Physical fitness gets all the focus and for obvious reasons. A healthy body means longer life free from sicknesses and diseases. However, your mental fitness is equally as important as your physical fitness. After all, the secret behind a healthy life is a healthy mind.

Like with the muscles, the brain requires frequent stimulation to remain agile and in top shape. Mental fitness involves two basic principles — one is triggering your brain’s curiosity, and the other is feeding your mind with variety. You can add mental exercises to your daily routine to increase your mental fitness. …

Fitness Myths That Have Been Interfering With Your Fitness Goals

Sometimes, the things you don’t know or in this case, the things you know might be interfering with your fitness goals. Some of the things you think you know about workouts are fitness myths that have no bearing on the results you need. Read on to discover some of those fitness myths that have been stopping you from reaching your goals.

Fitness myth 1: Mornings are the best time to workout

FACT: There is no “best time” to workout. You should workout at whatever time makes exercising more consistent for you. …

What Does Your Body Say About Your Health?

Your body is like a giant neon sign that displays the state of your health. You can tell much about yourself by paying close attention to what your body says about your health. It can also tell you whether it is time to visit the doctor.

The Tongue

A healthy tongue appears pink and is covered with small bumps. Any deviation from this appearance, or pain, maybe a cause for concern. For example, a hairy looking and black tongue could be a sign of poor oral hygiene or diabetes. A bright red tongue (like the colour of strawberries) could be…

How To Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is a very common illness, and while there is no cure for it yet, you can manage diabetes and live a long healthy life. A diabetes diagnosis is not a death sentence. Here are helpful tips for keeping your diabetes under control and maintaining healthy glucose levels.

Here are some tips to help you manage diabetes:

Adjust for your stage of life.

Living with diabetes means that you have to make some adjustments to suit your health. For example, hormone levels can cause your blood sugar to fluctuate, so that means that a diabetic woman would have to adjust her medication, exercise level, or meal…

Health Benefits Of Intermittent Fasting

Studies show that there are many health benefits of intermittent fasting, making it very useful for weight loss. Contrary to what people may think, intermittent fasting is not a diet plan.

It is an eating pattern where you alternate between periods of eating and fasting. There are three different types of intermittent fasting methods, which are:

  1. The 16/8 Method: With this method, you skip breakfast each day and eat all your meals during an 8-hour feeding window, such as from 12 noon to 8 pm.
  2. Eat-Stop-Eat: With this method, you go on one or two 24-hour fasts each week. …

How To Prevent Injury While Exercising

Injuries while exercising are a very common occurrence. They happen when you overestimate your body’s limit. You must prevent injury while exercising if you wish to get the most out of your exercises and meet your fitness goals.

Some examples of exercise-related injuries include:

  1. Strains: You can strain the muscles or tendons that connect your muscles to your bones.
  2. Sprains: These are injuries to ligaments which connect bones.
  3. Torn ACL or meniscus tear of the knee: This happens when you rip one of the ligaments that stabilize the knee or the cartilage that shields the knee joint.
  4. Tendinitis: This is…

Healthy Habits Of Fit People

Fitness is so much more than the kind of diet you follow and the exercises you do. The things you do between your diet and your exercise can either help or hinder your fitness journey. Here are the top 10 habits of healthy people.

  1. They never skip breakfast.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for several reasons. It kick-starts your metabolism and stops you from overindulging yourself. If you cannot eat a heavy breakfast, at least have a piece of fruit. Don’t skip it entirely.

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2. They…

What Every Fitness Beginner Should Know

Starting your fitness program can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many things that could go wrong, so you have to arm yourself with all the information that you need. Here are our top 10 fitness tips for beginners.

Set realistic goals

The fastest way to end your fitness journey is to set unrealistic goals. Fitness is a long, hard process that you cannot cheat your way into. Set an ultimate fitness goal that you know you can achieve and break down that goal into smaller goals that you can tackle. Also, remember that you won’t begin to see your results overnight.

Be consistent

You cannot undergo any weight loss journey without learning portion control. Any programs that sell you anything asides that are lying to you. Food portion sizes matter.

The primary cause of weight loss is a calorie deficit, which means you need to watch the portions of food you consume. But measuring your food before eating can be a bit tedious and unrealistic. After all, you cannot exactly carry around measuring cups or weighing scales in your bag. That’s overboard.

So, how do you the right portions of food to eat without having to measure? …

you want to lose some pounds? Are you wondering if there are natural means to lose weight holistically? You don’t have to worry anymore because we’ve got the answer.

YES, you can really lose weight holistically using natural means.

Using holistic natural means for weight loss can help you achieve a healthy and sustainable weight loss without strenuous exercise or any other form of stressful activity.

But before starting your weight loss journey, it is important to know the principles behind what you are engaging in and why you are making this choice. …

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