You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
Every pet owner knows there's nothing more heartwarming than nuzzling nose to nose with your cat or having your face covered in puppy kisses. That is, unless your beloved pet has bad breath! We take care to be conscious of our own breath when we... Read more
Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep breathing gets rid of carbon dioxide waste and takes plenty of clean, fresh oxygen to your brain and muscles. More blood cells get the new, oxygen-rich air... Read more
When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out.
I know... Read more
It looks great in the movies: A depressed person dealing with serious pain or sudden injury pain pairs up with an intuitive physical therapist, motivational physician or insightful therapist. After a few sleepless nights and a little "hard work&... Read more
I've been a member since April 2009 and although there were times where I had not logged onto Spark for a long time, I've always come back. In the last year, I have noticed that the members of Sparkpeople are not as active as they once were, status... Read more
good morning - i notice over the last five months that even though i check in every day, my streak resets back to ONE day.
it is a small thing - but it is not correct. if you look back over the past years i am consistent at checking in and spinnin... Read more
I will be honest and say I hate exercising. I have exercise induced asthma and I have since I was a kid. I really don't like the tightening of the chest and burning lungs. I also don't sweat so I overheat easily.
I'm doing pretty good losin... Read more
I woke up very early this morning to accompany my Mom to the market! I had a fab breakfast, of thosai, a kind of low-fat Indian flat bread! Malaysia has mostly Chinese, Malay and Indian food (the 3 major races here), we have other kinds of food too b... Read more
As a fitness professional, one of the many things I notice is that when big things happen, the 1st thing we do is hold our breathe!! WHY?? Then we get upset, molehills become mountains! But if breath, deeply, slowly, & stay calm, somehow it does not... Read more
When you notice something amiss—a cough that won’t quit, sudden dandruff—you may run right to the computer to look up what could be going on. A recent survey found that 35% of Americans have used the Internet to self-diagnose a medi... Read more
For my students, breathing is the topic in yoga that prompts the most questions: How do you breathe in yoga? Should it be loud? How do I make that "noise" when I breathe? When the poses get too hard, I become out of breath. How can I keep b... Read more
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