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Onko työasentosi karmaiseva kohtalosi vai työtehosi buustaaja?

Istumisen vaarallisuudella on peloteltu viime vuosina oikein isolla kädellä. Sanotaan, että <b>istuminen tappaa</b> tai että se on vaarallisempaa kuin …

Vitamins Cheat Sheet

| <b>source:</b> Sep 13th, 2014<p>It seems like everyone has been talking about the importance of vitamins recently, or maybe it’s just me. At any rate, every …

How I Quit Being Negative & Got Happy

I've always been cynical. Sarcasm makes me laugh, and complaining burns off some steam. When someone close to me commented on my negativity and my …

Happiness

4 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Gain Self Control

There are so many things I enjoy about working at Spire, one of them being the generous availability of healthy snacks. We have a good stock of trail …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trying New Things

<b>“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>I have a confession: I was really …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b><br>That early workout doesn't …

13 Tips For The Best Nap Ever

<i>By Kelly Fitzpatrick for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>A mid-afternoon nap of just 10 minutes can help you stay alert for more than two hours when you're sleep deprived, according to research from the journal Sleep. But it's not just insomniacs who benefit from some midday Zzs. Napping can also improve …

8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

We hear it all the time: Exercise is good for your health. At every single doctor's appointment, in magazines, on blogs. Jillian Michaels yells it to us through the TV. We get it.<p>But guess what. Jillian Michaels has reason to yell. Regular fitness keeps your visits to the doctor down. I learned …

9 Simple Things You Can Do to Be a Happier, Healthier Person

As a health editor, I spend the majority of my day poring over content related to, well, health. At HuffPost, we're lucky to talk to experts on a daily basis about how to live our best lives, both mentally and physically. Over time, you start to pick up on some things. Themes begin to emerge loudly …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

The A-Zzz's Sleep Guide to Wellness

The A-Zzz’s Sleep Guide to Wellness<p>| <b>source:</b> Jun 22nd, 2014<p>Unfortunately, I am part of the diverse group of people that has a difficult time …

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

Samsung's mobile health app can now tell when you're stressed out

The Galaxy S5's heart rate sensor has mostly been handy for fitness gurus, but it's now helpful for the rest of us, too. Samsung has pushed out an update to S Health that uses the sensor to track stress levels; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you'll know. The app also tracks …

How To Extend Your Life At Work

| <b>source:</b> May 23rd, 2014<p>I hate talking about work just as much as the next person, I would much rather talk about the football game- or just drink a …

Data Visualization

Monk in a Minivan: I Meditated My Way From Panic to Peace

<b>By Priscilla Warner, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>One day when I was 15 years old, in the middle of my shift as a cafeteria waitress, I thought I was …

How To Practice Mindfulness (No Matter How Busy You Are)

At one time or another, we’ve all experienced rushing mindlessly through our daily routines, missing how there are many opportunities to turn routine …

Mindfulness

Buddhify 2 brings mindfulness meditation to iOS

This excellent app helps beginners learn how (and why) to adopt this importance practice, which can help both mental and physical health.<p>Buddhify 2 for iOS is an app that teaches mindfulness-based meditation through a series of guided lessons.<p>Meditation? Please. I'm not a hippie or a Buddhist, or a …

Become A Better Swimmer With Limited Training

<i>Sara McLarty explains why you don’t necessarily have to spend hours and hours in the pool to become a better freestyle swimmer.</i><p>You know what they …

Knee Strengthening Exercises

Forget the human condition—knee pain is the one unifying force that most of us have experienced on some level. A sprain, a twist, a dislocation, a …

Pain

Breeze

There are tons of apps to keep track of your running — but what if you're more of a walker than a runner? If that's the case, Breeze should suit you …

9 Ways to Hack Your Morning Routine

Rise and shine!<p><b>1. Follow your biological clock.</b> No, not the one that your grandchild-hungry mother-in-law insists is ticking furiously. Get in the groove of your circadian rhythm by following this rule of thumb: Count 7-8 hours back from your ideal wake-up time, and go. To. Bed. Keep it consistent, …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

8 Simple Ways to Stay Committed to Your Fitness Routine

Sticking with a fitness routine is not always easy. We can be our own worst enemies. After all, we are toughest on ourselves. The truth is, missing a workout or sneaking a bite of cake becomes a way bigger deal in our own minds than it is in reality. Sometimes the only thing you need to keep you …

8 Foods With Awesome Mood-Boosting Benefits

Prepare to rethink everything you thought about “comfort food.”<p>Who hasn’t craved something sweet or fried while seriously stressed out? The problem is, these comfort foods are not your salvation…actually, quite the opposite. These foods can make you fatigued and raise your blood sugar so you …

Google Maps now features elevation profiles for cycling routes

“Cycling is the new golf,” according to <i>CNN Money</i>. While biking has long been a combination of leisure activity, sport and a practical means to get around town, cycling has now turned into an event for business people to get together. According to <i>The Economist</i>, a growing number of city cycling clubs …

Cycling

3 Tips to Save Your Spine

One of the most common questions in regards to weightlifting is how to strengthen the lower back. A combination of several preventative measures, …

Compress

7 Ways to Be Happier and Healthier at Work

Lifestyle blogger Meg Biram designed her dream office. Now she's sharing her tips for revamping your own space<p>After three years of working from home, two things were really bothering me: I had been <i>way</i> too sedentary and I felt the overwhelming urge to be around people every day—have somewhere to be …

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're just still hungry. …

Nutrition