Ask any professional body builder what they do when they're not working out, and you'll quickly find out it has nothing to do with exercise. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Fitness buffs use their downtime to relax -- as in, their muscles.
The reason for this is that the truth behind building muscle has a lot less to do with "building" than many people think. When we work out, we may feel that our muscles are growing larger and... Read More
You don't need to panic if you find yourself on a situation you need to cook for a crowd. Choosing the appropriate equipment and adapting well the preparation you will find out it's not that huge challenge or mysterious science to cook for a lot of people. All you need is to prepare yourself, organize everything you need and be safe.
Food and Hygiene Safety
Cooking for a crowd involves hazards you absolutely need... Read More
The simple word detox evokes images of cleansing away impurities from your body. It conjures up thoughts of healthy individuals with clear skin, white smiles, and a slim physique. Behind the scenes, the detox diets, for some individuals, can be more like a horror film full of fatigue, diarrhea, and potentially death. What is it that makes these detox diets so popular?
Proponents of detox diets believe our bodies need... Read More
By now most people are aware of the benefits of exercise. However, many people begin a program, only to have it interrupted by an injury. Fortunately, preventing an injury is easy, if you follow these simple guidelines.
Use Good Form
Precise and fluid movements yield better results than movements performed in a haphazard manner. There are two phases to an exercise; the concentric and... Read More
As parents, we do our best to keep our children healthy and safe. We buckle up their seatbelts, tell them to wash their hands before dinner, and to eat their fruits and vegetables. Yet, childhood poisonings occur every day across the globe. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, one hundred children ages fourteen and under died in 2002 because of accidental poisonings. Fifty-seven percent of these deaths occurred in children ages four and under.... Read More
by Maureen Chapdelaine
Cooler days call for a change in wardrobe, especially if you're planning on taking your workout outside. With fewer hours of daylight and mixed weather conditions, this change in season is the perfect time to think about how to keep safe during outdoor activities. Do you run, jog, walk or ride a bike? Here are some safety tips to review... Read More
It seems like just yesterday that you brought home your new bundle of joy in your carefully chosen, backward facing car seat. After miles of spills, tantrums, and on-the road snoozing, you've cycled through the forward facing car seat and are ready to shop for a booster seat. The booster seat is your child's last stop before he or she graduates to simply buckling in like the grown-ups.
Booster seats were... Read More
The number of recalls issued by toy manufacturers is staggering. Today there seems to be little attention and thought in the design of children's toys, other than to make them as cheaply as possible. The design level is certainly lacking the element of making safety first. It is apparent the parents or those buying the toys are purchasing them without the knowledge of reading the box which will say "Parts that can cause a choking... Read More
When participating in any activity, it's always important to be properly equipped so that you can have the safest workout possible. That means being prepared before you even get started. Take jogging or biking for example. If you're one of those people who participate in outdoor activities, you should have the right protective gear. Not wearing the right attire or not having the proper equipment can be hazardous to your health,... Read More