Month: April 2017

Total Gym Exercises for Climbers

Rock Climbing requires strength, flexibility, and the ability to lift your own body weight up the mountain. The Total Gym, much like rock climbing, also utilizes body weight as its primary form of resistance. Additionally, the Total Gym helps build functional strength while increasing flexibility as you move from one exercise to the next. With …

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The Seven Worst Habits for your Mental Health

Mentally healthy people, the World Health Organization and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all agree that the following good daily habits and abilities can improve mental health: – Realize their full potential – Cope with the stresses of life – Work productively – Make meaningful contributions to their communities For those with …

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Tips on How to Be More Productive on a Daily Basis

When it comes to becoming more productive, we often face many roadblocks that prevent us from increasing our work output. Technology-driven round-the-clock work expectations, no–excuse not-to-attend Skype and Zoom conference meetings, and constant digital alerts on our computers and haptic alarms on our wrists see us barraged with challenges to being busy and productive. And …

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How to decide between Himalayan salt, sea salt and truffle salt varieties

Remember when salt was just salt? It was super fine, it came in a blue cylinder and was something to which you gave zero thought. Now, there seems to be a ton of variety and it can be confusing. However, if you know the difference between a few of the most common salt varieties, it …

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5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Have Rest Days

When you are motivated and are on an exercise program where you’re rockin’ n rolling’, consistent, building momentum, cranking on all cylinders, AND you’re hitting your workouts with great intensity, the last thing you may want to do is take a break and have a rest day. However, taking a rest day for yourself is …

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The “Cupping” Phenomenon – Just a craze or a practical practice?

Most of us were introduced to the practice of “cupping” during the recent 2016 Olympics when the most decorated athlete of all time had some strange markings on his back and stomach. When swimmer Michael Phelps shattered records and dominated the Rio Games, many of us wondered about those weird, purplish, bruise-like, circular blotches seen …

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