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The Hidden Health Costs of Stress and How to Beat Them

At one point or another, we have all experienced stress. If you have never experienced stress then you must be a zen genius, as for most of us the inevitable feeling of stress occurs quite frequently. Stress can come from nowhere and completely ruin your mood and your day.

In extreme cases of stress, you can be left feeling unwell and even delirious. Nobody knows why your body reacts as it does to stressful situations, but there are a number of health costs that come with experiencing regular stress that is not good for the body. Here are the hidden health costs of stress and some advice on how to beat them.

 

Sexuality

Something that you may not know is that constantly experiencing stress can actually get in the way of your sex life. People who constantly feel stressed will notice that their libido will start to decrease, this means that you will feel less inclined to engage in sexual activities, which arguably will make you feel far more stressed.

If you are someone that has a partner, then this could continue to cause a strain on your relationship, which will only continue to make you feel stressed.

 

How do you combat a lowered libido?

If you start to notice that your libido has become lower, then there are a number of ways that you can combat it. First of all, remove yourself from any stressful situations that you may be exposed to and see if there is any improvement.  If there isn’t any improvement, then you can contact your doctor and they will provide you with a number of helpful solutions.

 

Sleeplessness

If you are experiencing stress, one of the first things that will be affected is your ability to sleep. During stressful times, the events that are stressing us out constantly play on our minds. It can be impossible to get a good night’s sleep when you have scenarios whirling around your head and it is not easy to just stop thinking.

Along with the uncomfortableness that comes with a lack of sleep, being exhausted can affect you in a number of different ways. You can get headaches, feel unwell, which once again can only increase any feelings of stress that you may be experiencing.

 

How to combat sleeplessness?

If you have experienced sleeplessness before, then you probably have your own methods for dealing with it. However, if you are feeling extremely stressed then your usual sleeping techniques probably won’t work. We recommend a number of things, from deep breaths to a long hot bath before bed. Once again these techniques may not work for everyone. If this is the case, then we recommend trying a CBD or THC treatment.  If you want help to sleep but you don’t want to get ‘high’, we recommend that you use the delta 8 thc flower as this has a lot of calming effects but is not hallucinogenic.  This will help you fall into a comfortable sleep without worrying about any anxiety and stress.

 

Mood swings

If you have ever been in a situation where you have experienced intense stress, then you will be more than aware of just how easy it is to become irritable. Something that may seem small on a regular day may seem a lot worse when you are under stress, which means that you may react to it in an unreasonable way, which once again will only make situations much worse.

You may also notice that when you are stressed you feel helpless much more intensely. This means if you struggle from feelings of sadness, then you will feel it more intensely than you usually do.

 

How to Combat Mood Swings

The best way that you can combat mood swings is by talking to a professional about it. If this is how your mind reacts after you have been under some stress, then it is a sign that you may have some underlying mental health problems. It will be impossible to escape stress, so if you are unable to manage it emotionally now, you will not be able to in the future so you should seek professional help.

The Top Ten Diet Supplements You Should be Using

Losing weight is a very personal journey and you will see a lot of difference in terms of what methods of burning fat work for you and what works for others. It should go without saying that the best way to start cleaning up and seeing physical changes with your body shape would be to diet and do plenty of exercises, however, it is not always enough to make you progress at the rate you would like.  

 

If you are looking for a way that you can lose weight then I would highly recommend that you research into the natural and effective supplements that can be used, there are a number of different products available to suit your needs and lifestyle so that you can find a safe and effective weight loss supplements that can work around your busy lifestyle. There is a huge misconception around supplements with many sharing the opinion that they are not safe or effective when it comes to helping you lose weight, however this really isn’t the case and the stigma is preventing so many people from achieving their desired body. 

 

Fat Burn Extreme

The fat burn extreme range of products by Evolution Slimming is one of the most effective fats burning products currently on the market, these products come in a sixty-day treatment supply that can be easily taken with the small capsule method of taking the supplement. If you are someone who follows a strict diet plan as well as a form of regular exercise this product would be one of the best for you, rather than being a meal replacement this product encourages you to eat a blanched and healthy diet alongside their products to see the best results. With supplements, many people prefer to not use a meal replacement due to how unhealthy it seems to skip a whole meal and replace it with something as fulfilling as a milkshake. If you are looking for these supplements they have their own online store where they retail from with a current offer of fast and free delivery with every purchase you make.  

