Trouble Sleeping? Try the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique

Trouble Sleeping? Try the 4-7-8 Breathing Techniqu …

You know you shouldn't be working on the computer all night and expect that you'll go right to sleep, right? Even so, it has to be done so what's an over active-minded insomniac to do in order to get those valuable Zs before the morning alarm bell? A proven sure-fire method is to use breathing techniques to relax the body and mind. There are plenty of methods but an easy one to use is known as the 4-7-8 technique. Find a comfortable place to...

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Campfires are Good for Our Health? Break Out the Marshmallows!

Campfires are Good for Our Health? Break Out the M …

I won’t deny that at the first sign of a cold snap, I pick up the holy trinity of campfire goodness: chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers. Naturally, it’s all “for the kids,” but it would be rude not to partake when we are all sitting around the toasty fire, right? If you find yourself making excuses for the melty, crunchy goodness that is a fireside s’more, fret no more. As it turns out, sitting by the fire has been proven to reduce...

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Buying Exercise Equipment: Get The Best for Less

Buying Exercise Equipment: Get The Best for Less

Unless you are already an equipment expert, this article will help you choose wisely so that you can get the best for less. After making the commitment to begin a diet and fitness program, the first step many people take is to purchase of some sort of exercise equipment. If you do this, it will also be your first big obstacle, simply because the overwhelming selection makes it extremely difficult to know where to begin. Be careful! This is...

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Which Martial Art is Right for You

Which Martial Art is Right for You

Wang Chun. Muay Thai. Jiu-Jitsu. It sounds like I’m ordering a feast from the local MSG-laden Asian fusion restaurant down the street. With all the unfamiliar sounds and words, is it any wonder Aikido sounds like something served over rice?  Where do you even begin to understand the difference between the various martial arts? How do you choose what’s best for you? Not all of us can be an 8th degree Black Belt Grand Master and the creator...

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