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.
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.
(Image credit: @Intelfreepress) 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 […]
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?
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 […]
If you enjoy playing computer games, it’s likely that you’ve heard of G2A. G2A is an online marketplace connecting buyers to sellers of game keys and digital assets such as 3-D models and Steam skins. According to Alexa.com, G2A is in the top 1,000 most popular websites in the world. Much of G2A’s popularity comes from […]
When you begin a weight loss journey, it’s natural to want a clear timeline for achieving your goal. However, “how long does it take to lose weight?” is the wrong question to ask. It suggests taking a temporary approach to a complex problem. Gaining weight happens over time, and weight loss should also be a […]
The number of different diet trends vying for attention is enough to make your head spin. Even major manufacturers are scrambling to keep up by producing new versions of classics designed to cater to ever-changing diet fads.
Fad diets come in cycles, fluctuating to match popular prevailing attitudes toward nutrition. Fear of dietary fat spurred the creation of dozens of “fat free” processed snacks, but it wasn’t long before carbohydrates took center stage as dietary villains. Fast on the heels of the low-carb trend, the media declared fat to be vindicated and […]
From desk jockeys to endurance athletes, just about everyone suffers from tight hip flexors at some point. The muscles in and around your hip joint could be responsible for your back pain, the funny twinge in your knee or the tension you feel every time you do crunches. When you understand the underlying cause of […]