Every year around this time we hear about someone who collapsed from heat exhaustion in a crowded stadium, or someone who passed out while running on a hot summer day, but this shouldn't be a reason to exercise inside all summer long. Sure, there will always be those scorching summer days when no one wants to venture out of air-conditioned comfort. However, it makes sense to learn some of the best ways to prevent heat-related health issues before they happen.
We've all heard the claims from the medical community about the benefits of drinking water, but most of them are aimed at maintaining a healthy complexion or improving bodily functions. While many nutritionists encourage more water consumption, it is not a hard and fast rule for weight loss – or is it?
Some people thrive in the winter while others eagerly wait for it to be done and over with. One of the unfortunate side effects of winter is depression, weight gain and unhealthy eating habits. It's not uncommon to put on a few pounds during the winter. Here are the 3 most important steps you can take to safeguard your health during the long Colorado Springs winters.
It's hard to go for one day without someone telling you to drink more water, especially during the summer months; but drinking water is important throughout the year. Even when the weather keeps you indoors and sedentary, there are still plenty of good reasons to stay hydrated. The importance of water has drawn many people to invest in water purification systems, bottled spring water and eco-friendly water dispensers.
They say as we get older it gets harder and harder to lose weight. Is this because we’re eating more and exercising less? Not necessarily. But there’s a pretty good chance that something else is happening – our metabolism is slowing down and making it harder to burn off the calories in the food we eat. Fortunately, there is something that can be done about it; actually several things. If you’re concerned about a sluggish metabolism, here are some simple changes you can make to speed it up.