Author Archive: Jaks Lloyd
Jaks Lloyd is the publisher and author of this site.
Posture and a healthy diet are the starting points for learning how to easily banish back pain and those other joint and muscular inflammations that cause anything from slight discomfort to agonising pain and lack of mobility.
The opening days of every new year are the signal for magazines, newspapers, TV and radio to saturate us with advice and diets on how to lose weight permanently. Getting slim is the number one new years resolution for multitudes of women and men while every new food fad can collect its own band of [...]
Good posture has both psychological and physical benefits. The image you portray is greatly influenced by your posture. A person who has good posture is likely to be self confident, but with poor posture is likely to portray a negative image.
If they want to stay strong and healthy women should exercise. The importance of exercise in women’s health cannot be understated. Not only will she remain strong and healthy but she will keep her figure. Regular exercise will prevent obesity and keep weight gain under control, to the benefit of a woman’s looks and fertility [...]
The effects of exercise on the muscles can be rather multifaceted. Most people assume that when you exercise the muscles, you will solely develop significant mass.
One of the main reasons for exercising is to build up the muscles which, of course, includes those that support the back and spine. However some sporting activities and incorrectly performed exercise routines can cause the back considerable damage and pain.
Not so long ago those of us that enjoyed regular jogs and runs would grab any handy pair of trainers and, as long as they fitted comfortably, would happily set off without a further thought about the suitability of their footwear and the fact that they could cause knee and ankle problems.
Cooling down after an exercise session is as important as warming up before the workout. Your warm up helps get your body and mind prepared for the forthcoming physical exertion while the cooling down brings the body and brain activity back to normality. During the workout, the heart and breathing increase and the body produces [...]
Carrying out a warm up before any physical activity above the norm is important as it triggers the heart to gradually pump increased oxygen rich blood to the muscles. In this way your body becomes safely prepared for the strenuous demands that your exercise routines should put upon it. The effect is to warm up [...]
If you are exercising at home you will need to use some simple pieces of exercise equipment to get maximum input and boost your workout routines.
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a measurement of the fatness or thinness of a human body. BMI came into popular use around 1972 as an easy to calculate measurement of the amount of fat relative to the height and weight of an individual in order to assist in medical diagnosis.
The average weight of an adult human head is around ten and a half pounds (4.5 â€“ 5 kg) when measured from the third vertebrae. This heavy weight is supported by the neck muscles constantly working hard during waking hours.
It takes dedication to lose a large amount of weight, but losing too much too quickly can leave the body with loose skin that just never seems to go even with targeted exercise. Areas that are noticeably difficult are the tummy and underarms. Loose Tummy Skin As for the skin on your tummy, you should [...]