Addiction is a disease much like diabetes or heart disease. It’s usually easy to remain friends with someone after they develop heart disease or diabetes, but the same cannot be said for friendships with addicts. As a friend to an addict, you’re torn. It’s impossible not to be. You love […]

Sublingual means, by definition, below or beneath the tongue. Seem like a weird place for vitamins? There are some advantages to taking sublingual vitamins, such as, quick absorption, affordability and effectiveness. Think of those big vitamins pills that you take. How do those pills actually work? Just swallowing one of […]

By Scott McDonald, www.bodysolid.com Power Racks are one of the most versatile pieces of fitness equipment to own. Free weights are a great way to build strength but carry inherent dangers when used without a spotter. Enter the Power Rack, which if used correctly, provides the element of safety needed […]

Ways you can deal with common ailments at home Written by Caitlin Schille The use of home remedies, particularly herbal medicine, has grown in popularity in the United States—nearly one third of Americans use at-home treatments or herbs to treat various maladies. Wrongful deaths from prescription drugs, as seen commonly […]

Cannabis just can’t seem to stay out of the news, but despite the attention, misperception still clouds around the plant. Many hear words like “hemp” and “marijuana” and “cannabis” and assume they are all the same thing. Others argue about potential health benefits of each. From those advocating a particular […]

These diseases may sound like fiction but for an unfortunate few, they are real! Here are a few strange medical conditions that will have you gasping. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis, “Tree Man Syndrome.” Tree man syndrome is an extremely rare autosomal recessive hereditary skin disorder. What appears to be tree bark growing […]

Five Foods to Start Eating Teff Teff is an ancient grain from east Africa, Ethiopia to be specific. It has a mild, nutty flavor and is a good source of iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc. Try teff in porridge or stew, or by itself. Lentil Pasta Get your protein from […]

Punching Bag Workout You’ll need:  A punching bag Tape or gloves Warm Up:  20 pushups Arm rotations (go through your range of motion) 20 body-weight squats Your Stance: Stable stance, bent knees Hands raised to chest level Feet are generally offset, so your non-dominant foot is slightly forward The Workout […]