Male Hormones and Fitness Performance

We’ve probably all heard stories about avid gym goers and athletes, both professional and amateur, resorting to the use of hormones in an attempt to boost their performance. It’s not uncommon, as nearly everyone knows that athletic performance is based partly around a healthy hormonal system. There are a range of links between hormones and […]

Hormones and Erectile Disfunction

The male reproductive system is absolutely reliant upon healthy hormone production. Everything from sexual drive to maintaining an erection and actual sperm production revolve mainly around testosterone, but at the same, other hormonal processes are linked in with testosterone. It’s a scientific fact, and often the butt of many cruel jokes, that older men do […]

Pregnancy and Hormones

Pregnancy is a wonderful, amazing time for women. The bringing of an additional life into the world puts a tremendous strain on the body and mind. However, at the same time, it can also play havoc with our hormones. And it’s not surprising; during pregnancy, the body is not only sharing hormones with the little […]

Female Hormones and Gut Health

Gut health is a subject often overlooked by women who are often too busy to give it attention, or simply write constant gut health complaints off as a fact of life. The truth, however, is that gut health and hormonal levels are quite closely linked. For starters, the gut microbiome creates and distributes many of […]

Natural Female Hormone Supplements

Having a working, balanced hormonal system is great. In fact, it means that other bodily functions and processes are on top of their game, and for a woman, this means she can enjoy good mental health, an attractive body shape, and a generally healthy appearance. But a mixture of life’s circumstances can and often do […]

How to Balance Female Hormones

The female body is a perfectly tuned machine, much like its male counterpart. Included in that perfect synergy is the hormonal system. It’s what gives us healthy hair, skin and nails and a balanced body shape, what gives us our sex drive and, ultimately, the ability to bear children. The responsibility to keep our hormones […]

Drink and Drugs Affect Womens’ Hormones

Hormones and, more importantly, the proper function of them, are essential for any woman wanting to live a long and healthy life. They are the building blocks of bodily processes, and for women, they are quite literally one of the main things that give us a distinct appearance from men. So, it is all the […]

Yoga – Physical or Mental?

Many people will get into yoga for a myriad of reasons. Some will look to get back into shape, or generally limber up and feel a little more supple and less ‘creaky’. Some will get into yoga for the mental calm and peace of mind that it brings. But a lot of would be yoga […]

How to Get Started With Yoga

We’ve all seen a yogi (or at least someone who looks like they know what they’re doing!) and thought to ourselves, “I’d love to learn how to do that”, and with good reason. Those practicing yoga look fitter, healthier and generally more content. But far from being something with a high wall of entry, yoga […]

Rethink your success measure

With a busy life, it is so easy to prioritize other things over our fitness, and often this is for a good reason. Spending time with our family, for example, is always going to be more important than getting your workout in at the gym. However, there are also things in our lives that needed […]