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What are the Benefits of Grounding?

What are the Benefits of Grounding?

In our fast-paced, modern world, where technology and urbanization dominate, it's easy to lose touch with the natural world. A growing body of research suggests that reconnecting with the earth through a practice known as grounding, or earthing, can offer an array of health benefits!  Grounding involves direct physical contact with the earth, such as walking barefoot on grass, soil or sand, and has been associated with improved well-being across various aspects of physical and mental health. Is There Science Behind Grounding? Grounding is based on the principle that the earth carries a...

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FeaturedHolistic MedicineIssue 173Wellness & Lifestyle
The Benefits of Zinc Before and During Cold and Flu Season
The Benefits of Zinc Before and During Cold and Flu Season

The Benefits of Zinc Before and During Cold and Flu Season

As we see flu season on the horizon, the importance of maintaining a healthy immune system becomes increasingly apparent. Among the various minerals and nutrients essential for immune health, zinc stands out as a crucial element that can bolster our body's defenses against seasonal illnesses like the flu! Its role in supporting immune function has been well-documented, making it a valuable addition to our health regimen both before and during flu season.

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Health & NutritionIssue 171IssuesWellness & Lifestyle
Mastering Your Diet: The Key to Health and Performance
Mastering Your Diet: The Key to Health and Performance

Mastering Your Diet: The Key to Health and Performance

The diet you are following will either make or break you! A balanced diet will help you maintain a healthy body and reflect positively on your daily performance. Good nutrition is an important aspect of leading a healthy lifestyle. Your diet, combined with physical activity, can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases and promote your overall health.

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FitnessIssue 170Wellness & Lifestyle
The Power of Exercise for Self-Care: Nurturing Your Mind and Body
The Power of Exercise for Self-Care: Nurturing Your Mind and Body

The Power of Exercise for Self-Care: Nurturing Your Mind and Body

In today's fast-paced world, where stress and sedentary lifestyles are prevalent, incorporating regular exercise into our self-care routines is vital for maintaining optimal physical and mental well-being. Regular exercise can help prevent muscle deterioration, aid in heart health, boost energy levels and offers numerous benefits for our mental health and overall quality of life. This article explores the importance of exercise as a form of self-care and highlights its positive impact on physical and mental health.

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Issue 169Issues
From College Athlete to Acclaimed Strength Coach: The Inspiring Journey of Ashleigh Quint
From College Athlete to Acclaimed Strength Coach: The Inspiring Journey of Ashleigh Quint

From College Athlete to Acclaimed Strength Coach: The Inspiring Journey of Ashleigh Quint

Ashleigh Quint's transformative journey from a college athlete to a renowned strength coach has been an inspiring one in the world of sports performance and fitness. Overcoming setbacks and injuries, she channeled her passion into understanding the human body and optimizing performance. Her unique path started when a shoulder injury ended her pitching career but pushed her to study sports medicine and exercise science.

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