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Personal Trainers

Personal Trainers

What was once a luxury of celebrities and athletes is now at your finger tips? If you have little time or will you need to put on a form, you might need to hire one. We give you the keys to pick it.

What it was once a luxury or a whim of famous athletes and is now at your fingertips. If you have little time or will you need to put on a form, you might need to hire a personal trainer. We give you the keys to pick it.

The job of a personal trainer is none other than individually monitor into shape of a person. It is not just about planning an exercise routine, but also to control other aspects, such as motivation or diet, essential for the success of the work initiated by the coach to be successful for each client, who should value professionalism, plans individual and training before opting for hiring their services.

In this sense, a personal trainer should be the key piece for your customer achieve its objectives (always realistic) more quickly and effectively, whether these weight loss, increase muscle mass, maintain fitness, promote flexibility, etc. .

So far, the figure of the personal trainer was reserved for the more privileged classes, but it does not have to be a movie star or sports to have the support of these professionals. The average cost of a session may be around 30 euros, the same as, for example, a particular kind of English. Still, late fees depend on the dedication and exclusiveness needed.

5 natural remedies to cure menopausal symptoms

The most common and frequent symptom of peri-menopause and menopause are hot flashes. These happen in over two thirds of the women in the United States, and they manifest as heat feelings, followed by flushes, red face and intense sweating. There’s no explanation for the cause just yet, but gynecologists have agreed it has to do with changes in blood circulation. Hot flashes occur when our blood vessels close to the surface of the skin dilate. Many women go through intense sweating just to cool their bodies immediately afterwards. Some have chills or a rapid heart rate. All these signs of menopause can be incredibly unpleasant and comfortable for women. Check out these 5 natural remedies that might help diminish them.
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Exercise improves the prognosis of breast cancer

Exercise improves the prognosis of breast cancer

Perform regular exercise reduces the risk of relapse in patients with breast cancer and increases survival, because it stimulates and strengthens the immune system and prevents obesity.

Perform physical exercise reduces the risk of relapse in patients with breast cancer and increases survival, as explained by Dr. Laura Garcia Estevez, responsible for the Breast Unit Oncology Clara Pitched CIOCC HM Integral Center. According to this expert, sport stimulates the immune system and strengthens the body, helping to decrease inflammation, improve blood circulation and strengthen the cardiovascular system.

Prevent overweight is very important for breast cancer because the obesity can be a food for these tumors

In addition, regular physical activity helps control weight and regulate blood cholesterol and blood sugar, and has positive effects on the psychological level because it reduces stress, promotes self-esteem and causes the release of endorphins, which generate pleasurable sensations.

Avoid being overweight is very important in the case of breast cancer because obesity is a source of estrogen in some cases can be a food for this type of tumors, so exercise at least three times a week helps prevent weight gain.

Ideally, according to Dr. Garcia Estevez, is to choose an exercise that women enjoy, like running or walking, swimming, dancing, etc., and if you have not previously practiced sport he is also desirable to have a personal trainer or sign up for group activities until the habit of staying active is acquired.

If the patient is fatigued as a result of cancer treatment, this specialist indicates that the activity must adapt their state and start walking as soon as possible. And to prevent lymphedema, swelling of the arm due to the accumulation of lymph fluid after removal of lymph nodes in the armpit, there are specific exercises that women should perform after surgery, and explain in the Rehabilitation Service.

30 minutes of exercise a day relieve asthma symptoms

30 minutes of exercise a day relieve asthma symptoms

Asthmatics who practice a moderate-intensity exercise for 30 minutes a day are more than twice as likely to have well-controlled asthma symptoms, according to a Canadian study.

Practice exercise moderately for 30 minutes a day can reduce the symptoms of asthma, according to a Canadian study. In fact, the results of this research show that people with asthma who do sport daily are 2.5 more likely to keep a lid such symptoms compared with patients who do not exercise.

