There is no “quick fix” for your physical conditioning, but proper diet, exercise, and recovery will give you the start on the path toward wellness.
There are some very basic techniques that you can apply to vastly improve your ability to run, and most people are never taught them.
Cut the duration of your cold virus with these tips so you can get back to your busy life.
Although it’s different for everybody, most people who are successful in their health and fitness follow a specific formula.
Walking provides many health benefits. Here’s why walking is so important, and how to fit more steps into your day.
A good bench for a gym you set up at home can really be the cornerstone of your workout program.
Stretching is a form of gentle massage for your major muscle groups and important to do before you exercise for the same reasons. It oxygenates the muscles you’re going to use, and at the same time prepares those muscles prior to doing work with them.
Brrr! It is chilly outside, but that’s no reason to hibernate. Staying indoors during the colder months won’t do anything to improve your mood or your health – in fact, research suggests the opposite is true.
Do you remember your mother shouting: “Don’t forget your hat, scarf and gloves or you’ll catch your death”? She had a point.
If you aren’t in good physical shape before a long-term emergency, you could be setting yourself up for a disaster.
I have stressed the importance of protein in many Ready Nutrition articles, as well as tissue repair and building muscle. Your body is akin to a machine, and you must keep it properly fueled and maintained to derive maximum performance from it.
Winter comes with some extremely cold temperatures for parts of the country, and as such, brings the potential for health problems too. There are a few things to look out for, and ways to prepare yourself if you have to be outside when temperatures begin to dip in the negative numbers.
This self-defense training tool that will give you the opportunity to learn new skills and reinforce old ones in your repertoire.
Check out this list of common traits that seem to be found in genuinely happy people.
Your footing gives way and you body is immersed in 45º water. The clock is ticking. Within 15 minutes, you’ll begin to lose dexterity in your fingers. You need shelter and fire.
Did you know that when daylight and daytime hours diminish greatly, it brings about a feeling of sluggishness and over-tired responses? While this is a natural response, there are some things you can do to adjust and compensate for the disturbance to our circadian rhythmic desire for prolonged sleep and rest.
Whether you are looking for more peace or less stress in your life, meditation could be exactly what you need.
I don’t have to tell you that staying inside all day will put you on the fast track to flab town (I should know. I stay inside all day writing articles like this. You’re welcome).
It’s time to go back to basics and see how much nature can heal you, naturally. You can learn about all of these remedies in video below!
Garlic is a superfood. It’s also delicious! If you love garlic, you’ll love the reasons you should be eating more of it especially during the upcoming winter months.
Sprouts are what Mother Nature intended for us in terms of additional nutrition. They are low cost, easy to grow and can give you ample dietary nutrition on a daily basis.
Going meatless or without any kind of animal protein won’t cause your health to suffer. All that is required by the body is a source of protein to keep it energized and functioning properly and with the five super plant foods above, this can easily be achieved.
Ready Nutrition herbal tinctures help those who are turning back to nature to aid their body and mood. Corydalis root is one of those herbal remedies and has been shown to be useful in the gentle relief of pain.
Knowing about these substances will help you to make your dietary and exercise plans and goals more viable.
Drinking tea has many health benefits, and for many, is quickly becoming the first line of defense when a health boost is needed. Consider these health benefits at teatime!
If you are feeling the flu coming on, these are the holistic remedies you need to prep to give you a head start in beating it.
What is happiness? And how can you add more to your life? Here’s what research has to say.
We all could use some relaxation and calm in our ever-stressful lives. Several herbs promote deep relaxation, but none quite like an herbal tincture with “nature’s Valium,” valerian root.
If you have not been as diligent as staying in shape through the Winter, well, now is the time to get back into the groove. Transform into your better self with our focus on WMS (workout, meditate and study).
Yarrow isn’t as well-known as other medicinal herbs such as echinacea or peppermint, but it’s nonetheless a useful tool for a more natural approach to health and wellness. Yarrow’s uses range from aiding in clearing blood clots to menstrual issues. It can also be used cosmetically!