Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tuesday Tip: Keep capsaicin cream on hand

For sore muscles and joints, apply a cream or ointment that contains capsaicin, the active ingredient in chile peppers, two or three times a day. The heat from the peppers has been shown to help relieve pain.    

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Ultrafit Bootcamp’s 2015 Goal Giveaway!

With 2015 just beginning, it’s the perfect time to set goals and challenge ourselves to become healthier, happier, stronger, more flexible, learn something new, etc. Ultrafit will be running a contest beginning today, Jan 19th through Jan 31st where we … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tip: Eat bananas

People whose diets are rich in potassium may be less prone to high blood pressure. Besides reducing sodium and taking other heart-healthy steps, eat potassium-packed picks such as bananas, cantaloupe, and oranges.      

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Tuesday Tip: Sniff rosemary

According to some research, catching a whiff of this aromatic herb may increase alertness and improve memory. To stay sharp, try smelling fresh rosemary or inhaling the scent of rosemary essential oil before a test or meeting.    

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Tuesday Tip: Enjoy ginger

The volatile oils in ginger have long made it a useful herbal remedy for nasal and chest congestion. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over a 1-inch piece of peeled, grated ginger; steep for 10 minutes; and strain. Add a … Continue reading

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