageing Body

Getting older is a natural part of life that a lot of people actively try to avoid, because ageing is often associated with frailty, dependence, and health problems. While it’s true that our bodies naturally start losing muscle mass once we hit the 30-year mark...
Understanding Sciatica

Understanding Sciatica

Sciatica is lower back pain that can also be felt as a shooting pain down the back of your leg. Knowing how the sciatic nerve works will help you recognize this cause of intense leg and back pain. Sciatica is a particular type of lower back pain or leg and back pain...
Is Text Neck Really a Big Deal?

Is Text Neck Really a Big Deal?

Let’s face it, when was the last time you were in a restaurant and everyone around was paying attention to those at the table as opposed to looking down at their phones? I’m sure you can’t quite recall. We often stay on our phones now more that we have real,...
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