Simple Myofascial Release

Tight muscles can cause extreme pain and we are all susceptible to them – especially around the neck, shoulders and lower back area. Myofascial release is a form of soft tissue therapy which works to release contracted muscles and improve blood flow to the area. A large portion of back, neck and shoulder pain is caused by muscles which have […]

Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Cardiorespiratory exercise is the method by which we are able to improve our aerobic capacity. Aerobic capacity is the determining factor in sustaining both the duration and intensity of the exercise. Thus, the benefit of training the cardiorespiratory system is to enable more oxygen to be delivered and ultimately consumed by the body, allowing the […]

Home Sweet Home – Essential Oils in Your House

Although essential oils are potent antiseptics, most are too expensive for the average homemaker to use freely for such purposes as one would normally use household disinfectant, so the best way to ensure that your home is fragrant and germ free is to make good use of the vaporiser. However, there are several other ways […]

Garlic: Nature’s Underground Pharmacy

The many health benefits of garlic are well established. Garlic is known for having a positive effect on cardiovascular health, antibiotic and antioxidant properties, and the ability to boost our bodies’ natural defenses against attacking pathogens. It has been utilized for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The first recorded use of garlic was by […]