Health

Going back to the office after COVID-19 – Joy or Anxiety

As told to Anna Maxted, January 23rd, 2022. Ah, the irony. For two years, we’ve been complaining about being confined to our homes, and now we’re complaining about our return to the office. As Oscar Wilde said, there’s only one thing worse than not getting what you want – getting what you want. The freedoms…

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Benefits of foam rolling

Self-myofascial therapies have become popularised by athletes and fitness enthusiasts to promote sport recovery and mobility. Many forms of myofascial therapies like massage balls, foam roller, yoga blocks have all been used to unwind the body from gruelling training sessions. However, myofascial therapies are also becoming extremely common with the mainstream population as a form…

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Why HIIT may be “bad” for you

HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training) workouts promise better results in less time, but they can take a toll on your body. It’s true that HITT has a lot of benefits, but it also has a lot of potential drawbacks. Overdoing any type of exercise can spell damage for your body, but with HIIT, it’s important to…

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How can yoga help with endometriosis

The ancient Indian practice of yoga has an amalgamation of benefits including boosting mental wellness by alleviating stress and improving physical health. Yoga encompasses a multitude of actions such as calming breathing techniques, physical poses to rejuvenate your muscles and improve posture and elements of meditation to connect your mind and body. Hence, it is…

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Exercises to do for pain management

While medical treatments and physical therapy are vital components of managing chronic pain symptoms, increased physical activity as a daily habit can increase quality of life. Physical activity results in the release of natural endorphins; these are the “feel good” chemicals in the brain that enhance mood while simultaneously easing pain signals. Regular exercise also…

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What you need to know about your circadian rhythm

Circadian rhythms, commonly known as the “body clock”, are 24-hour cycles that are part of the body’s internal clock, running in the background to carry out essential functions and processes. One of the most important and well-known circadian rhythms is the sleep-wake cycle. When properly aligned, a circadian rhythm can promote consistent and restorative sleep.…

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What Is a Pescatarian and What Do They Eat?

In the modern day, most of us live with an abundance of food such that starvation is never a problem. According to data from the Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations, the majority of people who suffer from a lack of food are generally centralized in developing countries. Therefore, it is more likely…

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A year in review: Health and Fitness Tech 2021

The year 2021 was a very hectic year with the backdrop of Covid-19 raging on in the background. With the many safe distancing and stay-at-home measures enforced all over the world, it is likely that many of us had to make some changes with regards to how we take care of ourselves and maintain fitness.…

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Choosing the right memory care Program for your loved one

As we grow older, both our loves ones and us will begin to face many challenges in our daily lives. Some of these myriad problems will likely be memory related as we become much more susceptible to problems like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. When we suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, many things that we…

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