6 Incredible Leg Exercises for Men and Women to Tone Up

6 Incredible Leg Exercises for Men and Women to Tone Up

Why concentrate only on the upper body when your lower body needs equal attention? Have you been shying away from wearing that short black dress or denim shorts? It needn’t be so. It’s time to focus on your lower body and work towards getting toned legs, thighs and butt. Here are some super effective exercises for both men and women that will strengthen, tighten and tone your butt, quads, hamstrings and calves. These leg exercises will not only work towards body sculpting but provide advantageous benefits such as increasing metabolism,…

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Cancer Rates On the Rise: Women Are More at Risk Than Men

Cancer Rates On the Rise: Women Are More at Risk Than Men

How healthy are you? This is a question you should take very seriously. You may convince yourself that all those binging of colas, fried snacks, greasy burgers, doughnuts and cupcakes wouldn’t hurt you after all, but remember that the effects show only much later, as you grow older. We all live very hectic lives with tight schedules, falling short of time for any physical activity or mindful eating. But shouldn’t your health be a priority? Unhealthy lifestyle habits can have various consequences on your health, paving way for deadly diseases…

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5 Helpful Back Exercises for Men to Get Rid of the Pain

5 Helpful Back Exercises for Men to Get Rid of the Pain

In a fast paced world as ours, one hardly has any time for personal needs, leave alone time for another person. Owing to this very lifestyle, we are naturally more susceptible to health issues than our ancestors ever were. Our competitive nature, desire for material gains and so on, lead to neglecting our personal health which should, in fact, hold number one position in our priority list. Physical exercise is extremely important for men in order to keep their health intact and stable. In fact, physical fitness and mental health…

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Men Want Quick Results from Therapy, Women Happy to Talk

Men Want Quick Results from Therapy, Women Happy to Talk

Men prefer quick fixes whereas women prefer talking about their feelings during therapy to battle depression. According to this new study, men apparently commit suicide at three to four the rate in comparison to women, and yet men don’t seek psychological help as much as women. “This might be because the types of treatment on offer are less appealing to men because many psychological interventions are more about talking than about fixing problems,” said John Barry from University College London. “It is likely that men benefit as much as women…

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Vitamin D Deficiency May Up Chronic Headache Risk In Elderly Men

Vitamin D Deficiency May Up Chronic Headache Risk In Elderly Men

Deficiency in the levels of Vitamin D may increase the risk of chronic headache in middle-aged and older men, according to a new study. The findings showed that individuals with the lowest vitamin D levels had over a two-fold risk of chronic headache in comparison to the those with the highest levels. Vitamin D deficiency has also been associated with chronic tension-type headache, perhaps by causing musculoskeletal pain. Previous studies have found Vitamin D to play a role in various neurovascular diseases. The study adds to the accumulating body of…

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More Evidence That We Need To Stop Sitting So Much: Especially Men

More Evidence That We Need To Stop Sitting So Much: Especially Men

If you have a desk job, it is pretty easy to spend most of your day on your bum. Even after you punch the clock, chances are there will be more time sitting between your commute and the nightly intake of your favorite shows. You know you should at least walk a bit more during the day. If you are like most people, it is difficult to get motivated. But recent research might push you in the right direction – especially if you are a man. In a study published…

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Walnuts can help reduce stress in young men

Walnuts can help reduce stress in young men

A handful of walnuts every day can help young men happily tackle life’s daily stress as this nutrient-dense snack can lead to a happier state-of-mind, suggests a new study. The researchers found a significant improvement in mood in young, healthy males who consumed walnuts every day for eight weeks. “In the past, studies on walnuts have shown beneficial effects on many health outcomes like heart disease, diabetes and obesity,” said researcher Peter Pribis, Professor at University of New Mexico in the US. “Our study was different because we focused on…

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5 Causes of Hair Loss in Both Men and Women

5 Causes of Hair Loss in Both Men and Women

Hair fall is a household problem, literally. And I am sure that everybody who suffers from it will agree. If I have to list down the number of people who have hair loss issues, it’s quite extensive. I suffer from it too. Every time I wash my hair there’s so much hair fall that it’s alarming and yet there’s nothing that I seem to be able to do about it. I have tried to watch my diet, follow various beauty remedies, change hair products, and every other piece of advice…

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Insomnia, Poor Sleep Quality Common for Men and Women During Pregnancy

Insomnia, Poor Sleep Quality Common for Men and Women During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women and their male partners sometimes report insomnia or insufficient sleep, which may be tied to depression, according to a new study. Almost half of women reported that they slept more than usual during pregnancy, but did not have better quality sleep, said senior author Tiina Paunio of Helsinki University Hospital in Finland. Overall, 12 percent of women and 15 percent of men had either insomnia or too little sleep, researchers found. “The results are well in line with those obtained from previous studies for pregnant women: symptoms…

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Women Face Same Drink-Related Health Issues Like Men

Women Face Same Drink-Related Health Issues Like Men

Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are catching up with men in terms of their alcohol consumption and its impact on their health. The trend, known as ‘sex convergence’, is most evident among young adults, the findings show. Historically, men have been far more likely than women to drink alcohol and to drink it in quantities that damage their health, with some figures suggesting up to a 12-fold difference between the sexes. In a bid to…

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