Men’s Mental Health

We Need to Talk About Men’s Mental Health and Be More like Ryan Reynolds

Men’s mental health is something we don’t talk about a lot. The thing is, we should. Seriously. The discussion about the importance of recognizing that mental and physical health are equally important is happening. That said, it’s happening most often among women. It’s Not Just a Problem for Women Thing is, though, men’s mental health is just as important as women’s. We’re just not talking about it like they are. I was reading the news a few weeks back and I saw a headline with Ryan Reynolds. Turns out the guy has some serious anxiety issues. Yes, that Ryan Reynolds. Deadpool! Here’s this man pretty much most of us wouldn’t mind being for a day (or a lot of days) and it turns out he’s got an anxiety disorder. Is he weak? Stupid? Less awesome? Nope. In fact, I have to say that I think even more of him now Read More

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Lose Weight with a Busy Schedule: 18 Effective Hacks

Being able to lose weight with a busy schedule and reach your goals can seem easier said than done. After all, if your day is already packed with appointments, work, errands, and other obligations that eat away at your time, a new challenge hardly seems achievable. Still, just because you’re living a hectic lifestyle at the moment, it doesn’t mean that healthy weight loss is out of the question. In fact, if you have the right hacks on your side, you can take on your dieting goals without having to make any significant changes to your schedule. This doesn’t mean that you won’t need to make any changes at all. Yes, you can lose weight with a busy schedule, but you will still need to introduce some new healthy habits and tactics. After all, if you don’t change anything at all, why should you expect any results? The difference is Read More

Whole Body Workout

Top Tips to Turn Your Push-Ups into a Whole Body Workout

The other day, Bree and I got into a discussion about what makes a whole body workout. We were talking about the types of exercises we do to make sure we target all our large muscle groups. It involved talking about everything from various specific moves to the types of gym equipment we like best. At one point, I said that I often consider pushups to be a fantastic whole body workout. Naturally, she looked at me like I’d grown an alien head (she makes the same expression when I say I keep my place pretty neat). Regardless of how neat you might think I keep my home, I stick by my claim. Push-ups really can give you a whole body workout. You just have to do them right. Tips to Get a Whole Body Workout Out of Push-Ups • Start on the floor – If you really want to Read More

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How I Finally Stopped Experiencing Leg Cramps at Night

Recently, I finally stopped going through painful leg cramps at night. This may sound odd, but I consider it an important achievement. Bree considers it a huge victory. After all, she doesn’t have to listen to me whining about it anymore! If you’ve ever been through leg cramps at night then you know how important it is that I stopped mine. They usually started late in the evening when I was winding down, or once I lay down in bed. They made me miserable! They hurt and made me feel like I needed to kick my legs. How to Stop Leg Cramps at Night: The Problem with Leg Cramping For a long time, I thought I was the only one who went through this. The feeling I stopped with leg cramps at night was focused mainly in the calf muscles. It occurred when the muscles would suddenly and sharply contract. Read More