Toxins enter our body on a daily basis, through pollutants in the air, foods, drinks and what we use on our skin and head. The amount of toxins we are exposed to continues to increase, and the way our bodies stay healthy is through detoxification. Natural body detoxification refers to the removal of harmful substances from the body.
The Achilles is a tendon that connects your two major calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is placed under too much stress, which is a common occurrence for runners and other athletes, it can become less flexible and even inflamed. An inflamed Achilles tendon can eventually tear, which is why any runner should take steps to protect their Achilles and recognize the symptoms of inflammation before they get to be too much.
As we move from one season into another, extreme temperatures can sneak up on you. It can be quite pleasant one day, then abnormally hot or cold the next. During this time of transition, it's particularly important to guard against temperature-related illnesses.