In the sport and weight lifting world, there are thousands of different types of supplements on the market, all designed to improve performance. Of the many types of supplements, there are a few that are becoming very commonly used, even amongst recreational athletes and the general fitness population.
Herbalism or botanical medicine is the traditional medicinal practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. Plants have been used as healing agents since prehistoric times by people all over the world. Botanical herbs are still in use today. Pharmaceutical medications, with their potential for harmful side effects and addiction, are becoming less popular. Check out the infographic below that details a history of Botanical Herbs and the threat they face from modern medicine.
These days, more children in America are obese than ever. The problem has escalated to epidemic proportions, and there doesn't appear to be any end in sight. It comes as no surprise that people are scrambling to find ways to combat this problem, but answers don't come easily. As with any other problem, quick fixes generally don't work. In the case of childhood obesity, that means that options like liposuction and other forms of plastic surgery like laser tummy tucks...
Nothing is more frustrating while on a weight loss journey than plateauing at a particular weight. You can keep pushing your body to the limits in the gym and even cut more calories, but without help you aren't likely to see the results you were hoping for. Sometimes getting back on track is as simple as refocusing your efforts with these helpful tips.