Staying motivated is half the battle when it comes to working out. But exercising with other people not only keeps us motivated, but also keeps us accountable and safe. By having an instructor guide each workout, we can count on effective use of the 30 to 60 minutes we devote to a workout class—plus more confidence that each move is completed in a safe, effective way. Many gyms and studios offer dozens of classes—plus different instructors—so everyone can find a combination that works best for them. And if your schedule is jam packed, working out with friends is a great way to get in some social time that also benefits your health. Read on to learn more benefits of working out with other people, plus the basics of some of the most popular group fitness class types.
Fighting off sleep at work during a boring meeting is nothing short of torture. And like it or not, there are some times when coffee or those sugary energy drinks and sodas don’t cut it. Learning how to get more energy naturally will help you avoid those crashes that come from sugar drinks and caffeine. GetVoIP has outline 20 ways to get more energy at work, from aligning with your circadian rhythm —or “chronotype” —to eating the right energy-boosting foods. There are even some tips that you would never even think affects your energy level, like watching cute animal videos and listening to music.
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Maybe it’s the flu season that has inspired you to change your habits for the better, or you’re simply looking for effective ways to prevent the cold season from cause chaos in your life during the winter months, but Mother Nature is your best go-to health guru.
For thousands of years, we’ve used natural remedies to heal, prevent and cure diseases of all sorts, and our fast-paced lives could use a lesson or two on protecting our wellbeing with the help of nature. Although nature is an endless source of healthy recipes, the following are the most beneficial changes you can introduce to your life to finally restore your wellbeing!
Entomophagy (eating insects) is a diet enjoyed by around 2 billion people across the globe. Not only is it a great healthy alternative to meat, edible insects are far more environmentally friendly than traditional forms of protein. In fact, UN has urged people to eat insects to fight world hunger and reduce pollution.
This infographic explore easy and delicious recipes using edible insects as well as comparing the protein levels and green benefits to other protein-rich foods.
Not only do they look great but they also have a variety of health benefits, as research has shown, indoor air pollution can increase your risk of stroke by 34% and heart disease by 26%. Houseplants will keep the air clean in your home.