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Mind-body fitness alternatives and demystified

Mind-body fitness alternatives and demystified

Health
Hey fitness fanatics: Do you watch TV while running on the treadmill? Do you make small talk while lifting weights? Do you blast house music and hip-hop while spinning? The fitness community in the typical American gym is fun, diverse, and active, but the whole "mind-body" exercise phenomenon that is creeping onto the scene is bewildering to some. What's the difference between a yoga class and an aerobics class? How will Pilates give me a better strength-training workout than weightlifting? What on earth is Tai Chi all about? Perhaps you've let your mind drift off to somewhere else while working out and oops, there goes a ligament. Maybe, more than a few times, you've told yourself to "feel the burn" or "tough it out." Perchance there is an ideal "you" floating around in your head t...
Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Health, Lifestyle
Magnets have been touted for their ability to relieve pain, especially joint achiness and arthritis symptoms. But those considering magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief should take note that the benefits of a magnetic necklace, therapy bracelets, and other jewelry is still being contested – and that the research is still on the fence. Magnetic Therapy for Pain A data reveals more than $5 billion of therapy magnets are sold each year worldwide – an amazing amount for a practice that still turns up conflicting results in clinical studies. But despite the lack of evidence, magnets have been used since ancient Greece as a method of treating pain and are often said to help with everything from cancer to depression. One theory behind magnetic or chakra therapy is the idea that
Some Exercises For Relieving Low Back Pain

Some Exercises For Relieving Low Back Pain

General, Health
Chronic low back pain is often responsible for hampering normal exercise routines. For chronic sufferers, doctors now recommend special exercises that strengthen the back, thereby subsequently minimizing low back pain. General Information Before Beginning Low Back Pain Exercises The following is some important information to keep in mind before beginning these particular exercises: -Be sure to wear loose comfortable clothing for any exercise regimen. -Have a thin mat or heavy blanket available for covering the hard surface you will be exercising on; having a small pillow under the neck is optional. -Consult with a doctor prior to performing these low back exercises and make sure to follow them in the order the doctor suggests. -Perform each exercise movement slowly and care...
How To Overcome Neck Pain

How To Overcome Neck Pain

Health
Neck pain is way very common these days and particularly for those people who work longer hours on computer or laptop. A study reveals about 10 to 21 percent of the population experience mild to severe neck pain each year and most of them are office workers. Among the neck-pain victims about 33 to 65 percent recover within one year and most of the rest experience chronic condition in near future. This mean they experience coming and going of the neck pain indefinitely. Beware. Below are some tips how to overcome such neck pain: Sleep This is very important. Always use a cervical pillow while sleeping as it will fully support the neck during the sleep period. The head too will be aligned with spine. It is usually suggested to sleep on your back. Office Always position the mo...