 

Slim-Fast

Slim-Fast is a very long-lasting braid within the industry and over the years they have gained a huge reputation for being an effective form of losing weight, like many of the other products on this list Slim-Fast has a range of products including meal replacement milkshakes which have proven to be on of their most popular. Their shakes come in strawberry, banana, chocolate, and vanilla flavors so there should be something to suit everyone’s preference. Depending on your current fitness and meal plan Slim Fast fits perfectly into your plans and can be taken once a day in replacement of one of your daily meals. Many people choose to replace their breakfast with this product as it is at a time when the convenience of drinking a quick milkshake is most needed. 

 

Fat Metaboliser

Using meal replacement supplements is not for everyone, sometimes all you need is a little boost to help your body burn fat at a  much more rapid rate so there are some milder and less intrusive products that you can try first. Fat metabolizer is a supplement designed to help boost your metabolism and reduce the amount of fat that is taken on by your body, this would be the [perfect product for someone who already has a relatively healthy meal and exercise plan in place as you are basically already doing a significant portion of the hard work yourself. Supplements should not be used as a miracle treatment for losing fat and instead you should think of these kinds of products as a slight boost towards the effort you are already putting in, it should be made clear to you if you are a beginner that you cannot achieve your dream body without putting in the hard work yourself.  

 

Orlos

Orlos is a great little product that is pretty new to the market, like others on this list this product comes in a small and easy-to-take capsule designed for convenience. This should be taken twice daily a few hours before you plan to have your daily meals and the supplement itself works by reducing the amount of fat that is absorbed by the body during the digestion process. This is not a meal replacement product so if these are not for you you may find that you enjoy the way in which Orlos works a lot better. With their affordable price point and discreet delivery why not give this product a try and see how quickly you lose weight when taken alongside a healthy and balanced diet plan and regular amounts of exercise throughout the week.  

 

Saxenda

Products like Saxenda are usually a little bit daunting for the everyday person, with their intense results and injection method of taking this supplement I think it is safe to say that many people who are not as knowledgeable of the industry wouldn’t try Saxenda due to the fact that it needs to be injected Once you have gotten over the delivery method of this product you will find that the results found by users of this product are truly breathtaking in terms of losing weight in short periods of time. Like many on this list, it is important that you maintain a low-calorie diet plan and physical activity throughout the week to ensure you are safe and to ensure the best results are found.  

Lean Bean

Lean Bean is a product designed towards helping women lose weight through its range of easy-to-use capsules that should be taken on a daily basis. Losing weight has a range of benefits both for improving the outer appearance and increasing stamina but also for things like preventing developing any conditions in the future. If you are unsure about this product then why not give the public leanbean reviews a read so that you can get some insight from people who have been through the treatment before as well as seeing the results that can be achieved when you upkeep a healthy lifestyle when using lean bean weight loss supplements. 

 

Herbalife

Herbalife is not only a great health and fitness brand that has helped millions of people lose weight and maintain their health but it is also responsible for providing thousands of people with well-paying jobs that they can be passionate about. For a customer, Herbalife offers a wide range of easy-to-use meal replacement products such as milkshakes and slimming teas that can be taken on a daily basis for the next results. Herbalife is targeted at those who have a busy lifestyle and thanks to the convenience of their products so many people all over the world have been seeing amazing results that have been achieved in a simple and safe way. If you are interested in working for this company then this is also an option as the brand is always on the lookout for new recruits meaning that you can help people achieve their dream bodies whilst losing weight and benefitting your own health.  

 

 

Oxyshred  

Oxyshred is a weight loss supplement designed to be added to your drunks whilst you are working out, as well as helping to burn fat this product also has benefits for building muscle and increasing the amount of protein in your diet. The great thing about Oxyshred is that they really take the time to make sure their products are perfect with a wide range of interesting flavors to suit your taste preferences and make sure you enjoy the beverage as well as helping to get you into shape. This natural supplement is great for those of you that are concerned about the chemical additives that are found in many mainstream products of this nature.  

