The American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal has introduced this super-easy routine featuring 12 exercises based on the latest fitness research that they say will offer you a complete workout in 7 minutes. And you can do it basically anywhere with almost no equipment.
Long eyelashes are the best way to add a little flirt to your peepers. But if your lashes have been lacking lately, chances are that you've been stressing them too much with mascara and curling wands. All this tugging and product application might even make them fall out!
Ever had one of those spontaneous muscle cramps that seem to come out of nowhere? Turns out that these leg cramps are really nothing to worry about and mostly have to do with dehydration:
Dehydration, whether due to insufficient fluid intake or sustained and heavy exercise, is a prime and sometimes overlooked culprit, says Dr. Morrissey. Lack of fluids causes a loss of electrolytes—sodium, potassium and calcium, to name a few—and "if your electrolytes are out of whack, you can have spasms."
Just because it has the word "healthy" on the label doesn't necessarily mean that it's good for you. The thing about health foods is that you don't know if they've just been repackaged to convince you that it's a better option.
We've shown you how to remove yellowish stains from nail polish that's been left on too long, but do you know what to do should that tiny bottle accidentally tip over?
While you could attempt to rub it out with nail polish remover, the contents could mean having to risk damaging the surface that's been stained. Below are a couple of tips on how to get those stubborn stains out:
Thanks to science, we no longer have to starve ourselves or swallow tapeworms just to lose weight. But there are some old diet rules which still persist, like the ones listed below. Here's a reason why you should break each of them right now:
You've probably read somewhere that eating too much meat and eggs is bad for your heart because of its high cholesterol content. But a new study states that it might have more to do with how these foods react with the bacteria found in your gut.
Drinking alcohol influences our personality in a bunch of different ways. Some people feel elated, while others turn abusive or impulsive. But we've all been the emotional drunk at some point in our lives.
Summer's here, which means it's time to bring out those skimpy swimsuits. But if your worried about your bum looking a bit bumpy, then check out these nifty tips from Daily Glow that will have your behind looking nice and supple:
Ever tried to comb out tangled hair only to end up ripping out a sizable chunk from your head. Fortunately there's an easy solution you can make at home using water, lemons and vodka.
First, peel and chop the lemons into chunks before. Place these in 2 cups of boiling water and simmer until about half the liquid is gone. Next, strain out the lemons and place the mixture in a spray bottle and add vodka or rubbing alcohol. This will help keep the mixture fresh for about 2-3 weeks.
Say goodbye to expensive shampoo, and say hello to healthier, shinier hair with the "No 'Poo" method. Instead of using regular shampoo, this method requires baking soda and vinegar.
Most fans of this method swear that it keeps your locks healthy since it doesn't contain harmful ingredients like
sodium lauryl sulfate and fragrance found in conventional shampoo. Here's how you do it:
Research has shown that drinking alcohol can boost the risk of breast cancer by 15% compared to those who abstained. But a new study says that breast cancer patients who drink up to two glasses a week may actually enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
New research has found that a product resulting from a metabolized omega-3 fatty acid may be able to help combat cancer by cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients that fuel tumor growth.
The findings have to do with epoxy docosapentaenoic acid (EDP), an endogenous compound produced by the human body from the omega-3 fatty acid named docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which is found in fish oil and breast milk.
If staying active and healthy were easy, everyone would do
it. But the reality is that most of us need to commit to staying fit. Below are a couple of things to help motivate you into sticking to your fitness goals:
Need a way to make your bottle of shampoo last a little longer while still improving your hair's health? Then you'll want to follow this tip by One Good Thing By Jillee, which recommends mixing in a half cup of water and half a packet of unflavored gelatin for every eight ounces of shampoo left in the bottle.