From professional athletes to recreational sports competitors, some are always looking for a performance edge. This results in some seeking out banned performance-enhancing substances. These synthetic substances alter the athlete or competitor's body in a way that was not possible without it. Resulting in increased strength, endurance, and overall increased performance. Many of these substances called "PED's" or "Performance Enhancing Drugs" can have negative effects on the body over long term use and are not allowed in most professional sports competitions. The good news is, mother nature provides her several performance-enhancing substances without the risk and consequences of their synthetic, PED counterparts!
Tired of that extra baggage around your waist? Maybe you want to get back into your favorite pair of jeans? Or maybe you just want to be healthier and live a better lifestyle. Whatever your reason may be, weight loss is a goal that many people have. The problem? Making that goal a reality. Many seem to struggle with weight gain and managing a healthy bodyweight their whole lives. Getting that weight off once it is on your body can be tricky for some. This can be attributed to all kinds of factors, including the environment (exposure to toxins ect..), diet, lack of exercise, motivation and more. I will break down several factors to take into consideration when trying to lose weight and natural paths to success for your weight-loss goals!
We have all seen those infomercials on the latest and greatest prescription drugs, designed to mask the symptoms of all your health problems. Hopefully we have all also listened to the long list of side effects and complications that can occur from taking these prescribed drugs. Of the drugs that are prescribed, pain relieving are one of the most common. Risk factors of these drugs can range from addiction and abuse to a 50% increased chance of having a heart attack with common pain-relievers, including ibuprofen! No worries, mother nature has our back. She provides us with plenty of natural pain relieving options that come without the added risks!