A research team from the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, United States, found that men and women will be twice as likely to quit smoking if they do weight training. The findings are also based on a research that revealed that aerobic exercise can reduce the desire for smoking and control weight after quitting smoking. (more…)
Various activities we do every day will give effect to the body, such as the wrong position when sitting, carrying loads, or lifting objects, which can cause effects that are not good for the body. Here are some tips to protect your joints. (more…)
Ischemia is not a familiar term to many. This article is an attempt to explain it and to clarify it.
Ischemia is a form of coronary heart disease that occurs when fat deposits and plaque serve to narrow the interior of an artery to such a severe point that the heart is not able to receive enough oxygen-rich blood for its purposes and is therefore deprived. In as simple terms as possible, ischemia is a restriction in blood supply. What ends up happening is the heart muscle cramps. In this way then, ischemia that takes place in the heart is very much like getting a severe cramp in your leg, only cramping of the heart is more serious than cramping that occurs in the leg area. (more…)
The main uses for coral calcium are to supplement one’s diet with an absorbable form of calcium, strengthen the body to fight more effectively against illness and disease, and boost one’s energy levels. Many of us are walking around calcium depleted, and we may not even be aware of it until our bodies begin to show signs of a deficiency. Deficiency symptoms include: numerous cavities, white spots on the nails and teeth, acne, arthritis, cancer, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cramps, fatigue, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (more…)
There are two main types of exercise: Aerobic and anaerobic…
Aerobic exercise has lower intensity and is performed for longer time periods. Examples: Using the stationary bike for 40 minutes, jogging for 30 mins – even doing the “chores” around the house. (more…)