Most gyms are well kept and contain fancy cardio machines and various weight training machines. There are free weights, stability balls, and other equipment at your disposal. Yet with all of these amenities, some people fail at good gym etiquette.
The equipment in the gym is to be shared by hundreds of people on a daily basis. When you have hundreds of people sharing the same equipment, you are bound to run into someone else’s sweat along the way. No one likes to hop onto an exercise machine only to find it drenched with sweat! I have experienced this all too often. The number one rule of most gyms is to have a towel. Remember to be considerate of the next person to use the piece of equipment you are using. Wipe down any areas that you know you have left sweat on. Read more »
Use Condoms-At least 55 million Americans have a sexually transmitted infection- that’s 1 in 4 adults. Read more »
1. Sun Protection
More than anything else, sun protection will help to prevent the aging of your skin, The sun is largely responsible for wrinkling, blotchy pig entation (Lentigines, also called “liver spots”), thinning of the skin, broken blood vessels (telangectasias), dryness, texture changes, uneven color and some sun related skin diseases that make the skin look older. Daily use of sunscreen products with at least an SPF of 15 along with protective clothing such as full-brimmed hats, long sleeved blouses and shirts, and slacks instead of shorts will greatly reduce the aging of the skin and the possibility of skin cancer. Sunglasses will also protect the eyelids from aging and will help reduce crows feet by reducing the squinting which comes from sun exposure without eye protection. Read more »
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For those that are suffering from manic depression symptoms, there is little good that they see or feel. Manic depression is much different from that of clinical depression. Manic is also and more commonly known, as bipolar disorder, a life threatening condition. If you feel that you have any of these manic depression symptoms, or you know someone that does, it is imperative that you seek out medical attention as soon as possible for them. Read more »
When traveling on out-of-town business, its common to have the hotel front desk give you a wake-up call in the morning. You want to avoid the embarrassment and repercussions of being late for your business appointments.
Here is an important wake-up call for your life and the lives of the people you most care about.
If you want to avoid the life damaging effects of diabetes, take 3 minutes to read the remainder of this article right now. Read more »
Collagen is one of the main constituents of our skin. Located in the dermis, it is responsible for the resistance and integrity of the tissue. Collagen is a protein that serves as a key structural component of tissue, such as skin, bones, ligaments, etc. The dermis, the inner layer of the skin, contains large amounts of collagen, elastin and fibers which are responsilbe for your skin’s strength, texture and elasticity. Also, as we age, collagen becomes hard and cross-links with neighboring fibers making it difficult for the skin to hold moisture or maintain elasticity. It collapses on itself below the surface of the skin thus seen on the surface of the skin as wrinkles. Read more »
You know the formula for losing weight, right? Burn more than you take in. So say you’re like me, and you eat an average of 2000 calories a day. Yep, I love my food. But I also have to eat that much just to maintain my weight. Read more »