health

After Run Food

Best After Run Food to Refuel

Long runs are my favourite at the moment ( not that I get much time for them currently) but with a toddler and other life commitments I have to come home, shower and then resume the day to day activities that I have going on! In order to avoid the 4 oclock need for a […] Read more…

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5 Reasons You Need A Workout Plan

While it is true that any type of physical exercise is better than no exercise at all, it is also true that following a workout schedule can become a deciding factor in your toning up or weight loss success recipe. Hopping on the cardio machine for a couple of minutes, trying out all the available […] Read more…

6 Tips on Finding the Right Fitness Class for You

What is fitness? When we talk about fitness, we don’t only refer to being physically fit or having toned muscles and abs. The mental state of a person is also included in fitness. When a person looks fit but is mentally troubled, that person still won’t be able to properly function. And the only way […] Read more…

6 Ways for Asthmatic People to Combat Congestion During Winter

Asthma affects a lot of people and can be set off by even the smallest triggers. People with the chronic condition usually avoid the triggers to avoid any flare-ups. But one particular trigger that they can’t avoid is the drop in temperature when cold seasons start. This is even more pronounced during the winter where […] Read more…

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Five Reasons You’re Skipping The Gym – And How To Stop!

Have you been skipping the gym? When you don’t want to do something, it’s easy to find a thousand excuses to skip the task you’re dreading and spend your time on other things. However, if that thing you’re skipping is the gym, you’re doing yourself a huge disservice. Physical exercise is necessary for personal fitness, […] Read more…

5 Natural Home Remedies to Improve Your Sleep & Health

*Guest Post* A Bit About Derek: Derek Lotts is a regular contributor to Smooth Decorator and writes about décor, gardening, recycling, ecology and everything related to home improvement. He thinks all of these topics fall under the self-improvement category. He believes in the power of sharing ideas and communicating via the internet to achieve betterment. […] Read more…

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10 Tips to Stop Your Knee Popping and Cracking

We’ve all heard the old wive’s tale “cracking your joints leads to arthritis” and while this was debunked, joint cracking and popping can’t cause it, it can be an indicator that there is something wrong. Don’t ignore the health of your joints, particularly those that you are going to need in the future so take […] Read more…

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