Friday, May 22, 2015

Is Chamomile Tea the Secret to a Long Life?

Chamomile tea cuts the risk of early death from all causes - but only for women.
Chamomile tea may help women live longer, according to new research.

Drinking the herbal brew was linked with a 29 per cent lower risk of early death from all causes.

But it's bad news for men, as positive effects were not replicated.

Researchers say it's not clear why the tea prolongs women's lives, or why it only works for one gender. Read more

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

How to Box Jump Like J.J. Watt

 Jumping ability can be improved much more than most people realize. Find out how.
This past week, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt stood in front of a 61-inch pile of soft boxes, and from a standing position, exploded up to land on top of them. To put into perspective what an insane feat that was, imagine looking at yourself in a full length mirror. See your chin? Hitting a 61-inch box jump would be jumping that high from where you stand (approximately, of course). Read more

Monday, May 18, 2015

4 Reasons to Drink Hot Water with Lemon Every Morning

Lizzie Fuhr reveals four reasons to drink hot water with lemon every morning.
Trying to cut coffee out of your morning? A cup of hot water with fresh lemon juice is an ideal alternative that many nutritionists drink every day — and it's not just because of its tangy flavor! Here are four compelling reasons to make this quick concoction part of your morning ritual. Read more

Friday, May 15, 2015

How to Prevent Cataracts Naturally

Cloudy vision caused by cataracts is extremely common in older people, but there are natural ways to slow down or prevent the development of cataracts.
Are you having trouble driving – especially at night, reading or seeing the expression on your friend’s face? One common eye condition is cataract, a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. It’s as though you’re trying to see through a fogged-up window.

For most people, cataracts develop slowly and don’t disrupt your vision early on. But with time, and age, this will interfere with your daily life and you’ll need eyeglasses. You may need surgery down the road, generally a safe and effective procedure. But still…the question is how to slow down cataracts? Are there natural remedies for cataracts in eyes? Is there a natural way to cure cataract even? Read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Mouth and Tongue Exercise That Could Help You Stop Snoring

This mouth and tongue exercise could help you stop snoring, says Amy Capetta.
Good news, snorers — or rather, bedtime partners of snorers.

A small new study published in the journal CHEST shows that certain mouth and tongue exercises are effective at reducing those notorious nighttime noises. Read more

Monday, May 11, 2015

16 Push Up Bar Exercises

These push up bar exercises will increase your chest, shoulders, and triceps size - no weights necessary.

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Only 3 Moves You Need for a Stronger Core

Personal trainer David Reavy reveals the only three moves you need for a stronger core.
I always tell my pro athlete clients that the easiest way to boost their performance is to focus on the core. Strengthen the dozens of muscles there, and nearly anything you do — whether it's sprinting, hitting a ball, lifting weights — will be done with more power and fluidity. This series of exercises are aimed at the abs, lower back, and obliques. Perform them at least four times a week. Within a month, most of my clients notice a big difference. Read more