 

 

Yumi Lean and Detox

Another milder weight loss product on this list that would be perfect for somebody who just needs a slight boost to help lose weight would be the Yumi lean and detox range of products. They come in a cute and tasty gummy form that can be taken throughout the day to help you boost your weight loss rate as well as helping to detox the whole body of any harmful chemicals you may have ingested during your cheat days. 

 

Exante Slender Sip

The final product on this list that would be perfect for those of you looking to quickly lose weight and burn fat would be the Exante slender slip, this product is designed to be taken daily as a drink and can give you very speedy results in terms of toning up your body and reducing fat levels. The easy-to-use format of being add3d to your daily drinks makes it perfect for somebody who is always on the go but it is important to remember that if you are going to use this supplement you will need to make sure you change your diet plans and exercise routines accordingly.  

Workout

Hi, exercise physiologist and rehabilitative trainer. I created my unique workout and effective cellulite removal program while working within the International Modeling Industry. I worked as a personal trainer, new face developer, booker and scout for several agencies including Ford, Metropolitan, and Page Parkes. After working in an industry that demands body perfection, I know how to get the female body in shape no matter what age or fitness level while reducing and/or eliminating cellulite. My Total System is the most effective on the market today! See results within 7 days!

LOSE AN INCH OFF THE WAIST OR HIPS IN ONE WEEK!

I could care less what the scale says. Let’s face it ladies, inches count, pounds don’t. Models are measured, not weighed because no matter what the scale says, if the hips are too big for an outfit, they don’t get the job. I have always guaranteed an inch off the waist or hips in one week. Most women lose at least one dress size if not two in 30 days. Since retiring from the modeling world I have helped hundreds of pre-menopausal women achieve the same results as my models – higher energy, hormonal balance, and body awareness on how to get fit quick! Now you can too!

Margie Hoffman, before & after 48, R.N., L.M.T. Palm Harbor, FL
“At 48, it was harder for me to lose weight. Being a single mom of a teenage daughter and owning a Massage Center left little time for me. But I could do the Workout at home and I got results fast. I lost 5 7/8″ in 5 days, 12″ in 3 weeks, and a total of 27” in 3 months. Within 4 months I lost a total of 25 lbs. Now it is easy to maintain a size 6 with just 2 workouts a week. The CRT Skin Tightening System tightened my skin and removed my cellulite. Look at my legs – I don’t even need to wear hose! I am so happy. I feel great!”
NO WEIGHTS NO AEROBICS

You see, I understand the female body as a machine – both physically and biochemically. My instructional workout videos and CRT™ cassette will educate you too. The 2 instructional videos explain the how and why of every movement with all three body types doing the movements and the audio cassette explains all the factors involved for the body to get rid of cellulite. Knowledge is the key to success. Once you understand how your “machine” works, it is much easier to attain results. So simple, that it makes common sense.

The movement sequences are very rehabilitative especially for the lower back and knees. They look so simple – but they provide a workout like no other. You will feel how comprehensive they are – I never work just one muscle group. THE  WORKOUT is designed to fatigue muscle groups layer by layer. Inch loss comes quick. Done without weights or body jarring aerobics, anyone can work out for less than an hour and do it in the privacy of their home or hotel room. It took me seven years to develop, perfect and copyright the  WORKOUT. It is difficult to describe but it incorporates dance theory, tai chi and theories of Western strength training. You will feel the difference within one workout. Best of all, it works for all body types. Here are some examples:

Lori Robinson (mid-30’s) pharmaceutical rep and actress, Orlando, FL – “After being in traction from 2 auto accidents, my doctor referred me to Teresa Tapp. My lower body reduced 2 clothing sizes in 3 weeks! I am not a pear anymore!”

Barbara Wojan (28 yrs) Safety Harbor, FL – “I used to run 3-5 miles every day, 7 days a week, yet my hips were 2″ larger than my bust. I’ve always been thin and fit but ‘out of proportion’. I stopped running for one week while I did the  WORKOUT and I lost 1 1/2″ off my hips!”

