Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

postheadericon How to Create a Meal Plan for Swimmers

How to Create a Meal Plan for Swimmers

Three Methods:Estimate Energy RequirementsManage Your Calorie IntakeSchedule Your Meals ProperlyCommunity Q&A Swimming is a full body cardiovascular workout. Many people swim for health and some swim competitively. It is good for relieving extra stress on joints for overweight persons trying to find a workout that accommodates them. Regardless of the reason for swimming, it is important to have a meal plan that accounts for the extra calories burned and the muscle fatigue. Since swimming can be used for weight loss or as a cardiovascular workout, knowing how to eat can…

postheadericon How to Create a Kidney Diet to Reverse Chronic Kidney Disease

How to Create a Kidney Diet to Reverse Chronic Kidney Disease

If you are suffering from CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease), you need a kidney diet that will improve and even reverse your impaired kidney function naturally. Below you will find steps that will help you begin a journey of wellness and kidney health. These steps are only offered as advice and should be used responsibly. 1 Reduce your sodium intake. You can begin to reduce your sodium intake by avoiding foods such as: canned soups, fast foods, salty snack foods, processed meats and cheese. 2 Include low-potassium foods. If you have…

postheadericon How to Create a Home First Aid Kit

How to Create a Home First Aid Kit

Four Parts:Choosing, Locating, & Maintaining Your KitStocking Your KitMaking Mobile KitsFirst Aid ChecklistCommunity Q&A Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, so being prepared for one is important for you and your family. Having a properly stocked first aid kit in your home is an easy but essential part of good emergency preparation. Sure, you can buy ready-made first aid kits in the store, but it is also easy to make your own — and you can personalize it to suit your family’s particular needs. Part 1 Choosing, Locating, & Maintaining Your…

postheadericon How to Create a Healthy Lifestyle

How to Create a Healthy Lifestyle

Three Methods:NutritionResistance TrainingCardiovascular TrainingCommunity Q&A A lifestyle is a long-term and sustainable approach to health and fitness. It stands in opposition to a diet; stressing a holistic solution to the barrage of challenges facing us in living a healthy life. The lifestyle has three interdependent prongs. Method 1 Nutrition 1 Consume 5-7 small meals daily.[citation needed] The content of the meals should be geared toward foods rich in protein, low in fat and low in carbs.[citation needed] 2 Try this sample meal: A veggie burger with tomatoes and lettuce on…

postheadericon How to Create a Distractions Box

How to Create a Distractions Box

Four Methods:PreparationAdd in a memory stick or hard-drive (optional)ConstructionUsageCommunity Q&A Mental health problems and stress are highly common among many different types of people. Amongst the many coping methods available, a distractions box is one that can be really helpful, all you need is a box and some objects that make you happy. The box is great for anxiety and self harm urges, as well as other mental health problems and stresses. Method 1 Preparation 1 Begin to think of ideas for things that make you happy/cheer you up or…

postheadericon How to Create a Distraction when Life Becomes Burdensome or Too Stressful

How to Create a Distraction when Life Becomes Burdensome or Too Stressful

Lost or fighting for time between deadlines and family life. Too much to handle leads to burnout and frustrations that lead to health related and social chaos. This resonates into every aspect of daily life, yet we continue to the point of simply giving up or becoming rude and unpleasant. Simple ways to take a break from the rush and madness of daily hassles. This will leave you refreshed and revitalized to handle situations with a calmer and more balanced rapture. Below are simple and obvious ways to let your…

postheadericon How to Create a Cozy Meditation Area in Your Bedroom

How to Create a Cozy Meditation Area in Your Bedroom

You only need a free corner in your bedroom to create a nook in your room where you can meditate, relax, and find serenity. Meditation is a great way to rid your body of stress and tension, center yourself, and introduce calm into your life. The right ‘scene’ is important and should be unique,an expression of you, and cozy. 1 Dedicate a corner in your room to be your new meditation escape. 2 Dust and cleanse the corner of impurities. A small table or stand is important for placing candles,…

postheadericon How to Crash Diet Safely

How to Crash Diet Safely

Three Methods:Compare eating 10 bites daily — to the diet after surgeryLose 10 to 15 pounds per week — without surgery:Make it workCommunity Q&A Can you safely crash-diet on what you want to eat to rapidly lose weight at once; say: Burritos, Tacos, Burgers, Vegetables, Italian, versus Snickers, Pecan Caramel Turtles, or Baby Ruth candy, for weeks. See how almost any satisfying food may do the trick! How? 1 Eat just a little like you would be allowed, if you had your stomach stapled or a stomach bypass done. Yes,…

postheadericon How to Crack Your Upper Back

How to Crack Your Upper Back

Four Methods:Crack Your Own BackCrack Your Back With a Medicine BallHave Someone Else Crack Your BackOther Ways to Crack Your BackCommunity Q&A Cracking your back is quite simple. You may crack it by yourself naturally, with props or have a friend do it for you. Repeated cracking may make adjustments at the chiropractor much easier, and can help with back pain. Method 1 Crack Your Own Back 1 Place your hands behind your back, one on top of another. Press on your spine as high up as your hands will…

postheadericon How to Crack Your Neck

How to Crack Your Neck

Six Methods:Fist and CupCup and ReachHead LiftFoam RollerUnderstanding What Happens When You Crack Your NeckHead TiltCommunity Q&A The cracking sound that you hear when you move your back or neck in a certain way may be an air bubble forming and rapidly collapsing on itself, in itself not a harmful thing. Cracking your neck can provide temporary relief, although it’s almost always best to allow a licensed practitioner, such as a chiropractor, to do adjustments. Be aware that cracking your own neck can have serious unintended consequences.[1] Cracking your neck…