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Archives for March 2015

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4 Heart Pounding Yoga Poses for Your Abs

by Marnie Bii March 30th, 2015| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
Your core muscles provide the support your body needs while getting in shape and gaining strength. Without strong abdominal muscles, you are at risk of injuring your lower back while performing heavy lifting moves. You also need a strong core while performing high intensity movements during your exercise routine.
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Combine Music and Exercise to Improve Your Mood

by Marnie Bii March 27th, 2015| Mind & Body, Seasonal
As you wait for the sun to come out full time, you might find your mood dropping to dangerously sad levels from time to time. You can artificially boost your mood by exercising and listening to music while waiting for the sun's assistance. Both music and exercise have a
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How to Layer for Early Spring Running

by Jessica B. March 26th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Spring is here and that means more and more people are heading outside to run. Sometimes it can be a bit tricky dressing to run outdoors in the spring because it is not quite warm enough to run in just a t-shirt and running pants, but after a few
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20 Ways to Recharge on the Weekend

by Suzanne Foglio March 25th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Holistic
“If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” Kris
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4 Ways to Stay Satisfied While Cutting Calories

by Marnie Bii March 24th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
Unless other health problems complicate your weight loss journey, cutting calories down to a suitable deficit is one of the best ways to lose pounds at a reasonable rate. Unfortunately, cutting calories also tends to feel like torture unless you change other aspects of your diet and habits too.
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Staying Inspired to Keep Working Out

by Kimberly Hays March 20th, 2015| Inspiration, Mind & Body
Working out can become tedious at times, which makes you not want to hit the gym or go for a run. Staying inspired is so important to continue your workout routine, but sometimes you just need to switch things up a bit to still get exercise, but take a
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3 Technologically Advanced Workout Apparel Items

by Marnie Bii March 19th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Although you can complete your workouts in a pair of sweats and a t-shirt, technologically advanced workout apparel can make your sessions more comfortable and enjoyable. Exercise wear designers are creating gear from high tech fabrics that reduce odor and sweat output. Furthermore, many of the garments use specially
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ADHD in Children

by Tom Seman MD FAAP March 18th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
ADHD is such a hot topic these days and everyone is concerned about it. Why?  What is all of the fuss about? There have been many studies looking at the risks associated with the symptoms of this disorder. First, let’s look at what all of these letters mean? The
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4 Nutrient-Rich Stomach Turning Super Foods

by Marnie Bii March 17th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
Sometimes nutritious food does not always come in the most appetizing package. In fact, the most delicious things on the menu do not often have the nutritional value of less palatable ingredients. The following nutrient dense items definitely take that idea to the next level, however. Luckily, if you
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How Can a Rehab Center Help an Alcoholic?

by Editorial Team March 16th, 2015| Mind & Body
Alcohol addictions are like a two-faced dagger that can ruin a person financially in addition to ruining family ties. And, when left untreated, alcoholism almost always leads to death. