Kurt Dixon

Kurt Dixon

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The Surprising Power of Shorter, High-Intensity Workouts

4 Dec 2023

Contrary to popular belief, spending more time on the treadmill, the StairMaster, or perfecting biceps curls might not be the most effective approach to fitness. This traditional image of long hours at the gym is being challenged by emerging research. Current studies suggest that prolonged aerobic exercise can have detrimental effects, overshadowing its fitness benefits. […]

Fit from Home: Embracing Virtual Personal Training

9 Nov 2023

While a gym or fitness class may not be your scene, home workouts can offer a convenient alternative to stay fit and healthy. Establishing a home exercise routine can alleviate stress, maintain physical fitness, and bring structure to your daily life. Exercise not only boosts mental and physical health by enhancing immunity, circulation, and reducing […]

Natural Strategies to Combat High Blood Pressure

9 Nov 2023

More than 100 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, a condition often silent until it causes severe heart complications. Being a precursor to heart attacks and strokes makes it essential to address this ailment. The good news? There are natural strategies to combat high blood pressure. Let’s dive into it! How is Blood Pressure […]

Unlocking Optimal Health: The Power of Gut Balance and Functional Medicine

27 Oct 2023

Did you know your gut is home to 40 trillion microorganisms? These bacteria play a pivotal role in digestion and serve as the engine driving many body functions. It’s imperative, therefore, to prioritize gut health in your dietary choices. There are numerous natural remedies for a healthy gut. Today, we’ll delve into boosting gut health […]

Cholesterol Demystified: Understanding, Managing, and Thriving

27 Oct 2023

Cholesterol: A term that often evokes concern. While research indicates its link to heart problems, it’s essential to differentiate between its types. LDL (bad) cholesterol – The main type in our body, excess LDL can lead to plaque build-up in arteries, increasing heart disease risk. HDL (good) cholesterol – HDL works like a cargo ship, […]

The Vital Role of Water in the Body

16 Oct 2023

Water plays an instrumental role in a plethora of bodily functions, from temperature regulation and joint lubrication to nutrient delivery to cells. In essence, almost all major systems in our body rely on water. Regular activities such as sweating, digestion, and even breathing cause our bodies to lose water. Thus, it’s paramount to drink sufficient […]

Identifying Underlying Factors of Poor Sleep

9 Oct 2023

Many people underestimate the significance of sleep quality, unaware of how it can impact their well-being, mental state, and daily functions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends adults aim for at least seven hours of sleep nightly. Yet, they note that one in three adults struggles with sleep due to various reasons, […]

Dynamic Living: Fighting the Sedentary Lifestyle Epidemic

4 Oct 2023

Chances are, you’re exploring this article while nestled in a chair or couch. Although sitting is a natural aspect of our lifestyle, the concern arises when it intertwines with stagnancy. Modern conveniences and technological advances have inadvertently fostered sedentary lifestyles. A plethora of research highlights that a mere 5% of adults indulge in 30 minutes […]

6 Tips for Eating Healthy While Working from Home

24 Sep 2023

Working from home can make it hard to stay healthy. Even though you’re in the same place as all of your food so you can make healthy choices and easily step away from the computer to do a quick workout, that doesn’t mean it is easy to do! Eating healthy while working from home takes effort. […]

Prebiotics And Why They Are Important

16 Sep 2023

You’ve likely heard of probiotics. They’re those friendly little bacteria that reside in your gut and promote better overall health (with benefits like improved digestion, enhanced immune function, and even weight loss promotion through enhanced dietary fat absorption). A healthy gut makes a healthy body, and probiotics are vital in order to ensure yours is […]