When the swishy new gym opened in town, the promotional flyers arrived thick and fast.Â I ignored the first dozen or so, thinking that no amount of hi-tech training machines and hot yoga rooms could persuade me to part with the large fee required to gain access to that temple of toning and sweat.Â Â
New Gym Bag, No Clue?Â
Then the drip-feeding of hard-body propaganda started …
We all need to drink around 2 liters of water every day to stay properly hydrated.Â That still applies to anyone with a sedentary lifestyle or sitting at a desk job.Â But sometimes, our bodies need more.
A Thirst for Fitness!Â
If you play sports, take an exercise class, go hiking or enjoy any of the fantastic fitness opportunities available to most of us — you need …
We learned a little more this week about how lead ended up flowing out the taps in Flint.Â Researchers at the University of Michigan have released their forensic conclusions on how the crisis took shape.
The “Swiss Cheese” Evidence
Officials had put forward a claim that failure to add anti-corrosion chemicals hadnâ€™t impacted on the eventual contamination of the water.Â This assertion was undermined by the researchersâ€™ …
Thereâ€™s a special kind of shadow that descends over even the most loving friendships once one party â€“ Iâ€™ll call her “Jane” â€“ discovers the wonders of Multi-Level Marketing, or “MLM.” Â Iâ€™ve seen friends there before with candles and “natural” skincare products of dubious origin. Â This time, it was the turn of Kangen and their money-spinning (but not saving!) modus operandi. Â
We love busting myths.Â Especially the ones that relate to water ionizers!Â The wonder of all of the information flowing freely around the internet is that inevitably, myths and inaccuracies start to emerge.
Weâ€™ve taken hold of 5 popular myths that seem to crop up regularly, in order to bust them!
Ionized Water is Like Regular Water. Well, why not start with the Big One?Â We know this myth inside out.Â Every drop
Ventriloquist and entertainer Terry Fator likes to joke that overnight success following his appearance on America’s Got Talent in 2007 was only 25 years in the making.
Before the Big Time
On the fringes of the business for years, the lowest point, Fator recalls, came when he was already disheartened after plugging away in small town fetes and theaters for years.Â Then one night, Fator opened a show in …
Reverse osmosis water units are important in survival situations or in war zones where the usual water infrastructure has broken down, for example.Â The idea is that dirty water is pumped through a semi-permeable membrane, which removes salt, some bacteria and other contaminants.
Want the Good News First?Â
The good news?Â It works.Â Nearly everything is removed from the water.Â The bad news?Â That includes the good stuff — the elements we need our …
We all know that there are serious problems with Americaâ€™s water pipelines and infrastructure from coast to coast, so well water must be a better option, right?
Well, Whatâ€™s the Truth?
Well water gives an impression of natural purity, untainted by miles of aging, contaminated pipework.Â After all, people have drunk well water for hundreds of years.Â Lots of us have grandparents who drank water from their own wells, and they …