While mangoes used to be an exotic rarity, this tropical fruit can now be found in supermarkets in many parts of the world. With their bright colors and juicy pulp, mangoes not only enrich desserts and smoothies, but are also used in cooking (for example . . .
Another name for a burpee is a squat thrust, but what is a burpee actually? A burpee is a full body exercise which is completed in six steps and provides aerobic exercise as well as strength training. Burpees are effective and challenging, and can . . .
The saying goes: “You are what you eat.” Our skin is our largest organ and is affected by our nutrition (or lack thereof). A poor diet can cause metabolism changes, weight gain, and damage to organs — including the skin. It is important to . . .
What are resistance bands? Resistance bands or exercise bands are bands made of rubber and are usually available in various sizes, colors, and lengths. People often use them for training when recovering from injury, in light workouts, or as part of . . .
We all know the old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but how many people know the health benefits of oranges? Oranges are a juicy and delicious fruit that can be enjoyed in many ways. They are delicious on their own or used as part . . .
When we refer to fitness, we usually think of fitness of the body. But fitness can also refer to our state of mind and well-being. Good nutrition and a quality exercise program can help reduce stress and improve overall health. Aside from the health . . .
Finding it hard to resist a double chocolate brownie or a slice of your favorite pizza? We all know that food is most likely to set us back in our diet or training. For some, it may be one specific food, for others a group of foods, or it may just . . .
Running is probably one of the most accessible exercises for people of varied ages, sizes, and fitness levels. The costs involved are not prohibitive, as you only need a good pair of running shoes and somewhere to run.
You can start with a brisk walk . . .
The negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle are numerous, and different individuals can experience some or all of these effects. What is meant by a sedentary lifestyle? A sedentary lifestyle is one where the individual is not taking part in an adequate . . .
There are many different types of cooking oils available today and there are various considerations when it comes to choosing the best oil for cooking. Oils have different smoking points at which they lose many of their nutrients and may, in fact, . . .