Entries by samanthaolivier

Samantha has a B.Sc. in nutrition, and has spent two years working as a personal trainer. Since then, she has embarked on a mission to conquer the blogosphere. You can read more of her posts at Ripped.me

Watch Your Plastics if You Are Undergoing Fertility Treatment

You’ve probably heard synthetic materials aren’t all that good for your health, but did you know that a simple plastic bottle can in fact be keeping the stork away from your doorstep? It’s true. A number of studies carried out… 0 Shares |

Why do You Grind Your Teeth at Night

Teeth grinding is one of the most common issues people face these days, and even though it can happen when under stress or while concentrating on something, the fact is that it most frequently occurs during the night. If you’re… 0 Shares |

How Does Sleep Impact Your Self-Esteem

There are countless articles on the Internet that warn about the negative effects of chronic sleep deprivation, like an increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, or diabetes. If you’re staying up late every night binging your favorite… 0 Shares |

Why People Are Skinny Fat and How to Fix It

Anyone who has not been living under a rock for the past 10 years has a good understanding what a skinny fat physique entails. Popularly known as the “dad bod”, skinny fat people are commonly characterized by a medium to… 0 Shares |

Natural snack ides for the office

If you’re looking for tasty and healthy office snacks that’ll keep your energy levels high and your stomach full throughout the day – you’re come to the right place! Here are four fantastic recipes for simple yet extremely delicious snacks… 0 Shares |

What happens to your body when you use medical marijuana

Smoking marijuana, i.e. even the first puff, has an almost immediate effect on your brain, heart rate and sense of perception. Marijuana may have long-term effects on health as well, even though claimed otherwise by habitual users. Marijuana, or cannabis,… 0 Shares |

Should You Drink Water Before a Meal

What’s the one thing you can do to improve your skin, lose some weight, and energize your body? Believe it or not, it’s very simple, but it’s also something that most people take for granted or are unaware of all… 0 Shares |

Intermittent Fasting and Athletic Performance

Today you will find dozens and dozens of wildly inaccurate and promising diets which will promise to make you fit and get you in shape in just a couple of weeks. But as an athlete, you are probably wondering what… 0 Shares |

Running at Night – the Why and the How

Night is not exactly the time when most people have fitness on their mind. However, when the cheery crowds visit bars and clubs, the night owls descend from their nests, looking for one particular type of prey: a night sweat… 0 Shares |

When did the mind-body link turn into the smart-phone connection?

The omnipresence of tech marvels is one of the defining characteristics of our time. You could say that there is nothing inherently wrong with technology, except the fact that it stands in the way of our aspirations to live an… 0 Shares |