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.

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 […]

Fight Fatigue the Natural Way

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In today’s fast-paced world, fatigue can be a major hindrance. Regular fatigue afflicts many people in the United States, significantly reducing their quality of life. Fatigued workers also cost companies millions of dollars in reduced productivity, which is quickly becoming a major problem. The market is inundated with products promising to provide bursts of much-needed […]

Working Construction? Protect Yourself Against Mesothelioma

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Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a deadly carcinogen. Individuals were typically exposed to asbestos at their work-sites, either through touch or by inhaling the asbestos fibers in the air. Although the use of asbestos has been restricted, the residual effects of asbestos, such as mesothelioma, are still being regularly seen today. […]