Activities such as walking, yoga, or cycling at a moderate intensity for 30 minutes a day can significantly reduce symptoms of asthma

In research that was published in BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 643 people diagnosed participated asthma whose physical activity habits were analyzed by researchers at Concordia University, the Hospital Montreal and other centers. Experts estimate that 40% of asthmatics are sedentary and in fact, 245 of the study participants admitted to not do any physical activity, and just 100 devoted to exercise 30 minutes a day.

Although asthma symptoms can be aggravated by physical exercise and, for this reason, it is generally recommended to asthmatics beware of physical activity because they could cause respiratory difficulties and attacks, the study’s lead author, Simon Bacon he explained that certain activities at moderate intensity walk, do yoga or cycling for 30 minutes a day, can have a very positive impact and significantly reduce the symptoms of the disease.

The specialist said that to prevent induced by exercise can take precautions like taking a specialized drug before physical activity and rest or freshen up later. He adds that it is important that these patients assets also remain during the winter, going for example to a gym to not be exposed to cold air (one of the triggers of asthma attacks), as the study showed that people who were constant in the practice of exercise throughout the year were the ones who benefited most.

Summer stings, tricks to prevent

Summer stings, tricks to prevent

The arrival of summer brings good weather and with it the rise in temperatures and the appearance of a greater number of insects, which causes an increased risk to suffer those horrible bites we all hate.

Bites at this time we arrive by land, sea and air because they can not only mosquitoes bite us or wasps if not to spend more time in places with sea jellyfish stings can suffer other aquatic animals and what about fleas or tracks.

Therefore, what we want to achieve with this post is a key facilitaros to try to avoid these annoying bites or, if you’ve fallen victim to them, to relieve them.

Types of Bites

Flies and mosquitoes:

In the case of flies, what happens is that we produce a small bite that usually hardly perceive and usually does not bite.
However, if we talk about mosquitoes things change. They usually attack sucking blood and saliva entering our body provoking itching.

Summer stings, tricks to prevent

Bees and Wasps:

With this kind of bites you have to take extra care as they can cause allergic reactions can be fatal.
Wasp sting is considered one of the most painful and often cause inflammation.


With spider bites can feel pain both at the time and subsequently.
The evolution of the bite depends on the type of attack we scratch, sometimes this kind of bites can acquire blue colors.

Jellyfish and aquatic animals:

Jellyfish stings are perhaps the most associate with summer.
This type of bites cause intense itching and it is best not to touch the area of the bite to prevent the poison from spreading.

Prevention at the Bites

• Use repellent and wear fine clothes with long sleeves. Remember to use these products at least half an hour before applying sunscreen on the skin caution.
• Do not walk barefoot especially on freshly cut grass.
• No frequent, especially at sunset, areas with standing water.
• Use extra caution near insect nests or hives.
• Avoid using perfumes.
• Use mosquito nets.

As Bites deal

In case you have not been able to avoid the dreaded sting you can follow these recommendations:

• It is recommended to wash the area with soap and water and apply cold 5-10 minutes to relieve pain and inflammation. The cold should never apply directly to the skin as it could generate burns, use a towel with ice inside.
• Given the bee or wasp stings is the best you withdraw the stinger with tweezers to prevent the poison from spreading and wash the area with water.
• If it is flea or tick bites, the best is as in the previous case remove it with tweezers.
• Use calamine or ammonia products that you can buy directly from pharmacies.
• If reactions bites are very intense need to use medicines or creams.

We hope that this summer bites do not invade your body.

Happy summer!

Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding Week

On the occasion of the celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, which took place throughout this week (1- 7 August) in more than 120 countries, we wanted to pay special tribute to our blog about this topic.

The purpose of holding this week is to encourage mothers to reconcile breastfeeding smaller tried in this way to improve the health of babies.

But, first things first, what is breastfeeding?

The breastfeeding is a feeding breast-milk from both considered by WHO (World Health Organization) and UNICEF (United Nations Fund for Children) as “an unequaled way of providing ideal food for growth and development of children.”

Therefore, it is ideal to provide all the nutrients that babies need in the first months of life to develop healthy growth.

Who can breastfeed?

