Whole Body Cryotherapy focuses on athletes, pain management, weight loss and overall well-being
WIXOM MICH. (February, 22, 2017) – Get Real Weight Loss has partnered with Live Cryo to add whole body cryotherapy (WBC) to their list of services offered and announces the start of the Cryotherapy Grand Opening Month.
Are you looking to step up your physical activity and overall wellness for 2017? No worries, Live Cryo has you covered. We have taken the time to do some research and compile a list of our favorite health and fitness related gifts for 2017. Thanks to Live Science and Groom and Style for their suggestions. Check out our top 7 picks for health and fitness gifts below.
Are you feeling a little sluggish both emotionally and physically this winter? Maybe you try to move on and chalk it up to the ‘winter blues’… but could it be something more? According to Mayo Clinic many Americans can be affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). According to Mayo Clinic here is the definition of SAD:
“Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you’re like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody.”
What is BMI?
BMI is a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, and applies to most adult men and women aged 20 and over. Essentially, BMI is a measure of relative size based on both the mass and height of an individual.
One reason BMI is still used so much is because it is a simple method that is both inexpensive and a non-invasive “reasonable” measure of body fat. Calculating ones BMI generates a number that classifies you as either being underweight, overweight, obese or a healthy weight for your height. Curious to find out your BMI? Visit Mayo Clinic’s BMI Calculator to find out what category you fall in. Are you misdiagnosed as being “overweight” or “obese”?
In our latest blog on 9 Tips To Reduce Stress we learned that there are many variables that can affect your stress levels. One of the key factors that attributed to stress in people’s lives was improper sleep. In this blog post we have taken the time to research and explore the top methods to improve your sleep.
Does “sleep” really affect me?
First, let’s just take a lookat how crucial sleep is to our lives. What are the major ways proper and improper sleep affect us? According to Web MD there are some surprising effects of sleep loss. Effects of sleep deprivation include impaired cognitive functioning, raised risk for serious health problems like heart related diseases and diabetes, lower sex drive levels, increased risk of depression, aging of skin, and may even attribute to weight gain.
Everyone deals with stress. The process of stress management is developing healthier ways to cope with stress, lessening the effects of stress, and preventing stress from escalating more. One of the key reasons people need to learn effective stress management methods and techniques to deal with stress through healthier outlets and avoid the effects of stress on your body, mood, and behavior.
People often deal with stress in unhealthy ways. Individuals who deal with stress in non-effective methods often only experience temporary relief and worsen their stress or overall health in the long-run. Some forms of unhealthy stress outlets include the following:
IBIS World reports that nearly 20% of the U.S. population participates in sports. That’s nearly 64 million people and according to safekids.org one in three children who plays a team sport is injured seriously enough to miss practice or games. Of course, this can get even worse as we age and our bodies can’t perform like they used to.
What should you do to prepare for sports?
According to Dr. Brent Bauer, Editorial Board member of the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, ” Inflammation is the new medical buzzword. It seems as though everyone is talking about it, especially the fact that inflammation appears to play a role in many chronic diseases.” In the July issue of the Mayo Clinic Health Letter they highlighted inflammation’s role in cardiovascular disease.
So what is inflammation?