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Exercises

Post-Workout Cooldown Stretches

When you plan your workouts, you probably focus on the warmup, duration, and intensity. Cooling down and stretching after exercising often get overlooked. If this sounds familiar, it might be time to rethink your routine. When it comes to physical wellness, recovery is far too important to ignore. Just 10 minutes of post-workout stretching will: …

Wellness

What Are Flower Essences?

What is flower essence? Flower therapy, or essence therapy, is a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). It’s based on the idea that flowers have a healing vibrational energy. The practice uses flower essences, which are liquids infused with a flower’s energy. They’re also called flower remedies. Modern flower essences were created by Edward …

Healthy

The Future of How You Eat

If there’s one thing the last several decades of nutrition research have proven, it’s that there’s no one-size-fits-all diet. While many factors are at play, one reason certain eating plans work for one person but not another may have to do with our genetics. Nutrigenomics is a fascinating, up-and-coming field that uses genetic testing to …

Beauty

Do DIY Pore Strips Actually Work?

Pore strips have made a mainstream comeback for getting rid of blackheads. Mainly designed for the nose, these sticky pore strips work by adhering to blackheads. In theory, the blackheads are removed when you pull the strips off your face. However, the strips may not remove acne entirely because they can’t deep-clean your pores. While there isn’t anything …

Exercises

Using Balance Boards to Enhance Exercise

Balance board workouts are a training method involving a series of standing and weight-bearing exercises completed on an unstable surface. They aim to train the muscles around the ankle and improve balance. Common in rehabilitation settings and conditioning programs for athletes, balance boards can also target upper body stability and core strength. This article breaks …