Sara Jacobson (34 yrs) South Beach, FL – “After years of stair climbing, step aerobics, and weight training…my body was fit but ‘bulky’. The  WORKOUT reversed my bulk within 30 days. I still go to the gym and do aerobic classes and weights but I do the WORKOUT once a week to maintain my new long, cut muscles. I incorporate the  special alignment principles in all my workouts…what a difference!”

 

 

Connie Before & After 46 (shown above), small business owner, wife and mother of two
“Menopause really changed my body but with the  TOTAL SYSTEM I regained control. In 5 1/2 months I went from a size 16 to a size 8, my skin tightened and I now have a flat stomach! I don’t even have cellulite anymore! Best of all, in 3 weeks, my prolapsed uterus reversed and I no longer needed surgery! I am a new woman!”

 

YOU DON’T HAVE TO DIET!

THE  TOTAL WORKOUT will make your body become a higher calorie burning machine. All those new, stronger muscles will be more effective as “girdles” and your fat cells will empty in order to provide fuel for those new muscles. Eating is not bad, eating is good. Calories are energy units to fuel your “machine”. Exercise moves the machine but it won’t be effective unless it has fuel to operate efficiently. The secret is to increase your metabolic rate.

Most of us understand that metabolic rate slows as we age but we never get the whole story. After doing my masters thesis on “Female Metabolisms over age 30”, I understand the secret to maintaining a higher metabolic rate is to maintain internal muscles and spinal balance. Most people do not realize that we atrophy from the inside out. THE  WORKOUT will rebuild your internal muscles faster than any other program. I designed it specifically to rebuild the metabolic rate and improve the lymphatic system. Remember, your body is a machine with many functions. It is not difficult to understand and you will never have to eliminate your favorite foods.

WHAT YOU GET WITH THE WORKOUT:

Instructional Video 1: – Putting Body in Alignment for Increased Fat Burning

Instructional Video 2: – Inch Loss by Building Balance and Working Muscles in Layers

 Workout Video at Beginner/Rehabilitative Level: Full Workout (combination of Video 1 & 2 – Start to Finish at the Beginner/Rehabilitative Level with extra emphasis on form to protect bad knees, hips and lower back to prevent and/or repair injuries.

Audio Cassette: Full workout on cassette for travel

Also available: The  TOTAL SYSTEM combining the Workout for Super Fat Burning and Inch Loss with the CRTTM Skin Tightening System for skin tightening and cellulite removal.

How to Use Video Gaming to Boost your Mental Health

After the unpredictable nature of the last year reaches a welcome end over the next few months we cannot forget the lessons that we have learned over time, mental health is very important and it should remain as important for a very long time in the future. As people have had more time on their hands over the last year as a country we have had to find new ways to use our time and avoid falling into the clutches of mental health issues and illnesses. Playing video games is a great way to boost mental health and avoid sitting and doing nothing as this can be very detrimental to how you are feeling.  

 Distraction  

 One of the biggest ways that video games can boost your mental health is by providing a welcome distraction away from whatever is making you feel bad and sink back into the darkness of your mental health issues. It is very common for you to begin to think in a negative way when you are left to your own devices with nothing to do, filling some of your free time with playing video games is a great way to distract yourself and enjoy yourself without having to be stressed.  

The great thing about video games is that there is a game available to suit anyone’s preference and skill level, as long as you are having fun while playing it really doesn’t matter how well you do as it is better than the alternative of getting in your head and thinking negative thoughts. Video games are very often used by people who find it hard to socialize and lead an active lifestyle, although gaming is a very useful tool against mental health it should be noted that playing them too much can also have a negative effect on your mental health so you should proceed with some caution. 

Meeting New People 

 Another way that playing video games can boost your mental health is the online functionality that so many of us now have access to within our homes, being able to play online adds a new social aspect to gaming that can be used to meet new people. This can be great for someone whose mental health issues stem from feelings of loneliness as you can speak to players who enjoy the same games as you and invite them to play.  

 Thanks to this new development in the gaming world people who suffer from mental health issues that prevent them from living a normal life and meeting people out in the real world have a solution that can provide relief. Many people feel less pressure when playing online as the other players can generally only hear your voice making social interactions much easier.

