Health & Fitness

Life is about quality, not quantity. Living a long time won't do you much good if you're too weak to walk down a flight of stairs. But topics of health and fitness are complicated, so many people avoid even trying. Though we're not doctors, nor do we play them on the Internet, we have learned a thing or two about staying fit and healthy. If you're willing to listen, we would love to show you what we've learned.

Gleaming Confidence: the Importance of Good Oral Health

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It has often been said that a beautiful smile can light up a room, and the writer Max Eastman was telling the truth when he said: “A smile is the universal welcome.” It is also, of course, a wonderful way to build your confidence and self-esteem – some people start their day by smiling at […]

A Quick Rundown On The New It-Thing In Diet: Green Juice

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Juicing has been around for quite some time. Mixing and pressing out the juices of various solid food into a glass of packed liquid is something that even men are looking into. Some people take juicing into a different level where it is the only caloric intake that they have for a few days to […]

Do You Really Want Fast Food The Fast Way?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Aspen Dental for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

As kids, we were told to brush our teeth pretty much every morning and every night. It was part of the daily grind and eventually it became background noise for us. We may have been able to hide the truth from our parents, but our lies eventually caught up to us when we had to […]

Taking Care Of A Pityriasis Rosea Outbreak


A few weeks ago, I had a strange looking scrape on my right side of my ribcage. Throughout the day, I do a lot of different motions so I didn’t really think much of it and thought I probably rubbed against something. Almost a week went by and then I noticed another very similar scrape […]

5 Myths about Energy Drinks DEBUNKED

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Energy Drinks are popular with athletes, students, and working professionals who need a little extra lift throughout the day. Abuse of these products has led to misinformation and rumors. Get the facts, and avoid being fooled by these five most common energy drink myths. Energy Drinks Have Too Much Caffeine Most people get their dose […]

How to Increase Your Grip Strength


As a hobbyist rock climber, one of my main strength goals is to improve my grip strength. Though leg strength is a major component of successful rock climbing – especially on higher grade problems – the upper body still plays a major role. What’s holding a person to the wall most of the time? Your […]