In a sport where livelihood and fitness are so closely linked, it’s no wonder that fighters are in such great shape. Their conditioning is just as important as their talent and skill.
For a fighter, how well-prepared he is usually determines how well he performs. A supremely conditioned fighter can overwhelm a less-conditioned athlete with a constant and unrelenting barrage.
If they’re not in exquisite shape, fighters run the risk of not only losing, but also having their years of hard work and dedication wasted and missing their chance to let their talent and skill show and shine. Thus, fighters take training pretty seriously. Read more
If you want the physique\ and endurance of a fighter, Chad Howse explains how to train like one.
Wearing the right socks during the day may cure scoring at night, says Roger Dobson.
Wearing tight stockings during the day may be a new way to tackle snoring at night.
Compression stockings are widely used to treat varicose veins and prevent blood clots in the legs after surgery and during long-haul flights.
They are now being given to people with sleep apnoea, a major cause of snoring. Read more
The baldness drug Propecia can cause permanent impotence and shrink the genitals in some men.
A hair-loss medication reportedly tried by Wayne Rooney may cause prolonged and possibly irreversible impotence, scientists have claimed.
The recent findings come after one patient bravely stepped forward to reveal the drug left him with no sex drive and even shrank his genitals. Read more
When temperatures soar, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke can occur with little warning. Homeopathic remedies can be helpful in treating these conditions.
When the dog days of summer arrive, it's important to protect not only against sunburn, but heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Overexposure to the sun and excessive heat causes loss of fluids leading to dehydration, low electrolytes and an increase in body temperature. This is caused not only by high atmospheric temperatures but by over-exposure to the sun, or performing manual work during high temperatures and high humidity. Certain illnesses can make an individual more prone to heat exhaustion as well as drinking alcohol. Young children and the elderly are most at risk, but anyone can suffer, so caution is advised. Read more
Excerpt from WebMD on the benefits of apple cider vinegar for diabetic. Don't wait for the pill. Just take a tablespoon in a glass of water. Doesn't taste unpleasant at all.