Tips For Getting Into The Gym Routine When You're Feeling Self-Conscious
11 March 2016
It's no secret that getting into shape is important for your health. But when it's been years since you've set foot in the gym and you're self-conscious about your body, the prospect of pulling on your workout clothes and lifting weights in front of everyone can be intimidating. Worries of people staring at you or of embarrassing yourself in front of others can keep you from ever beginning the fitness regimen you so desperately need to start.
Is Weight Loss Camp Right For Your Teenager?
8 February 2016
If you're a parent, the chances are good that you've heard the frightening statistics about childhood obesity – the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development estimates that about 17% of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 are overweight. That's about 12.5 million kids who are facing health consequences like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If you're the parent of one of those children, the problem becomes even more personal and wrenching as you watch your child struggle not just with their weight and the attendant health consequences, but also with self-esteem issues and with judgement and harassment from others, including their peers.
7 Gift Ideas For That Special Bike Enthusiast In Your Life
26 May 2015
Bicycling increases brain power, decreases the risk of heart disease, encourages better sleep, and even helps to save the planet – so it makes sense to support a loved one's enthusiasm for the sport. To do just that, consider one or more of these seven awesome gift ideas for that special bike enthusiast in your life:
Padded Bike Shorts
Breathable bike shorts that are padded on the rear will help keep your favorite bike rider on the road longer so they can more easily accomplish their performance goals.
Five Tips For Minimizing Unwanted Side Effects When Taking Steroids For Lupus
3 April 2015
If you have lupus, your immune system is essentially working overtime, identifying healthy tissue as injured or infected and triggering the body's natural response to illness. Steroids work to control this effect and reduce the activity of the immune system, and in fact, taking steroid is essential for most people with lupus.
Unfortunately, steroids can have some negative health effects, but luckily, there are things you can do to minimize potential harm and ensure you are getting the most benefits from your steroids.