As the cold weather takes over, it becomes harder to exercise outside. But it does create the opportunity to spend more time on fun indoor workouts. Pilates is a popular series of exercises founded by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. Pilates focuses on the lengthening and stretching of muscles. It has many health benefits including improvements in mental health, strength, flexibility, and balance. Even just by doing a few exercises, abs can be flattened and flexibility increased. Pilates produces a plethora of benefits and it doesn’t even take a great toll on the body! Here are some of the top benefits:
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report indicating that eight million US women have not been tested for cervical cancer in the last 5 years. Screenings and vaccinations are a key component of cervical cancer and HPV prevention, and it is estimated that in 50% of cervical cancer cases the patient did not have regular screenings.
Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics declared the IUD the best form of birth control for young adults. IUDs are 99% effective at preventing unwanted pregnancy. However, even though the IUD is the most effective birth control on the market, it is only used by 9% of US women. This may be due to fears that the IUD has instilled in the minds of many Americans.
Rinse and repeat. These hair myths have been repeated way too many times and need to be put to rest.
Bunyos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If beautiful beaches and great weather aren’t enough to convince you that Hawaii is a great place to live, consider a new study from the United Health Foundation that ranks the Aloha State the healthiest place to live in the U.S.
Healthy Habits Can Reverse Aging
Healthy lifestyles can not only prevent, but also reverse the most common age-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. According to the new study, you can turn back the clocks and reverse aging at a genetic level by adopting some positive lifestyles.