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How To Have More Energy
How To Have More Energy
by Anna Heston • March 05, 2020

If you are one of the many who hit a lull in energy in the afternoon or even wake up still feeling tired, you aren’t alone. The energy drain is so prevalent that an entire energy drink industry has cropped up around it. But is chugging sugar-packed energy drinks the only solution? And is the kick from a cup of coffee what we should reach for in the afternoon? There are other ways to boost your energy that don’t involve ingesting stimulants.

The Effects Of Standing All Day
The Effects of Standing All Day - Is it Bad?
by Anna Heston • March 03, 2020

But is standing just as bad as sitting? Hairstylists, nurses, cashiers, warehouse employees and so many more people not only stand all day, but they often stand on hard concrete. Many people in these professions have reported lower back discomfort, sore legs, and aching feet among other issues.

The Benefits of Brisk Walking
Benefits of a Brisk Walk
by Anna Heston • February 27, 2020

According to the Mayo Clinic, if you can manage a brisk walk, you can see a real improvement in your health and fitness. A brisk walk can help you control your weight, prevent or manage high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease, improve your balance, and strengthen your bones.

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Wearing Shoes Without Socks: The Downside
by Maya McLeroy • February 26, 2020

Should you wear shoes without socks? Just because you can doesn't mean you should. When you wear shoes without socks you are creating a moist place in your shoes for smelly bacteria to thrive. Not only will your feet be unhappy, but you can ruin a good pair of shoes as well.