If anxious thoughts keep you up at night or you suffer from certain sleep and respiratory disorders, a weighted blanket might be just the thing to add to your anti-anxiety routine. Learn all about weighted blankets and the evidence that they might help with anxiety.Continue Reading “Do Weighted Blankets Really Help For Anxiety?”
Vaping is commonly touted as a safer alternative to smoking. While it’s apparent that inhaling vapor is better for your lungs than inhaling smoke, are the health benefits of vaping versus smoking all they’re cracked up to be? We’ve compiled all the evidence you’ll need to make an informed decision.Continue Reading “Vaping: The Healthier Alternative to Smoking?”
Why has intermittent fasting become the latest health craze?
Chances are you know someone who’s trying this popular diet to bust through a weight loss plateau or get better gains from workouts, but does intermittent fasting really work for these goals? Is it safe for everyone? Can it really turn you into some kind of lean, fat-burning superhero like some proponents are saying?
Here’s what you need to know before you decide whether or not to give the fasting fad a try… Continue Reading “Intermittent Fasting: The Good, the Bad and the Hungry”
Incorporating a variety of exercises into your workout routine maximizes the benefit you get out of each session. By hitting multiple muscle groups in different ways and from different angles, you build strength through a full range of motion and increase endurance so that you can do more in future workouts. Continue Reading “Isotonic vs. Isometric Exercise: Definitions, Examples and Benefits”
“Jeff” decided to turn to sex toys and eventually sex dolls after facing too much frustration in the dating world. Lemm was bullied growing up, causing him to become introverted and rely on imaginary friends as a child and sex dolls as an adult for “human” companionship. Ozaki turned to a sex dolls for intimacy after the spark left his marriage. “Michael” commissioned a sex doll that would take his foot fetish one step further… Continue Reading “Are Sex Dolls Sex Positive?”
Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is hailed by many as a “miracle cure” for everything from obesity to cancer. As one of over 80 active cannabinoids in the hemp plant, CBD exerts specific effects on the body and may have benefits for some conditions, but the current science doesn’t always support widely touted health claims. Continue Reading “The No BS Guide to Cannabidiol (CBD): Information, Uses, Side Effects and Laws”
If you vacationed near a body of water recently or live in an area where water sports are popular, you’re probably familiar with paddle boarding. Developed in Hawaii, this sport has increased in popularity in recent years among people of all ages and can be enjoyed just about anywhere water is found. Continue Reading “These Inflatable Paddle Boards are Great Fun and Perfect for Beginners”
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Whether you’re a student or an electronics hobbyist, building a robot is an activity that can enrich your mind and help you develop skills in multiple disciplines. When you make a robot, you’ll learn about basic engineering, construction and physics. You’ll also learn programming skills and discover how the components in a computer interact with one another. Continue Reading “How to Build a Robot”
At first glance, yoga and Pilates seem very similar. They’re both forms of low-impact training with a focus on combining breath, focus and mental awareness with physical movement. However, when it comes to fitness, is one better than the other? Continue Reading “Yoga vs. Pilates: What’s the Difference?”
Planning a trip to one of the world’s most beloved tourism, vacation and exploration spots?
Located in the south-western Pacific Ocean and marked by mountainous ranges, rolling valleys, wild rives, active volcanoes and – let’s not forget – vibrant metropolitan cities, New Zealand is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, with an endless array of sights, activities, attractions and natural wonders for people of all interests to enjoy. Continue Reading “Ultimate New Zealand Vacation Itineraries for Wine Lovers, Thrill Seekers and Tolkien Fans”