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Archives for 2014

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How to Put Your Best Foot Forward

by Joan Jacobsen December 10th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
There are many people who often disregard their feet when thinking about their health. Twenty five percent of diabetics will develop foot problems because of poor circulation and improper foot care. Plain and simple whether we have diabetes or not we all should be ardent when it comes to
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Exploring the Blood Type Diet for Better Health

by Marnie Bii December 9th, 2014| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
Blood type often correlates with body composition and ancestral background. As a result, author Peter J. D'Adamo claims that the perfect diet for your body can be created by paying close attention to your blood type. For example, people with nomadic origins often have a gene that enables lactic
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Gaining Muscle Strength Back After Knee Surgery

by Dean Heller MD December 3rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
 I am 68 and while I have never been someone who frequents a gym, or does work out, I am usually very active and walk a lot in the park with my 3 dogs that run all over the place.  I recently had to have knee surgery and now
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Has Fashion Hijacked Sportswear, or Is Sportswear Now Fashion Itself?

by Editorial Team December 3rd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
A visit to the gym is no longer necessarily about sweating off the pounds or keeping the body looking trim and fit, it’s now a place to gather socially, meet friends, and look good. This has led to sports clothes being as likely to be seen on a
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The Sled Push for Full Body Workouts

by Marnie Bii December 2nd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
The sled push is a flexible workout that benefits both beginners and veterans alike. You can control the amount of load and resistance for each session by carefully selecting your weights and workout location. For example, moving the sled over natural vegetation and snow provides a greater amount of
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Give Your Shoulders Punching Power

by Joe Lawrence December 1st, 2014| Strength Training, Upper Body


The shoulders are an interesting beast. They do so much and yet are not really that strong in relation to many other muscle groups of the body. If you do not believe me, hold a small weight (three pounds) in each hand, and then put your arms straight out
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Don’t Let Toxins Ruin Your Holidays!

by Jennifer Rowe November 28th, 2014| Mind & Body
In today’s fast paced, crazy world, even the healthiest of people can sometimes get out of balance, and the most common place in our body to suffer is our stomach and bowels. Things can sometimes get overwhelming with work, kids, social activities and with the holidays coming up; well
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3 Cardio Routines to Work Into Your Holidays

by Marnie Bii November 27th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
With parties nearly every weekend during the holiday season, it is difficult to work exercise sessions into your life. In fact, it might not even feel worthwhile to try. Nevertheless, exercise can reduce stress, calm your nerves and keep weight gain at bay, which are benefits sorely needed during
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5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

by Suzanne Foglio November 26th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic


Who wants to start the New Year with extra body weight, a wardrobe that doesn’t fit and a sugar addiction? This is what can happen if we don’t keep ourselves in check. With a little preparation and a positive mindset, you can enjoy the magic of the holidays and
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4 Benefits Of Wearing a Base Layer for Exercise

by Marnie Bii November 25th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
With the winter months quickly approaching, it just makes sense to don an additional layer of clothing during outdoor exercise activities. In addition to keeping you warm, an extra layer will wick sweat away from your skin to keep you dry and prevent rashes. Furthermore, if you use tight
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Herbs for Winter Fitness

by Jennifer Rowe November 21st, 2014| Mind & Body
 Winter is soon upon us! Now, you would think this would either drive people inside, or make them stop their fitness routine altogether, but most people just keep on going. It’s easy to stay inside where it is warm and there is a lot of delicious food to be
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3 Cardio Holiday Prep Ideas

by Jessica B. November 20th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
The holidays are fast approaching, and that means holiday weight gain is also on the horizon. The average American gains between 5 and 10 pounds during the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With parties, family events, cookies, leftover Halloween candy, pumpkin spice lattes, eggnog lattes, and anything else that

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