What if there was an exercise you could do without any equipment, with a minimal amount of space, and provides a ton of physical benefit in a very short amount of time? No, this isn’t Jane Fonda on VHS; it’s push-ups! No leg warmers or leotards required!
Since the word “fat” is often associated with being overweight, there’s a common misconception that all fats are bad. In reality, that’s far from the case; in fact, some fats are necessary and some can even be amazingly good for you. One source of these wonderful, “good fats” is coconut oil.
First thing’s first: do you know what essential oils are? Often abbreviated as “EO’s,” essential oils come from plants, trees, flowers, and shrubs. They are the essence of the plant and contain the plant’s hormones, neurotransmitters, and growth factors - some pretty powerful stuff!
What is collagen? It’s the most abundant protein in your body, and since it helps to keep the body held together and resilient, it’s especially effective in compensating for problems related to our bones and skin. Human beings make collagen naturally - but as people get older, they become less capable of absorbing nutrients or synthesizing them. This is why collagen supplements have become so popular: they can compensate for deficiencies as we age.
In our world of emerging trends like cryo-therapy and hot yoga, it’s becoming more common for people to subject their bodies to temperatures that might be higher or lower than they are used to for wellness purposes. However, can temperature extremes really be healthy? Is it actually safe to expose the body to more heat or more cold than it’s used to? In a word: yes - but in moderation.
Feeling tired? Juggling work, family, school, a social life, or any other number of obligations means that your sleeping schedule can suffer. While it’s important to prioritize sleep for your health, there are times when feeling sluggish is unavoidable. To help combat that fatigue and give you a quick boost of energy to power you through your day, we suggest trying one (or several) of these sensory pick-me-ups.
One trend that we’re excited to see in 2019: New Year’s resolutions that aren’t correlated with the number on the scale or the total calories consumed in a week. The focus has shifted to wellness, self-care, and preventative measures to promote good health and prosperity in 2019, and we’re here for it! To help aid in your goals for this year, we’ve brought together some of our favorite tools and products that will keep you on track on your journey with wellness. Whether you’re looking to reduce stress, get more sleep, or kick bad habits to the curb, we’re confident these will be a great resource for a healthier and happier you in 2019!