If you are worried about your gaming skills not being up to scratch and want to avoid any awkwardness online then I would recommend using cheat codes to take away any stress, some games benefit from using these codes like how cheats make team fortress 2 a lot more fun and you are now free to enjoy yourself while getting some social interaction to boost your day.  

Simulation Games 

Another way that gaming can help with improving your mental health would be the immersive nature of some of the new simulation games that are available, in times where you are struggling with your mental health it can do you the world of good to become fully immersed in a new game that you are enjoying. This provides a great distraction and can really make you feel better if you are having negative thoughts and feelings.  

What is in Vape Juice and Is it Bad for You?

There is a lot of speculation around the effects of vaping and whether or not it is any better for you than normal cigarettes and smoking. First of all let me be clear you should not be vaping or using nicotine products apart from when you are trying to quit smoking, nicotine is a very harmful and addictive substance that can seriously harm you as you grow and your body develops. Vaping is a safer substitute for normal smoking and can be a great tool to gradually decrease the amount of nicotine you smoke and eventually get you off smoking altogether.  

Make no mistake there are still harmful chemicals within your vape juice and prolonged use can still be very harmful to your body, but when you compare the number of substances that are in cigarettes it is absolutely much safer. Many people struggle to quit smoking simply by using nicotine replacement products like gum and patches alone, so having access to technology such as electronic cigarettes that are much less harmful is a great option for somebody trying to lead a healthier lifestyle and quit smoking for good.  

Nicotine

Extended use of any nicotine product can result in long-term addiction and damage to your lungs and body, E-liquid is no exception to this and you should take this into consideration before you start to use any form of the smoking product. As previously mentioned it is my opinion that vaping should only be used as a way of quitting smoking, there really is no other reason to harm yourself by becoming hooked on these products and using them for all of your life. If you are someone that is trying to quit smoking I would highly recommend that you attempt to satisfy your cravings with replacement products like gum and patches as E-cigarettes can further your addiction and make it harder to quit in some cases.  

Carcinogens

 It should also be known that many e liquids and vape juices have carcinogens within them that are known substances that can lead to cancer later in life, this is why it is imperative in my opinion that these kinds of products are only used by people trying to quit smoking as vaping can still be very harmful in the long run. It seems that within young culture nowadays it is seen that e-cigarettes and vaping have been popularised to the point that it is considered cool and trendy.  

Especially amongst young people using these products can have a serious effect on the way that your brain develops as well as causing serious health issues later in life. The damage is so severe that it has been brought up on many occasions that the laws around the sale of tobacco products should be changed to stop young people from suffering a nicotine addiction at a later age and encourage these products to be used by people who are quitting smoking exclusively.  

Vaping as a Means to Quit Smoking

 As previously mentioned it is my own opinion that vaping should be used in the same regard as a nicotine replacement product, instead of the trendy attitude to vaping that exists I believe that vaping should be treated as dangerous as cigarettes and should only be used as a means to gradually reduce your nicotine intake and quit smoking completely. It is still harmful to vape; it is just that there are fewer harmful chemicals within the majority of vape juices. Some people who are trying to quit smoking find that using a nicotine-free e-liquid is best as they are reducing the number of unhealthy chemicals they are taking in, whilst satisfying the craving to smoke. I understand that taking these steps is very hard so if you are not ready to go nicotine-free straight away you should definitely see an improvement in your fitness and health if you switch from traditional cigarettes to vaping.  

The laws around nicotine use are set to undergo huge changes with the sake of nicotine products not being sold to people who were born past 2004, this will help reduce the number of underage people who are using vapes and e-cigarettes as well as reducing the number of people who smoke in the first place. If you are thinking about quitting smoking but are unsure about where to get started with sourcing nicotine replacement products and vapes then Mr vapor disposables at the vaporshoppeusa would be a good place to start, using a disposable vape, to begin with, is a great way to test out whether vaping is for you without having to invest in a full kit straight away, if you think vaping could work for you then you can upgrade to a more permanent model.  

Ten Medical Tips for Keeping your Body in Perfect Condition

In this last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, people have realized more than ever how important it is to take the best care of your body that you can. More and more people are actively trying to fuel their bodies correctly and do everything that they can to keep their bodies in top condition. It can sometimes be hard to figure out what you should be doing, especially as there are new health fads every month. Knowing what to do to keep your body in great condition is a lot simpler than it may seem as you mainly need to stick to the basics. We’ve found the 10 most important things that will help, if you do all of these then you’ll be able to maintain your body condition for a long time. 

