Myths About Exercise Part 2

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

Myths About Exercise Part 1

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is the simplest peroxide (a chemical with an oxygen–oxygen single bond). It is a colorless liquid at room temperature. Small amounts of gaseous hydrogen peroxide occur naturally in the air, but it is unstable and decomposes readily to oxygen and water with release of heat. Hydrogen peroxide is used as a chemical intermediate,…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 6

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Food Myths Myth 1 – Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight. Fact –…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 5

There’s so much advice floating around on what to eat (and not eat), it can be hard to sift out the truth. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Physical Activity Myth Myth – Lifting weights is not good to do if you want to lose weight, because it will make…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 1

A diet myth is advice that becomes popular without facts to back it up. When it comes to weight loss, many popular beliefs are myths and others are only partly true. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Diet Myths Myth 1: – Fad diets work for permanent weight loss….

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Fruits Part 1

Fruit mostly ripens due to the release of the plant hormone ethylene, which is a gas. Most fruits will give this off more and more as they ripen and especially in a warmer environment (which is why you put fruit in the fridge if you want it to slow the hell down and stop ripening)….

What Yoga Does To Brain Part 2

We all know that yoga does wonders for the mind. Even novices of asana, pranayama, and meditation report feeling increased mental stability and clarity during the after practice. Now, thanks to sophisticated brain imaging technologies, neuroscience is proving what teachers and practitioners have known for ages – that yoga and meditation can literally change your…

Top Myths About the Human Brain Part 1

While researchers are still uncovering the secrets of how the brain works, they have discovered plenty of information about what goes on inside your head. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of brain myths out there. The following are just a few of the many myths about the brain : Myth 1 – We only…

Daily Dose of Living

Get ready to maximise your potential, maximise your living with empress2inspire’s new posts series “Daily Dose of Living”. These series will bring you the best in personal development and productivity every day of the week. Your best life awaits.  In today’s post we will talk about things to consider before starting a new habit. Change, real…