Health and Fitness

Caring For A Relative With Cancer: Making It Easier On You Both

A cancer diagnosis can be difficult for the whole family, not just the patient. It can be especially hard for those who have to care for the cancer sufferer. It’s a tricky period, and everyone involved will be under some stress, but there are certain things you can do to make it easier on...

Why Addiction Treatment Shouldn’t be Overlooked for Springfield Inmates

There has been great back and forth discussions throughout the years about the need for incarceration vs. addiction treatment at Drug Rehab Springfield.  For many people, the only answer is to do both of them and to do them both properly and not cut any corners. In Springfield, Illinois and all across the state...

Here’s Why Your Previous Health Plans Failed

Most of us have tried getting in shape at one time or another. Some find it quite easy and manage to achieve their goals at the first attempt. Others, however, tend to struggle. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying hard and failing. This is especially true when it comes to building a better body image....

Why I prefer the elliptical machine over the treadmill

Irrespective to the contrary belief that an elliptical machine is dull and worthless and no good in the gym I have always loved it. The best elliptical trainers are as good as on any other cardio machines like the treadmill, C2 Model D rowing machine etc. and how effective your workout turns out rests...

Do You Need a Podiatrist to Cure Your Heel Pain

If you are suffering from heel pain, you need to see a podiatrist to confirm your condition. Heel pain, which is also called plantar fasciitis, is known as heel spur syndrome as well. The plantar fascia, itself, is a long, thin ligament that sits beneath the skin on the bottom of the foot. This...