Why Are You Always Tired?

Have you ever woken up in the morning only to feel tired for the rest of the day, even when you know you’ve had enough hours of sleep? As it turns out, there are several factors that affect our ‘tiredness’ levels throughout the day, including the amount of exercise we do during the week, our alcohol consumption the night before, our daily diets, and more. To learn more about why you’re always tired, watch the video below.

 

Why Do We Dream?

Records show that humans have been dreaming for thousands of years, dating as far back as ancient Mesopotamia. However, in all this time, scientists still haven’t discovered the reasoning behind this universal and curious phenomenon. Luckily, we have a couple of theories. Watch the video below to find possible answers to the question: “Why do we dream?”

 

Have You Ever Tried Water Aerobics?

Water aerobics is the way to go when looking for your next exercise session. Watch the video below and see how you can get started on doing water aerobics!

Why Sitting is Bad for You

There’s no denying that people have transitioned to a more sedentary lifestyle. Whether you’re in school, at work, or in the car, we tend to sit for extended periods of time without the opportunity to stretch our legs and walk around. However, this seemingly “harmless habit actually has the power to change our health”, both in the short- and long-term. The key to remember is that our bodies are built for motion, not for stillness. To learn more about sitting and its impact on our mind and body, watch the video below:

 

Life Hack: Daytime Energy Boost

Feeling sleepy? Why not have a cup of coffee? A power nap? Or how about both? The process may seem counter-intuitive, but according to some studies, grabbing a quick cup of joe just before a 20-minute snooze is one of the most effective ways to fight off grogginess during the day. So if your eyelids are feeling heavy at work, take some time out of your lunch-hour for this daytime energy boost. Watch the video below to find out more.

 

What if You Stopped Sleeping?

Sleep is one of the most important aspects in maintaining overall health. Regularly sleeping 6 to 8 hours a night will boost a person’s physical and psychological state. But with too much or too little sleep, a person runs the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression and even potential brain damage. But what if you stopped sleeping entirely? What would your body and brain look like if you went without sleep for hours, days or even weeks? To find out more, watch the video below.

Introducing: The VMTX

The Thumper Team is pleased to present our new VMTX video! The VMTX is the newest addition to the Thumper family. But don’t be deceived by it’s size! Each percussion packs quite the punch. We hope you enjoy!

 

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Summertime is Taco-Time! Beef is the traditional choice, but if you’re looking for something a little lighter (and just as savoury) try out this grilled fish taco recipe with chipotle-lime dressing. Tangy, spicy, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Click here for the full recipe. Enjoy!

 

Grilled Fish Tacos

Introducing: The Versa Pro

The Thumper Team is pleased to present our new Versa Pro video! As Thumper’s first and only designated lower-body massager, the Versa Pro has a special place in our hearts. We hope you enjoy!

 

Stress Management: How to Breathe Easier

Breathing… It’s literally the first thing we do from the moment we are born. But have you ever noticed that in periods of high stress, we lose control over this basic function? If you want to learn an easy way to reduce tension, decrease stress, and feel rejuvenated, just by breathing, then click here. Get into a different state of mind and relaxation with these simple breathing exercises. Trust us, you’ll feel like a whole other person. Namasté.

 

How to Breathe Easier