Most women can breastfeed their children, just received good information of how.

At first it is normal to suffer from:

• Too full and swollen breasts
• Sore nipples
• Mastitis breast infection

But it is easy to solve problems you should consult your doctor.

During when time is recommended to keep breastfeeding?

It is advisable to maintain exclusive breastfeeding over 6 months; From this point, you should gradually introduce foods own age.

It is advisable to keep feeding the last 2 years of age of the child.

Breastfeeding rates

There are different types of feeding, following are some of them:

• Exclusive breastfeeding
• Predominant breastfeeding
• Full breastfeeding
• Supplementary Feeding
• Breastfeeding
• Breastfeeding bottle

As your health care in summer

As your health care in summer

Summer, the season in which we all live much more relaxed, we leave aside our concerns and we take care to enjoy, it is also one of the times in which more we take care of our health and of our own.

The heat, the sea, or displacement, are some of the factors that make have to take special care to avoid heat stroke, burns or cuts digestion among many other problems.

Then we will give some clues and rabbits to prevent these threats and that you can fully enjoy the holidays avoiding any health problems.

As your health care in summer

Beware of the sun

• Do not get the sun in the middle of the day to avoid burns
• Always wear sunscreen
• Use sunglasses and hats to protect the upper body
• Drink plenty of water and shaded areas looking to avoid suffering heat stroke


• It takes at least 2 liters of water a day, especially if you are elderly
• Do not do physical exercise that forces you to sweat a lot in the hottest hours of the day
• Search shaded and cool places

Eat well

• Always wash your hands before eating
• Thoroughly wash fruits and vegetables
• Keep refrigerated and consume them always when food

Respect digestion

• Wait at least an hour and a half since I eat until you eat to prevent a possible cut of digestion
• Do not eat very cold drinks while doing digestion

Beware bites

• Use repellents
• Do not use strong colors in clothing or strong fragrances

Beware of otitis

• Do not insert sticks or any other objects in the ears
• Do not submerge the ears in water for a long time


• Wear shoes to walk on the edge of the pools, or in public showers
• Take care especially hygiene

Extreme caution on the road

• Check the vehicle
• Do not drive if you have not slept or rested enough
• Avoid eating a lot before traveling
• No drugs that cause sleep injieras
• For every two hours

Find vaccines

If traveling abroad

• Find out about compulsory vaccinations
• Vaccinate all that is necessary

Remember these tips and make the most of the summer.

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

This day is a good time to recognize all those who leave everything aside and devote their lives to helping others. It is a day dedicated to all those who provide shelter to those in a vulnerable situation regardless of gender, age or geographical location.

12 years ago, back in 2003, the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad suffered a terrible terrorist attack in which 22 people died; Years later, in 2008, coinciding with the anniversary of the attack, the General Assembly decided to declare August 19 as World Day for Health Care.

Currently, millions of people around the world live in extreme conditions. Many of them suffer such poverty without access to basic services, let alone health care. There are times when even people who have everything are affected by natural disasters such as to lose everything.

Therefore, this day is dedicated to all those who dedicate their lives to work for others. Those who even risk their lives to help the most disadvantaged and not only that, but try to encourage international cooperation to find solutions to social problems in much of society is.

Today is a day to honor all those who lost their lives helping others and for those who continue to devote their lives to the vulnerable.

The concept of humanitarian assistance is based on fundamental principles such as humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence must be respected by all.

Who can be humane?
We can all be one, just need will. On numerous occasions, it is common that people who once have been hit by disaster, are the first to assist others to live after what happened.

Respond to emergencies is only one aspect of humanitarian work. Aid workers also provide support to communities to rebuild their lives after the disaster, to improve their resilience to future crises, to advocate for their voices to be heard and to build a sustainable and lasting peace in conflict areas.

This year, the campaign dedicated to commemorate the World Humanitarian Day has as its main objective to share stories of resistance that exist behind the humanitarian crisis.

Low #ShareHumanity hashtag, is to get as many people through RRSS, in order to commit, and participate in shaping a more humane world.

