Joe Lewis

981 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 6 Followers | @JoeFitAsia | Hails from Hawaii, lives in Asia, CEO JoeFitAsia – a fitness gym, club solutions company that offers equipment sales & consulting services that include: Pre-opening concept, design, sales/marketing, staff recruitment/training & club management: to hotels, service apartments, sports clubs, golf courses, gyms, military, government, universities, corporations, sports performance centers and hospitals. Joe has been involved in the opening of 40+ gyms, 8 sports clubs in Asia from Seoul to Surabaya and Seattle & Dallas. Joe is the creator of Wellness-Centric Gym Concepts, RESULTS 7 Pillars of Dynamic Fitness, Nutrition & Health, 6 Qualities of an Excellent Club, Training Zones, and One Health-One Wellness Asia. Joe trains with Kettlebells, TRX, free weights, body weight exercises and cardio sprints.  A martial arts practitioner since age 15. Joe served in the US Marine Corps Force Recon. For more info: about.me/lewisjoe 

Thai Cave Rescue Highlights the Value of Teaching Children to Meditate

The coach of the rescued boys taught them techniques to stay calm, and any parent can use meditation to help their children deal with stress<p>The miraculous rescue of the Thai soccer team this past week left many of us wondering: How did those 12 boys manage to stay so calm while trapped in a cave …

Meditation

What is the best type of meditation?

Meditation offers time for relaxation and heightened awareness in a stressful world where our senses are often dulled. Research suggests that …

Meditation

21 Home Remedies for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes frequent interruptions or pauses in breathing at night. Breathlessness in sleep apnea can last from 10 …

Sleep

I Went to a Sleep Coach, and Here Are 4 Things I Learned

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, you could probably benefit from learning more about your sleep habits.<p>Everyone knows that good sleep matters. Chronic poor sleep can up your risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Good sleep, on the other hand, can be the ticket to a …

Sleep

Avoid these foods for better sleep

How well you sleep affects your mood and productivity. If you often find yourself struggling to fall asleep, your diet may be to blame. Try ditching …

Wellness

10 Insanely Weird Things People Do In Their Sleep

We think of sleep as a time for rest, a treasured time of the day when we can rest away from the world or as a time for the body to recharge itself. …

Sleep

We Sleep-Train Babies — Why Not Sleep-Coach Adults?

It's a sequence of events that's all-too-familiar to so many: a night of tossing and turning followed by a day of throwing back coffee in a desperate …

Sleep

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

'Forest Bathing' Really May Be Good For Health, Study Finds

‘Forest bathing’ or <i>shinrin yoku</i>—spending time in a forest or other green space to reap the health benefits—has become an increasingly popular activity in recent years, especially in some countries, like Japan, which take it pretty seriously. And with good reason—the practice isn’t some new-age form …

Ecology

Bad News for Anyone Who Thinks Vaping Will Help Them Quit Smoking

This study shows how unhelpful e-cigs can be.<p>We all know the kinds of people who vape to look cool, but you probably know just as many others — if …

Public Health

Derms say cold showers have a host of health benefits…if you can stand them

On hot, humid, sticky days, a cool shower sounds pretty appealing, and as it turns out, there are health-related benefits to taking a cold water …

Skin Care

Daily coffee could contribute to longevity finds study

A new study published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found evidence that moderate amounts of coffee a day can improve longevity. …

Research

This New Smart Oven Uses Light To Cook Healthy Food Super Fast

The Brava oven will change your entire kitchen<p><i>This smart oven uses pure light to cook dinner in half the time of traditional oven</i>• <i><br>Pure light can create convection and conduction heat, or directly transfer energy</i>• <i><br>Say goodbye to preheating. Brava can hit 500 degrees in under 1 second</i>• <i><br>It’s the first oven</i> …

Cooking

Ploughman's Lunch Box

• Calories 498<br>• Fat 29g<br>• Satfat 9g<br>• Unsatfat 17g<br>• Protein 21g<br>• Carbohydrate 41g<br>• Fiber 5g<br>• Sugars 21g<br>• Added sugars 3g<br>• Sodium 746mg<br>• Calcium 27% DV<br>• Potassium 12% …

Nutrition

How to boost serotonin and improve mood

Serotonin is a chemical in the brain that can affect mood. Eating foods that contain the essential amino acid known as tryptophan can help the body …

Nutrition

The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy

Meditation Column: Time to find your serenity

Take a moment to meditate on the stillness under the sounds you hear and the things you see in motion.<p><b>By Patrick Kelly</b><p>Stillness; simply defined, is …

Meditation

The Thai soccer coach taught his team to meditate in the flooded cave — and it may have played a powerful role in keeping them alive

Stop. Breathe. Let everything go.<p>That approach appears to have been one of the technique used to help keep a team of boys and their soccer coach alive for the 17 desolate days trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand.<p>All 12 boys and their coach were rescued this week by a team of Thai Navy …

Meditation

How forest bathing can help you reduce stress, become one with nature

Forest bathing does not require a swimsuit, an actual bath or even water.<p>It does require you to bathe, metaphorically speaking, in nature, with all …

Meditation

Vitamin sea: The importance of taking an annual vacation

Are you the type of person who looks forward to the next vacation on the first day back from the last one? Or, do you find it hard to switch off and …

Self-improvement

Why Your Child Can't Sleep

The term “pediatric sleep disorders” covers two distinct groups—respiratory and nonrespiratory conditions. Although patients from both groups may …

Sleep

Power of Melatonin

When the lights go out, melatonin ignites your sleep cycle—and moonlights as one of the world's most powerful antioxidants. Now you just need to harness it<p><b>YOU OWN AN ALARM CLOCK, RIGHT? YOU KNOW, THAT THING</b> designed specifically to annoy slumbering human brains into wakefulness? Well, you also own …

Sleep

This New Site Is the 'Web MD' For Medical Marijuana

Confused by the wide variety of cannabis products out there? Not sure of whether you have a symptom that can or should be treated with cannabis? …

Cannabis

Seven ways to do intermittent fasting

There are many different ways of intermittent fasting. The methods vary in the number of fast days and the calorie allowances.<p>Intermittent fasting …

Holistic Medicine

Role of food technology for healthy human microbiome

<b>PREMIUM</b> Microbes exist everywhere, inside and outside of the human body, as well as provide food, protect human health and shape our bodies.<p>The …

Microbiome

Can this DNA test help predict your longevity?

• Research health conditions<br>• Check your symptoms<br>• Prepare for a doctor's visit or test<br>• Find the best treatments and procedures for you<br>• Explore options for …

Harvard

The Obligatory Gear Post

There’s no two ways about it, thru hikers (and hopefuls, like myself) are obsessed with gear. We like to blog about it, read about it, watch youtube …

Backpacking

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

Camping

This Is the Golden Age of Backpacking Food

Lillian Hoodes lives in Boulder, Colorado, where she’s noticed a common theme among her outdoorsy peers: “Everyone has some sort of food allergy.” She’s not wrong. It’s estimated that 15 million Americans have some sort of diagnosed food allergy. That figure doesn’t include people who avoid certain …

Backpacking

What are the most healthful high-fat foods?

Healthful high-fat foods are not something to shy away from. The body needs a certain amount of fat from the diet to aid hormone function, memory, …

Nutrition