 

Drink Water

When humans are born they are made up of over 90% water, as we grow and age this number drops slightly but it’s still over 75%. Our brain cannot function without enough water and this is one of the most important muscles in our body as everything else depends on it. All of our cells are also extremely dependent on water and if we don’t drink enough they may struggle, for example, cancer-fighting cells require water to flush out waste products and prevent them from reaching cells. Water is so important that studies have shown even 2% dehydration levels cause a drop in energy by 20% so make sure you’re listening to your thirst and drinking at least 2 liters of water a day. 

Sleep

Sleep is so important to keeping your body in great condition. Many people have 6 hours or less of sleep a night and this can have extremely detrimental effects on our health, it’s vital that you have between 7 and 9 hours of sleep every single night. Without enough sleep, your body doesn’t have enough rest time to heal itself both physically and mentally. Sleep deprivation is linked to many things such as high blood pressure and increased stroke risk so sleep is so important, make it a priority. 

Balanced Diet

Eating a balanced diet is also really important as you need to fuel your body right to keep it in great condition. It may seem complicated but it doesn’t have to be, all you have to do is eat the correct amount of calories based on your weight, height, and gender, make sure you’re getting your 5 a day and eat a variety of foods so you’ll be getting most of your nutrients. 

Supplements

There is a massive variety of supplements people choose to take for their health for different reasons. Some of the most common supplements people take are B12, D3, and steroids. B12 and D3 you can buy in any drugstore but the best legal steroids for sale here right on the internet as they’re much harder to access in-store. D3 you usually get from the sun so people tend to take these in the winter and over 60% of the population is deficient in B12 so we highly recommend taking these. 

Exercise

For a healthy lifestyle, everyone knows that exercise needs to be a part of this. Exercise is great for every bodily function and it’s easy to incorporate into your daily routine. There are so many forms of exercise there will definitely be one you enjoy whether it’s long walks, team sports or long-distance running, any activity will be great for your health. 

Quit Smoking

If you smoke then the single best thing you can do for your body is to quit. It’s extremely hard to ditch the habit but the negative side effects associated with smoking aren’t worth it if you’re trying to look after your body. If you quit right now then within the next 10 years your body condition will improve so much it will be like you never smoked. 

Healthy Weight & BMI

These are a great way to indicate how healthy you are. If you’re overweight then you’ll be putting too much pressure on your body and if you’re underweight your body won’t have enough energy and it’s just as unhealthy. To keep your body in perfect condition you need to stay in the healthy weight and BMI range for your height and weight. 

Wash Your Hands

After the pandemic people will be more aware than ever of how important this is. If you don’t frequently wash your hands then you’re much more likely to get sick which will put a lot of pressure on your body. It can also lead to a weakened immune system which can lead to more complex problems. Washing your hands is an easy way to avoid all of this. 

Sun Protection

The rays emitted from the sun are really dangerous to humans, more people than ever are now suffering from skin cancer. To keep your body in great condition you should always wear sun cream, it may seem strange but you should wear it during the winter months as well as the sunny summer ones. 

Relax

This one is often overlooked but having something to do such as yoga that allows you and your body to relax is really important to maintain good body condition. Stress takes a toll on our bodies so having a way to de-stress is important for our general health. 

The 5 Basics of Getting into a Healthy Exercise Routine

Getting into a new healthy exercise routine can be difficult, especially if you have not done anything like it before, but there are simple steps you can follow to ease yourself into the routine and make it that little bit more enjoyable! 

Assess your fitness level and create goals 

Something really important (and what many people don’t do!) is to assess your fitness levels in order to create realistic routines and goals. Firstly, you need to think about how much exercise you currently do, whether that’s a 5k jog, a quick 10 minutes round the block with the dog, or nothing at all- which is completely fine! As long as you know your limits and how far to push yourself, then you will be fine! By assessing your current fitness levels and designing a routine to suit these, you are more likely to continue with the routine as it should not be too strenuous- you are better off starting slow and working your way up to a goal than pushing yourself immensely and either feel put off or injure yourself.  