The campaign was low in search of influential people as well as ordinary people use their profiles on the networks to tell stories of survival, resilience and hope to try to inspire the rest of the world to help others.

Therefore, if you want to contribute to the cause and put your two cents, how much story you know or even consider your own history under the hashtag #ShareHumanity and try among all make this crazy world, a slightly more humane world.

Make return to work less hard

Mixed race woman holding baby and using laptop

Mixed race woman holding baby and using laptop

Summer is coming to an end. Next week many will take their jobs in offices, shops, hospitals, supermarkets and others. The holidays have finished and return to routine is just about to begin.

We want to give you some tips and advice to make this return to work a little more bearable and thus avoid stress, sadness, discouragement and even depression in some cases much overt workers after resuming his duties at work after having enjoyed the holiday.

• Set yourself new goals and objectives. This is one of the most important points to keep in mind as they will become your new motivation, a new mode will be off and escape from work also will make progress on some other aspect of your life.

Think about things that you like, and dreams to fulfill Set yourself the goal of achieving them.

• Move, do things after work and do not go home and give by finished your day. Take a walk or run and uses salt to the last rays of the summer still brings.
It will make you disconnect, you desestresara and make you feel good.

• Eat well. We all know that during the summer perform excesses with meals. With the return, it’s time to start eating right and forget some of the excesses committed during the holidays.

Eat a good breakfast before going to work, we give you the energy you need to go with batteries charged. By midmorning tomato A Kit Kat and energy Refresh yourself with a piece of fruit. At lunchtime, take vegetables and proteins will make you more bearable afternoon. Eat something afternoon and tries to put a light dinner to help you sleep well and have a good digestion.

• Sleep. It is true that during the holidays most of the time you spend on sleep, but not now have to stop sleeping and resting properly.Sleep at least eight hours a day, so you’ll be more rested and the day in the office will become less hard.

• Enjoy and laughs. Finally do not forget to laugh and enjoy. This is a fundamental. Make plans with friends, with your partner, your children or if you prefer make them yourself. Invest the time you’re not working on doing what you love. Read, run, go to a museum, take a walk, go shopping Sal, do that make you enjoy and unwind and especially to make you laugh.

Vaccination campaign against influenza: Know if you are a risk group

Vaccination campaign against influenza Know if you are a risk group

Influenza is a viral infection that primarily affects the nose, throat, bronchi and lungs and lasts usually a week. The symptoms of this virus include high fever, muscle aches, headache, malaise, dry cough, sore throat and rhinitis.

The flu virus spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing or simply talking. Therefore, it is a virus that spreads rapidly in seasonal epidemics.

To prevent the flu is recommended to wash or disinfect hands frequently, covering elbow when sneezing or coughing and timely vaccination on time. This vaccine aims to reduce certain complications caused by the virus such as hospitalizations, certain consequences of the virus and death.

Although most cases recover without medication there are certain risk groups can lead to serious complications, such as pneumonia, aggravated by disease or had already included fatal. The main risk groups be vaccinated when, among others, are:

• Personal health.
• Professionals who provide an essential public service.
• Pregnant women: in any trimester.
• Postpartum women: up to 10 days after delivery, if they did not receive it during pregnancy.
• All children from 6 to 24 months (two separate doses at least 4 weeks).
• Adults and children 2 years to 64 years inclusive who have certain conditions such as respiratory diseases, heart disease, congenital or acquired immunodeficiency (not hemato-oncology), oncohematologic and transplant patients and others like obese people with a body mass index to 40, diabetics, people with chronic renal failure on dialysis, etc.
• People over 65 years.
• oncohematologic contacts of patients.
• contacts of premature infants less than 1,500 g.

The vaccination campaign against influenza begins on October 15 and the vaccine begins to take effect within two weeks to apply. The protective capacity of the vaccine will depend on two factors: the state of health of the person and the age of it, and the similarity of virus circulating and the contents of the vaccine. Risk groups, should not be delayed excessively supplied when the vaccine.

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