Facts

Why exercise boosts mood

Why exercise boosts mood

Research conducted by scientists from the University of Michigan confirms that just an hour of physical exercise (and it doesn't have to be a full gym workout) boosts our mood and stimulates the production of endorphins, hormones that make us happy. That's why we feel so good after exercising.
8 main reasons you're lacking energy

8 main reasons you're lacking energy

Humans are in constant motion which requires energy. Nowadays having low energy and feeling tired is a big concern and a barrier to success for a lot of people. To overcome fatigue and lack of energy you should figure out the reasons why you feel that way first.
9 health benefits of quick morning exercise

9 health benefits of quick morning exercise

Short morning workouts get you into the habit of doing sports, boost your energy and help you to get in shape. Which is why many fitness guides recommend to take note of morning exercise and point out its efficiency comparing to working out in the evening.
Why eating smaller meals is better

Why eating smaller meals is better

The first rule of rational nutrition is to eat frequently, but in small portions. You can find this information on absolutely all websites, public pages and in books about healthy lifestyle.
Fitness Myths. Part 1.

Fitness Myths. Part 1.

Healthy lifestyle keeps gaining popularity. More and more people are starting to engage in fitness to lose unwanted weight and get in shape. Eager to achieve their goals people tend to fall for different longheld beliefs which aren't always accurate. Let's clarify the most popular fitness myths that can be a trap for anyone.
Can you lose weight faster by exercising on an empty stomach?

Can you lose weight faster by exercising on an empty stomach?

It's a common belief that exercising on an empty stomach is a quick and effective way to lose some extra pounds because your body is forced to use its reservoir of fat during this kind of workout. However, there is the other viewpoint, which is quite opposite: before training, you need to eat at least a small amount of carbohydrates, otherwise the body will have nothing to take the energy from. Let's find out the truth.
9 facts about sleep that might surprise you

9 facts about sleep that might surprise you

We already know that sleep is crucial for our health. We learnt what time to go to bed and how many hours of sleep is enough for us to feel good and for our internal systems to work properly.
The pros and cons of napping

The pros and cons of napping

Daytime sleep is one of the most frequently discussed topics. As always, opinions on this are rather divided. Some people think it's a waste of time, others believe that a "quiet hour" is essential.
Why hydration is important and how much water we need

Why hydration is important and how much water we need

Each and every one of us is familiar with the statement that a person should drink at least 2 liters of water a day. Our body is 80% water: blood-83%, brain-75%, bones-22%. Water is vital for almost every function in the body. Food contributes only 40%, another 10% is produced by the body itself. The other 50%, which makes up half of all the water needed, should be consumed in the form of a fluid.
What happens to the body during sleep

What happens to the body during sleep

That is no secret that an adult should sleep on average about 8 hours a day. But not everyone wonders what exactly happens to our body while we sleep and what will happen if a person does not sleep for at least a few days.
Cortisol: good or bad?

Cortisol: good or bad?

Cortisol is one of the most important hormones for our body. Cortisol wakes us up in the morning and helps us cope with stress. Along with the positive things that go with it, it can also have negative effects if one is constantly under stress.
Alcohol and a healthy lifestyle: compatible or not?

Alcohol and a healthy lifestyle: compatible or not?

There are still people believing that drinking small amounts of alcohol will not do any harm and a glass of red wine before a meal will even do some good. Scientists around the world have thoroughly studied this issue and have come to a consensus – any amount of alcohol is dangerous to health.
6 tips to help you work from home more efficiently

6 tips to help you work from home more efficiently

Working from home is a dream for many. But not everyone really estimates if they actually are able to do it. After all, there are a lot of factors at home that are very likely distract you from important things. Often people go to the office to be in front of colleagues and superiors as much as possible. As in this case, you will definitely have to work. Which is opposite of working from home, where you just want to crash on the couch and turn on the TV.
4 ways to slow down the aging process

4 ways to slow down the aging process

Maximum human life span is considered to be 122 years. Jeanne Calment is the oldest documented human individual who ever lived. Her age was confirmed by numerous official papers, and it is still a record holder among centenarians. Calment herself explained that she owed her longevity to regular consumption of olive oil, fruit, and a positive attitude. Moreover, until the age of 100, she led an active lifestyle. She cycled, played tennis, and even fenced.