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Work your Abdominals Right!

Abdominal exercises are a vital component to any exercise regime. Not only are they fantastic to get your body in great shape, they are effective in protecting your lower back and preventing injuries in your upper and lower limbs. In our increasing sedentary lifestyles, prolonged sitting in front of the computer greatly increases the stress on the joints and the discs in the spine of our lower back. Strong abdominals will help you maintain a good posture and offload the stress on the spine, preventing back pain.

Read on for 3 basic exercises you can do at home for an all-round abdominal workout!

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3 Steps to Good Quality Sleep

Most people see poor sleep and think “Oh, I have good quality sleep. I fall asleep so fast. I don’t need to read this” and flip the page. But do you know what really defines poor sleep? If you experience lethargy, brain fog and food comas in the day, or have vivid dreams and wake up to urinate often at night, you very likely have poor sleep. Although these traits seem normal because you have had them for so long, all of them are red flags for insufficient sleep in quality and/or quantity. 

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7 Tips To Help Prevent UTIs

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are one of the most frequent infections in women. Around 50-60% of women will develop UTIs in their lifetime. As most women know, the symptoms of this condition are extremely uncomfortable. Women are more likely to develop UTIs than men because women have a shorter urethra, which makes it easier for bacteria to reach the bladder. Here are some tips to help avoid UTIs in the first place.

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