Mother of two. Personal trainer. Fitness is about determination, not age.
Signs You're Stressed (And Don't Even Realize It)
No one likes to be stressed out—but it’s not just unpleasant. As science has started to show, stress is actually very dangerous for your health. Temporary levels of stress cause heightened levels of cortisol, a hormone that promotes belly fat and inflammation throughout your body. Prolonged levels of stress are linked to heart attack, stroke, obesity, sleep disturbances, and mood swings.
Use a Kasa Cam to Check Your Baby and Never Disturb Another Nap
It's hard to strike a balance—being properly attentive when you're dead exhausted and also not disturbing your new family member unnecessarily. I'm a first-time mother, so the desire to check on my little Sophia is incessant.
The 10 Best Basketball Shoes for Guards
The best guards know that their pair of basketball shoes is more than just another piece of equipment. They need a secure fit and impact protection that will help them as they move the ball up and down the court. All basketball players need quality shoes with ankle support so they can cut and move to be more of a threat on the court.
College Majors That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago
Within the past decade, humanity has experienced a spike in technological advances, theory, and an entirely different way of life. This is due partly to society’s curiosity and eagerness to create something bigger than itself, and in credit to the tech boom that has surfaced in places like San Francisco and Silicon Valley. We are affected by this in many ways. New smart phones are released biannually, faster technology has risen, and robotics are replacing people in the workforce.
Best Women's Goalkeeper Gloves
As much as we'd all like to admit that there are no gender gaps in our modern world, even the popular sport of soccer depicts that there still are. Just consider the wage gap between US Men's soccer players and the female team (which has won for championships) for instance.
Countries That Have Won the Most World Cups
Every four years, the world comes together to watch a sport known to most around the world as football, but known in the United States as soccer, to continue the tradition that has been kept alive for 88 years. Since the FIFA World Cup was formed in 1930, there have been 21 world soccer tournaments held, meaning 21 teams have been crowned after getting that final victory. Unless you are a serious die-hard fan of the FIFA World Cup final, many fans of the sport wonder which countries have won the most world cups.
Best Cleats Under $50
Coming across heavy duty cleats under $50 can be hard. After all, most people are going to want cleats that don't just get them through the soccer or football season, but instead provide longevity for many years to come. Yet, when sports come into play, there's no telling how long cleats will last.
Pros & Cons of Cupping Therapy & Why You Should Try It
Cupping looks strange, even painful. Because of this, it's something of a controversial alternative practice, despite the fact that it isn't dangerous. Cupping is a form of traditional Chinese medicine used to relieve pain and a variety of other maladies, and the patient shouldn't feel any pain. Should you decide to experiment with cupping, you needn't worry that the suction will cause you any distress.
Sex Positions for Very Flexible People
With yoga having become so mainstream, more people are increasing their flexibility. The great part is that it’s not only healthy, but it can rev up your sex life. If you’re someone who is flexible and is lucky enough to have a partner who is flexible too, then you have to check out these sex positions for very flexible people. If you manage to pull them off, you'll probably be checking off some of the weirdest sex positions everyone should try at least once, too.
10 Ways Walking Everyday Can Improve Your Health
When’s the last time you went for a walk? For the record, walking to your car or to the fridge doesn’t count. What we mean is, when’s the last time you walked as a form of real exercise? If you can’t recall when—and you honestly don’t see yourself doing it any time soon—we hope you’ll read this article all the way through. It could literally save your life.