Health & Wellness

How to Strengthen Your Immune System in the Face of the COVID-19 Virus

It’s hard to miss the headlines about the novel coronavirus called COVID-19. But do you know how the virus originated, who’s at risk, and most importantly, what you can do to prevent getting sick? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, China, and linked to a live animal market. The official name of the disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, “CO” stands for corona, “VI” for virus, and “D” for disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. …

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Five Ways Gardening Boosts Your Mental Health

It’s no secret that your state of mind has a huge impact on your health. Mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, affect people of all age groups and demographics. Our mental state also affects our social lives. So how do we make mental health a priority in our everyday lives? The answer could be as close as your backyard. Here are five ways gardening boosts your mental health. Sunlight for Stress Relief Getting out in the sun to work on your garden feels great. But don’t take our word for it. There’s science to back us up! Sunlight …

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Importance of sleep and how to get the most of it

Whether you want to optimize health and performance or beat a health problem, sleep is a key ingredient. With the modern lifestyle and technologies, we are getting less sleep and worse sleep quality—over 35% of US adults get less than seven hours every night1. Since March is sleep awareness month, we explore the in’s and out’s of better sleep and how infrared sauna sessions can help. What happens when you sleep Sleep isn’t just laying still through the night. Rather, sleep is when your body performs many vital functions as it cycles through different stages, including rapid eye movement (REM), …

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Q&A with Dr. Will Cole: How to Recover from Holiday Overindulgence

The New Year is upon us and now is the time when we are supposed to be jumping on the resolution bandwagon. Getting into the healthy resolution spirit can be challenging when deep in the aftermath of holiday overindulgence. All of the social gatherings with festive cocktails and other high-sugar, high-fat indulgences may have you feeling sluggish as you kick off the new decade. It can be helpful to take a few moments to reflect on the last decade and think about what you would like to change to help your overall well-being. So often New Year resolutions are all …

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Save the Planet with a Healthy Diet

Save the planet with a healthy diet? It may sound strange, but changing the way we eat can improve our health and the prognosis of the planet we call home. A report by the EAT-Lancet Commission says we need to act fast. The group of 37 scientists from 16 countries studied the issue of global pollution for three years. Its January 2019 report says “without action … today’s children will inherit a planet that has been severely degraded and where much of the population will increasingly suffer from malnutrition and preventable disease.” It goes on to say that current farming …

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How Sunlighten Saunas Help Calm Nerve Pain Flare-Ups and other Neuropathy Pain Disorders

I have suffered from chronic pain since 1997 as a result of a skiing injury. My life changed on my last run when I rescued a child from hitting trees. I went through multiple surgeries and no one realized why I continued to be in pain. Ten years later, I visited a doctor at the University of Kansas Hospital where I was diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. Living Through Pain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ty0yvLl0LU My life was what you would consider “normal”. I was a young adult living in California with two jobs, two dream jobs. I worked as a ski and snowboard instructor during …

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Fall Detox Tips to Keep You Warm & Healthy All Season Long

Winter is coming, and you know what that means: cold and flu season. Prepare your immune system to fight back with a fall detox.  A build-up of toxins can lead to a host of common illnesses. Ridding the body of these toxic substances may help relieve symptoms, prevent future illness, and increase overall health and vitality. Here’s what you need to know to about a full body detox, so you can reset your defense system and remain healthy all winter long. Detox Basics What is the best way to do a body detox? There are many ways to detox, and …

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How Infrared Saunas Can Boost Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season

The cold and flu season is upon us. Despite the advances in biomedical research, there is still no effective prevention and treatment because there are so many different strains of these constantly evolving viruses. In addition, these viruses are everywhere! It is far better to strengthen the immune system so that you reduce the chance of getting sick in the first place. After all, viruses can only make you sick if your immune system allows it. In this post, we will discuss how infrared saunas can help strengthen your immune system for this cold and flu season. How a Fever …

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6 Unknown Benefits of Sunlight

People are inundated with the dangers of exposure to too much of the sun’s rays, but too little sunshine is detrimental as well. Sunlight exposure is thought to increase the release of serotonin by the brain. This hormone is associated with mood boosts as well as keeping people focused and calm. Sunlight also shuts down melatonin, which makes us sleepy. This keeps the body’s day and night cycle regulated. Sunlight further improves health in a variety of ways. 1. Soak Up Vitamin D When people spend time outside, particularly when the sun is out, they are helped in the manufacture …

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Why You Need a Muscle Recovery Plan: Tips from the Experts

One of the biggest trends in fitness is not the workout itself, but the muscle recovery afterward.  Ahead of the trend is New York City’s first recovery studio.  RēCOVER opened its doors in March 2018 and quickly captured the attention of The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Today Show, and many, many more. When you are first to market and boast that you are “the world’s first fully comprehensive recovery studio”, people start to listen. The first thing we want to make clear is that “fully comprehensive” doesn’t mean simply having more “stuff” than our predecessors. The …

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