Health


Vegan Supplements: Which Ones Do You Really Need?

There are several vegan supplements available in the market that vegans should incorporate into their diet routine. One of the most common concerns associated with vegan diets is whether or not they provide your body with all the minerals and vitamins that they really need. Incorporation of these vegan supplements into your diet routine will ensure that your body gets all the required nutrients. Here in this article, we will discuss some of the best and most effective vegan supplements that you really need.


A single session of exercise or yoga and meditation has positive consequences for those hospitalized for depression

Research published in Mental Health and Physical Activity finds that just one session of exercise or mind-body exercises can reduce anxiety, increase well-being and decrease bio-markers associated with inflammation and neurogenesis for depressed inpatients. These findings indicate that aerobic exercise and mind-body practices like yoga and mindfulness may be practical interventions for those experiencing severe depression.Depression is found in all corners of the world, and it is estimated that around 16% of all people will have an experience with depression at some point in their life.


Start the New Year on the right foot

January's "New Year's resolution" season brings with it new beginnings and new possibilities. A chance to evaluate your situation and develop a plan to improve, whether it's in your personal or work life and more often than not, the challenge of balancing the two.It's also the perfect time for organisations to reassess their business visions, values and goals for the year ahead. A time to consider how to create a company culture that makes your people want to stick around.


Woolston gym begins fundraiser to install lifesaving defibrillator kit

CrossFit Warrington has started a fundraiser for a community defibrillator (Image: CrossFit Warrington) A GYM in Woolston has started a fundraiser to install a new defibrillator for the community. CrossFit Warrington, on Greys Court, Kingsland Grange, has started the drive in order to install new equipment that could prove to be lifesaving. A defibrillator is a piece of medical equipment that can be used in the event of a cardiac arrest, as it helps to keep a patient's heart beating. The gym's owners say a defibrillator can mean the difference between life and death (Image: CrossFit Warrington) One of the owners of the gym, Sarah Lunn, explained the importance of the equipment, telling the Warrington Guardian: "A defibrillator is an advanced medical tool that delivers a high energy, electric shock to the heart through the chest wall.


Karnataka HC orders Isha Yoga Centre to maintain status quo on construction activity

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed Isha Yoga Centre to maintain the status quo on construction activity being carried out near Nandi Hills in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district. Hearing a public interest litigation filed by Kyathappa S and others, a division bench of Chief Justice Prasanna B Varale and Justice Ashok S Kinagi permitted the petitioners to amend their petition within a week to allow them to raise a challenge to the notification issued by the government granting land to the Isha Yoga Centre and adjourned the matter for three weeks.


Cross-fit Fundraiser Grit & Grace

The co-founders of Let Grace in Gabby and Ka'eo Gouveia, who's non-profit organization looks to restore hope for families dealing with the death of a child is taking it a step further. 'We have always done a community service activity on Grayson's death anniversary to celebrate the great love he had for others. Pa'ana Alapai, owner of Crossfit Waipio, wanted to help support our mission. Grit & Grace was born in January 2020 and has included gyms from Oahu, the neighbor islands and San Diego.' Grit & Grace is a crossfit fundraiser for the Community.


Kegel Exercises: What Are They, How To Do, & Benefits

Want to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles? Incorporate kegel exercises into your workout routine. In this article, we will discuss some important points about kegels: what are they, how to perform them, and the benefits they offer. Kegel exercises, also called pelvic floor exercises, are easy clench and release moves you can do any time to make the pelvic floor muscles stronger and well-functioning. The pelvis is the muscle between the hips, while the pelvic floor muscles is the set of muscles that stops the flow of urine midstream.


What Is Exercise Snacking? Top 5 Reasons You Should Try It

Exercise snacking refers to short workout sessions aimed at keeping you active without going to the gym. This term was introduced by scientists at the University of British Columbia in their research paper. The scientists studied the impact of short bursts of aerobic exercise in a single training session and the impact of short bursts of exercise throughout the day and performed this study on two groups of individuals to understand and compare the differences between the two plans. This article discusses the benefits of exercise snacking and the reasons to implement it in your routine if you have a busy schedule.


CVS, walgreens say they will offer abortion pills in some states

Two major pharmacy chains, CVS and Walgreens, plan to offer abortion pills in states that do not have restrictions that would prevent dispensing the medications. This likely won't increase access in states that have made abortion illegal since a June decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. The move by the pharmacy chains comes in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule change this week allowing pharmacies to become certified to dispense mifepristone directly to someone with a prescription, CNN reported.


Muscle dysmorphia common in male adolescents and young adults

With the current emphasis on leanness and muscularity as today's body ideal, many young boys and men are engaging in risky behaviors and activities-from muscle-building exercises to anabolic-androgenic steroid use-to fit in these current norms. This may lead to a pathological pursuit of muscularity, otherwise known as muscle dysmorphia. Prior research on muscle dysmorphia has been conducted among specific groups, such as bodybuilders, while less research has been conducted across diverse, community-based populations.