If you’re not into pumping iron you can sneak some arm-strengthening moves into your daily routine the old-fashioned way: bake bread, scrub the floor, chop wood, and more. Read on to discover gym-less routes to build muscles and banish stress.
A jam-packed schedule is no excuse not to exercise. Instead of stressing about finding time for organized sports or the gym, get your workout through some wholesome family fun. Here are some ideas to get you all going.
Get silky smooth stems worthy of a Gillette commercial with the right food arsenal. Research shows that loading up on dietary fibre, flavonoids, and vitamin C can help reduce unsightly varicose veins.
Are you confused about stretching? You aren’t alone. Should you stretch? How should you stretch? And when’s the best time? There’s a lot of conflicting information out there. So, here’s what you need to know about stretching—and how to do it safely.
After your workout, stretch all the muscles you’ve used. If you run, for example, be sure to stretch out the calves, hamstrings and quadriceps. The following is a list of major muscle groups you should be targeting at the end of any workout.
If you’re feeling tight in the shoulders as you look over that report in your office, your muscles could use a stretch! Here are some easy examples of ones you can do sitting right at your desk.
Good feelings can act as a biological shield—helping you to live a longer life. Here’s how to rid yourself of negative emotions and enjoy life more fully.
It can take its toll on any couple and is one of the most common problems in the bedroom. Snoring. Not exactly the kind of heavy breathing and loud noises you want coming from under the sheets.
It’s summertime, and the bees are buzzing. If you get stung, here’s what the experts suggest to minimize pain and swelling.
For children living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), new evidence suggests that it may be time to consider trading in the Ritalin for some fish.
If the health benefits and the rosy glow exercise gives you aren’t enough to get you going, maybe the financial benefits of fitness will do the trick.
Knowing what’s going on behind the scenes can result in a much briefer and safer hospital stay. Check out these surprising secrets to help you make the best of the situation.
Get rid of those cold feet: a smooth ceremony just needs to be well thought-out. Check out these tips to keep your wedding worry-free.
Boundaries and structure provide a sense of security and safety for all of us. As a parent, it can be difficult to define those boundaries for your teens. Here, from Dr. Karyn’s Guide to the Teen Years, is a list of areas you may want to consider-and questions to ask yourself-as you set boundaries in your home.
Is your teenager toeing the line, or out of control? Are you wondering how to set boundaries? Here’s help from some parenting experts, including Dr. Karyn Gordon, on how to establish boundaries and keep the peace on the home front.
Multiple Sclerosis is a nerve disorder that affects some 50,000 Canadians, ranging in severity from mild, recurring tingling symptoms to paralysis. May is MS awareness month, so here’s an update on the condition and what you can do to delay its progress.
Who doesn’t love a night off from cooking? There’s no need to feel wary of restaurants just because you have diabetes. Instead of letting your inhibitions go and giving in to your cravings, prepare yourself by using these easy and helpful suggestions.
There’s a whole new arsenal of supplements that natural medicine experts “prescribe” for themselves and their patients-because they’re backed by compelling research that proves they really work. Your doctor isn’t likely to tell you about them, so you’ll just have to discover them for yourself. Here are the top ten natural remedies that live up to their promise.
This chronic condition is often shrouded in mystery. Diabetes can come on early in life, or in adulthood, and has no simple cause, and no cure. But, being diagnosed doesn’t mean you have to put your life on hold. Here’s a crash course on the condition.
If it seems like someone turned down the volume a couple of decibels, don’t panic. Just try one of these little-known tricks to stave off hearing problems.