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Oct 29th, 2014

Category: Lifestyle
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Exercise and Cellulite

When Mike turned 65, he was 25 pounds overweight. By strict dieting, he shed the extra pounds, but he lost more weight; he also lost his energy and vitality. He was always exhausted, and his friends, seeing his gaunt, drawn face, worried about his health. By the time volunteered for a particular fitness program two […]

Oct 26th, 2014

Category: Nutrition
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How Exercise Affects Your Cholesterol levels

Everyone already knows that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle even if certain people choose not to exercise at all. The fact that only around 10% of American adults exercise at least three times a week however may indicate that many people are not aware of just how beneficial exercise really can […]

Oct 17th, 2014

Category: Nutrition
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Importance Of Minerals

We need minerals for the proper composition of body fluids, the formation of blood and bone, the maintenance of healthy nerve function, and regulation of muscle tone, including cardiovascular system. Groups Of Minerals Nutritionally, minerals belong to two groups: macro minerals and trace minerals. Body needs trace minerals in minerals in minute amounts and macro […]

Oct 11th, 2014

Category: Nutrition
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The Effects Of Exercise On Body Temperature

If you are having trouble sleeping, and you don’t already have a regular exercise program, you should start one if you want to sleep better. Exercise is beneficial to sleep in several ways. For example, exercise raises the body temperature rhythm and allows your body temperatures to ‘peak’ at a higher level. This, in turn, […]

Oct 2nd, 2014

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Why Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone?

As I pushed against the pedals of my bike during a recent bike (spin) class at the gym, I observed my own discomfort rise as the intensity of the class increased. Confronted with both physical and emotional discomfort, I became consciously aware that I had two primary choices in response to my pain. Each of […]

Sep 26th, 2014

Category: Lifestyle
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What to Consider When Choosing an Exercise Video

Are you interested in losing weight? If you are, you may be interested in starting your own weight loss program. Of course, you can join a local weight loss program or even an online weight loss program, but many individuals prefer to do their own, at-home weight loss programs. If you are one of those […]

Sep 14th, 2014

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Back Exercises for Bodybuilders

From a bodybuilder’s perspective one of the most important body areas is the back. Not only can it be visually impressive but a strong back is essential for intensive training and day to day living. In bodybuilding you are aiming for three things with regard to developing the back muscles: – Thickness of the upper […]

Sep 11th, 2014

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Too Tired to Exercise

Too tired to exercise: Have your iron levels checked If you already exercise and find you’re approaching your daily workout with excessive fatigue and lack of motivation, see your doctor and have your iron level checked. Your doctor can do a blood test called a ferreting level which measures your body’s stores of iron. Aerobic […]

Sep 8th, 2014

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Three Benefits of Exercising on a Mini Trampoline or Rebounder

1. The jumping up and down motion involved in exercising on a rebounder is the best way to stimulate your lymphatic (immune) system. Your body’s lymph system consists of tubes containing lymphatic fluid. The tubes have one-way valves built into them. Each bounce opens and closes these valves, causing the lymphatic fluid to be pumped […]

Sep 8th, 2014

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Increase Your Training Intensity – Training To Failure

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so this calls for an emphasis on finding ways to increase exercise intensity. This should not be confused with exercise duration as maximum training intensity will actually shorten the time needed to achieve maximal muscular growth. In an earlier article I […]