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Pro2FIT – A multifunctional device for Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT)

pro2fitInspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) is a breathing technique aimed to improve performance of the respiratory muscles by having particular exercises. It includes a few exercise routines, breathing, and other, to boost endurance and strength of the respiratory muscles and improve respiration.

IMT is usually performed by those who are suffering from emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, and also COPD. Nevertheless, many individuals take IMT within their sports training because this training can intensify the muscles used for respiration. Researchers have revealed that regular IMT can boost a person’s strength while in cardio workout or sports activities such as cycling and running.

When an individual is breathing in general, they usually use between ten to fifteen per cent of his or her entire lung capacity. With IMT any person can maximize the volume of lung capacity used. (more…)

Vaping can be the best alternative to quit smoking

poikmknjOne important thing we often get questioned about is e-cigarettes. Many people have several questions: Are they not harmful? Can they get your lung worse?

The right answers to such questions are difficult to find. That’s the reason why all of us need the government, and medical practitioners to do more to be clear, correct information out to those who ask it.

The good thing is that vaping using smoketools is much less hazardous when compared with smoking regular cigarettes. The most reliable evidence reveals that using an e-cigarette will only be around 5% as risky as smoking regular cigarettes. (more…)

What to Look for when hiring a personal trainer

gfhaaqIf you are trying to lose weight, find the solution to health and fitness issues, build muscles, or even to gain a good-looking body, then you must think about hiring a personal trainer. Though it might be a bit expensive, this trainer can certainly help you to reach your fitness goals.

Now we will discuss why hiring a personal trainer is really important. If you are an obsessed individual who feels it is difficult to enjoy life caused by all the illness and sickness which are suffering you, then you really need the help of a personal trainer immediately. Your personal trainer will give you workout routines either in a studio or even in your home.

Your personal trainer will guide you to use all the needed pieces of equipment and gadgets to achieve your fitness goals. Aside from paying for your personal trainer, (more…)

Book review: The Horse Boy, Rupert Isaacson

mk88Travel writer and activist Rupert Isaacson has written for an assortment of publications in diverse parts of the English-speaking world. Married to an academic psychologist and based in Texas, travel was his livelihood as well as his pleasure. But when his son was diagnosed with autism in 2004, the whole family’s world threatened to implode. Five-year-old Rowan had epic tantrums during which he would scream and wail inconsolably for hours, was physically incontinent and  completely unable to connect with others. The child had 9 of 10 symptoms of autism, but because he could make good eye contact the clinicians thought he couldn’t be autistic.

Life for Isaacson and his wife became a never-ending series of crises. Hypersensitivity could make Rowan flip out if the texture of his clothing wasn’t quite right, or when he had to go from one place to another. And of course, he was still in diapers.

Nothing seemed to help until, in 2004, Rowan started making friends with his neighbour’s horse, Betsy. The first time they met, she dipped her head to him in the sign of obeisance which horses rarely give to other horses, let alone humans. Rowan liked Betsy just as much. On her back his tantrums calmed, he began to speak lucidly and even told the horse he loved it – the first time he had expressed love for anything or anyone. (more…)

How a Medical Flight Can Help You Get Better Care

vgt790If you find yourself seriously ill while you are abroad, then using a medical flight service could help you to get back home safely and comfortably. Medical repatriation services and air ambulances offer people who are too unwell to take commercial flights an option for returning home where they can get treatment on their health insurance, from doctors that they know and trust, closer to home where their friends and family will be available to look after them or to visit them.

These services use nurses or paramedics to monitor the people being transported. The aircraft are spacious and are designed to keep the customer comfortable and safe while they are being moved. (more…)

Tips to making your hair stronger & healthier

mkio89If you are someone like me, you prefer your hair more fabulous, tough and nourishing. The things you that don’t want is your hair starting to get messed up, rough, or even your hair falling out almost everywhere and found many in your clothes. Listed below are several useful information to ensure that your hair is healthy and looking good day to day.

1. Avoid washing your hair too often

washing your hair every single day is tiring for your arms. Also, washing your hair every day often means that you are trying to stimulate too much amount of oil coming out from your scalp, since your hair is getting stripped of its oils every morning or night. There’s practically nothing wrong on this except, too much oily hair can result in dandruff, and then dandruff may make your hair to easily fall. Assuming you have good hair, washing every day can also trigger soreness to the scalp according to what shampoo you are using. (more…)