Sitting vs. Standing: A side-by-side comparison ?>

Sitting vs. Standing: A side-by-side comparison

We have all heard the phrase by now that ‘Sitting is the new Smoking’, but what does this actually mean? Are experts saying that by placing yourself into a chair you might as well be standing with a lit Marlboro 100? In this article, we will examine the relationship between a sedentary lifestyle, and the impact it can have on your overall health (as well as how to intervene and circumvent those negative health consequences). Prolonged periods of inactivity have…

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4 Tips to Help You Start Your Day with More Energy

We all know how important a good night’s sleep is, and hopefully everyone has mastered the art of sleeping by now (you should definitely add that to your resume), but if you still find yourself feeling a little tired throughout the day, there are several things you can do to kick through that drowsy wall. Starting your morning off right is essential to avoid getting tired throughout the day. Here are four tips to make sure you get the most out of…

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Sunlight as the Days Get Shorter ?>

5 Ways to Enjoy the Sunlight as the Days Get Shorter

It’s the last day of summer; pools have closed, white pants are suddenly frowned upon, the already long line at Starbucks has tripled thanks to the pumpkin spice latte (which is great, especially when all you want is a damn tall black coffee that literally just needs poured into a stupid cup no mixing required, but it’s fine…you’ll wait), and the days are getting shorter with less sun for us to absorb. Dealing with shorter days is no easy task; we…

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5 Myths Everyone Should Know About Salt ?>

5 Myths Everyone Should Know About Salt

Many of us have heard, at some point in our lives, how bad salt is for us. But is it really? Where is most of the salt we consume coming from? How much sodium do you need in your diet? Is all salt the same? Below we will answer those questions for you. Many of us tend to simply believe the “authorities” when they say salt is bad for us, but they tend to leave out some pretty important factors. But…

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5 Breakfast Foods That Will Help Start Your Day Off Right ?>

5 Breakfast Foods That Will Help Start Your Day Off Right

Do you find yourself lacking energy as the day progresses? Having trouble with mental clarity at the office? Did you know not eating breakfast, or choosing the wrong foods for breakfast, may be to blame? In this blog we will share five foods that will help you start your day off right. Many people skip breakfast because they are not hungry when they first wake in the morning. But, hungry or not, your mom was right…you’ve got to eat your breakfast! Breakfast…

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7 Proven Tips to Ensure a Good Night’s Sleep ?>

7 Proven Tips to Ensure a Good Night’s Sleep

Can’t get a good night’s sleep? Randomly wake up throughout the night? Feel exhausted throughout the day? In this blog we will be sharing with you a few side effects that are related to poor sleeping habits, but most importantly we will share seven proven tips on how to ensure a good night’s sleep. Sleep plays an important role in good health and well-being throughout our lives. Getting adequate sleep can help protect our mental and physical health, as well as our quality of life. When…

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6 Ways Your Body Is Telling You It Needs More Water ?>

6 Ways Your Body Is Telling You It Needs More Water

Do you know how much water you are really supposed to drink? Is it 8 cups per day? Or 12 cups? Are you consuming too little or too much? We promise we’ll get to that, but first, let us tell you why it is important to drink plenty of water and what symptoms are associated with a lack of adequate water consumption. Your body consists of more than 70 percent water, which is what helps your brain and kidneys to…

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Take a Stand Against Sitting ?>

Take a Stand Against Sitting

It is no secret that the vast majority of our population is sedentary. We sit while we drive to the office, where we’ll likely spend our day sitting, and then we get back in our cars to sit on the way home to sit while we eat dinner, and end our days relaxing as we sit in front of the television. Of course, there’s walking and standing involved in our daily routines, however, the average adult spends 50 to 70…

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6 Benefits of Warm Lemon Water ?>

6 Benefits of Warm Lemon Water

In this health tip we want to share with you the first thing you should drink every morning on an empty stomach, and how it will benefit you. We’ll finish with a twist on how we recommend you prepare it, and a time saving tip to get it ready for the week! You know what they say…when life gives you lemons, squeeze the juice out of them and enjoy the benefits. Okay, maybe that’s not how it goes, but we certainly do love our…

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What’s the Deal with Detox? ?>

What’s the Deal with Detox?

Maybe it’s because it’s January and many people are going strong with their New Year’s resolutions and companies are trying to capitalize on it, but we’ve been hearing more and more about detoxing recently. You can buy overpriced powders, juices, tea, there’s even a water bottle that claims to be the master of detox and will help enhance fitness and well being. (Totally bought that and will be claiming victory to my New Year’s resolution no later than 8:00 pm tomorrow thanks…

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