CategoryFitness/Wellness

Can a Health Tracker Really Help Your Sleep?

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I’ve been using the Jawbone UP now for a few days and have been gradually monitoring my sleep patterns with it. The device has been telling me precisely how long I’ve been spending sleeping, as well as how long I’ve spent in deep sleep or light sleep. It has also shown me how many times I’ve woken up and has been keeping track of all this information so I can see patterns...

Health Benefits of Buckwheat

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Unfortunately for wheat or gluten intolerance sufferers, many wheat and gluten-free food products just don’t taste as good as the real thing. Substitute flours like rice flour can leave your pasta and bread tasting strange and have an unusual texture that can be hard to get used to. Fortunately, there are many wheat and gluten-free products that do taste great, and have additional health benefits...

Could MovNat Be One of the Best Stress Relievers There Is?

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Sometimes life can feel like one massive long stress. We wake up first thing in the morning to a loud alarm that startles us out of deep sleep, then we make our way to work – in a rush – on a crowded bus/road or train. After that we will drink a big coffee, you know, because we’re not wired enough already. Then we’ll sit at a desk for hours in the same position possibly while getting...

Whey Protein as a Prevention and Treatment Option for Obesity and Cardiovascular-Metabolic Diseases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has labelled human obesity a world-wide epidemic (Giskes, van, Avendano-Pabon, & Brug, 2011; Pimentel, Arimura, de Moura, Silva, & de Sousa, 2010). In the last couple of decades, America alone has seen prevalence rates of obesity almost double from 12.8% to 22.5% (Kuczmarski, Flegal, Campbell, & Johnson, 1994; Mokdad et al., 1999). It is now common...

Weight-Loss Incentives That Work Better Than Cash

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You may have read about Dubai offering their citizens gold for every kilogram of weight they lost. While this is a nice incentive to lose weight – for sure – this isn’t an option for everyone. We’re going to go over some other incentives to shed the pounds and get healthy. If you’re still not convinced that losing weight is important after reading, no one’s...

The 80 10 10 Diet (Dr. Graham’s Diet)

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When one is seemingly obsessed with drugs and alcohol, out come the labels ‘addiction’, ‘substance abuse’ and so on and so forth but when an unrecognized illness that is known as orthorexia, when one is far too obsessed to eat only healthy foods to the point when one slips up, the person overcompensates by taking an extreme form of action such as fasting and so on and so...

How to Transform Your Morning Walk Into a Perfect Weight Management Routine

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Are you getting increasingly worried about your weight? Getting more and more desperate to lose those extra pounds and get back in shape? But all those magic weight loss products are turning out to be nothing but rip-offs? And taking out time for the exercise or low calorie diet preparation sounds next to impossible because of your hectic schedule? And you hardly find any energy in your system...

Stress Hormones and Weight Gain – Why Changing Your Life Is the Only Way to Get Healthy

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Want to lose weight? Get into better shape? Feel energetic and healthy and full of vitality? The solution is not another diet or training program. Rather it is to combat your stress levels and your energy levels. Pretty much everything that isn’t right in your life can be boiled down to these two things and once you start to combat them both, you’ll find that life starts improving...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Loss and Body Transformations

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If you’re someone who is interested in getting into shape, then you will likely have made attempts at starting a training regime or a new diet. If you are like 80% of the general population though, then you will have found that sticking to these new programs is something of a challenge and you end up quitting your new regime and reverting back to your old habits. In other words then, if you...

The Most Annoying Diet and Fitness Myths

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As someone who has spent a lot of time either researching into health and fitness or doing the workouts in person, I consider myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject. Despite that though I still respect the fact that nothing is ‘set in stone’ as it were when it comes to training because we’re making new discoveries all the time, and obviously what works for one person...

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki is a full time writer who spends most of his time in the coffee shops of London. Adam has a BSc in psychology and is an amateur bodybuilder with a couple of competition wins to his name. His other interests are self improvement, general health, transhumanism and brain training. As well as writing for websites and magazines, he also runs his own sites and has published several books and apps on these topics. He lives in London, England with his girlfriend and in his spare time he enjoys climbing, travelling, playing games, reading comics and eating sandwiches.