The health benefits of foam rolling

 benefits of foam rolling

As we age, we lose elasticity in our muscles, joints and connective tissue, causing stiffness and soreness. One way to alleviate these problems is with foam rolling — a safe and effective form of self-massage and stretching that uses a stiff foam cylinder to apply pressure to certain parts of your body.

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Health Risks of Smoking: Hugely Detrimental to Heart Health

Health Risks of Smoking to Heart Health

By now, most people are aware of the risks incurred by smoking, but the statistics remain sobering. The American Heart Association reports that cigarette smoking still causes more than 440,000 deaths each year, accounting for about one-fifth of total deaths in the United States today. (more…)

Generosity: Empowering Compassion

Generosity Compassion

Generosity is an inspired influence emerging from the most sincere component of ourselves, empowering us to become more in touch with life. This revolutionary power requires only the minor indications to convey itself–a smile for a stranger, shoulder for one to cry on, a helping hand to someone who is struggling, a donation to an important cause.

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Improving Balance and Decreasing Fall Risk Through Vibration Therapy

Improve Balance and Decreasing Fall Risk with Vibration Therapy Seniors

Regular exercise and physical activity are significant components of a healthy lifestyle and can be incorporated into your life regardless of your age, says the National Institute on Aging.

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5 Tips for Working Together with Your Senior Loved One’s Care Team

Tips for Working Together with Your Senior Loved One's Healthcare Team

At some point in her life, your senior loved one may require skilled nursing services.

Skilled nursing facilities offer a high level of care outside the hospital setting for older individuals with health conditions that require constant monitoring, such as illness, post-surgical rehabilitation, or deconditioning. Continue Reading>>

The Importance of Senior Medical Alarm Monitoring

The Importance of Senior Medical Alarm Monitoring

Though anyone can seriously injure themselves, falls can become increasingly more dangerous as you age. Even falls that don’t cause direct injury can be harmful to your physical or emotional health. According to the National Institutes of Health, over one-third of seniors over the age of 65 have suffered at least one fall per year. Continue Reading >>

Burn Fat at Home in 30 Days

At Home Workouts to Burn Fat in 30 days

Body weight and shape are determined by a combination of muscles, fluid and body fat. Losing body fat is the primary means of losing weight and can be accomplished in a variety of means from aerobic conditioning to strength training activities.

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Choosing Affiliate Marketing Partnerships

How to Choose Affiliate Marketing Partnerships

Affiliate marketing is a marketing partnership between online businesses and website owners. The business places advertisements in the form of banner ads, buttons, or links on the website in order to assist in selling the products and/or leading prospective customers to the business’s website. The website owner earns a percentage of the purchase.

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How to Keep the Legs Slim After a Long Layoff From Running

Keeping the Legs Slim After a Long Break From Running

Occasionally, seasoned and beginning runners are required to take a hiatus from running due to pain, injuries or deconditioning. Runners often have to stop running due to issues with their hips, thighs, ankles, feet and shins. Continue Reading>>

Could My Running Insoles Make My Calves Burn?

Burning Calves from Running Shoe Insoles

Experiencing burning in your calf muscles may be caused by a number of conditions. The calf muscle is situated on the back of the lower leg. The two muscles that make up the calf are the soleus and gastrocnemius. Continue Reading>>