Get yourself some new gear! 

You have likely heard the phrase ‘all the gear and no idea’ but sometimes something that can really motivate you to start a new exercise routine is getting yourself some gym ware! It can do wonders for your confidence, especially if your goal is to lose weight and you slowly see your new gear getting looser and looser! I got my latest pair of leggings here and they are great, so comfortable and not see-through at all. In terms of equipment, it is completely up to you, you could treat yourself to a set of weights, but this is not essential at all, you can just use items from around the house, I find tins of beans and packets of flour do the trick!  

Warm-up 

It can be tempting when exercising to just rush straight into it to get it over and done with as quickly as possible, but you will regret this! Spending 5-10 minutes doing a full-body warm-up before beginning your exercise will make the world of difference, as it will get your muscles ready for some work! And will lessen the ache the next day! You may also wish to do a cool-down, which is often forgotten about but can be a great way to stretch those hard-working muscles out and also cool your body down.  

Monitor your progress  

Monitoring your progress can be great for seeing how far you have come, but don’t be disheartened if you don’t see results immediately, results come with hard work, consistency, and dedicated so whether your goal is to lose weight, tone up, or just improve your general fitness, you will get there if you persist! Depending on your goal, monitoring your progress may involve taking body measurements such as inches of waist, taking pictures of yourself, observing muscle growth, or timing how long you can run for.  

Take breaks and rest  

You need to remember to listen to your body, and by that, I mean take breaks and rest when you need to. Of course, I’m not referring to those times when a workout is a bit strenuous because this is something you need to push through in order to progress, but you need to let your body heal and take rest days when necessary. Also, take short breaks (even for 20 seconds) in-between workouts so you can catch your breath and have a drink of water. Dehydration is a killer! Literally.

How to Spot Dodgy Health Advice on YouTube

We’ve all been there, the day that the dreaded illness creeps up on you and you found yourself scouring the web for a cure or diagnosis as to what is wrong with your body. However, many people have noticed that the credibility of the sources online has dwindled and more and more content creators are giving out false information and remedies for an illness that are just not true and are given with no research or qualifications. This can be very dangerous so you should be on the lookout for dodgy health advice on all platforms.

If you are a genuine creator of professionally backed medical advice and you are looking for a way to boost your Youtube rating so that your truthful advice can be shared with more people then you may want to look at the various youtube services on themarketingheaven. These services are in place to help spread the word about the content you are offering and increase your following. With all of the fake health advice providers out there we are in desperate need of some serious professionals to enter the Youtube platform so that we can have access to a source that we can trust.

 

Credentials

Youtube is a very popular content platform with many people using it as a source of musical information, the great thing about Youtube is that it offers visuals as well as audio. With this in mind, many medical professionals who use the platform have started to show their credentials at the start of their videos, this is a great way to tell if someone is going to be genuinely useful or not and someone who doesn’t show or claim to have any professional qualifications in the field of medicine could be a fake.

 

Fact Check Their Claims

If you start to question a creator’s health advice you should not be afraid to do some further research into what they’re saying to see if it is true or not, these people are very clever so they may be careful about what they are saying to avoid being outed. However, if you see no other evidence to support whatever they are claiming it would be a safe assumption that they should not be trusted and that their advice should not be followed by any means.

 

Language

A big indicator that someone is not being truthful is the language that they use, most medical professionals do not use complex medical terms that often, or if they do they are usually followed by a simpler explanation to help with the clarity of their content. Someone who is clearly using complex medical terminology within their content without providing a definition to help explain their advice could be using it as a way to pretend that they know what they are talking about. If you hear a word in a health video that you are unsure about I would highly recommend you to look it up and see if it is being used in the correct context.

 

Product Recommendations

Youtube is known for its ties to using paid sponsorships and product promotions within its website, this makes it even harder to know whether you should make a recommendation as you do not know if the creator has been paid to say certain things. Many health channels recommend products that are not that good for you simply because they have been paid a significant sum to support a brand, if a channel is doing this I would question their motives and maybe look elsewhere for your health advice and diagnosis.