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The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

It is very clear that obesity is a huge problem Africans face in todays globalized world. Obesity is also a risk factor for other disease like Diabetes and heart disease. While calories and/ or a sedentary lifestyle  contribute immensely to the problem, there are a number of other environmental and lifestyle

Is Shapewear Damaging Your Organs?

Most people rarely think about the health effects of their clothes. Including what they are wearing underneath their clothes. Despite their extreme popularity, experts are warning that shapewear can actually hurt your health. What Damage Can Shapewear Do? It can hurt your stomach. Because shapewear can only work if it’s tight, it can severely compress

Kelly Rowland’s Fitness Regimen

  Many of us were already aware that new X Factor judge Kelly Rowland was working with a bangin’ body, but for those of us who may have forgotten just how bangin’ that body is, the October issue of Shape Magazine serves as a great reminder. Inside, the “Dirty Laundry” singer talks about her intense workout schedule,

5 quick tips to check for breast cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and here at AHM, we are very passionate about breast cancer awareness and support. Every 19 seconds, somewhere around the world, a case of breast cancer is diagnosed amongst women. Every 74 seconds, somewhere around the world someone dies from breast cancer. Such statistics is

Want to prevent high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and cancer? EXERCISE!

  After the previous article on weightloss here. I decided to share with you quick and easy ways to know if you are making progress in the weight loss department. One way  to  know is by estimating the percentage of fat on your body by using the pinch test. This is done

Exercising but not losing weight?

Fitness experts always say, “exercise to trounce the extra weight”. Most  of  us  go  by  their  remarks  but  our  efforts  disappoint  our  loyalty. We   exercise  but  still   stay  baffled  as  to  why    we  are  not  weighing  any  less. You actually start wondering why you visit the gym in the first

Coke- Perils of an addiction

I have been a coke addict. Yes, i confess. Mine was particularly bad especially during my undergraduate years. My addiction got so bad that i could tell the difference between coke in a bottle, a can, coke from London, Nigeria or even Thailand. Either that or i have a pretty

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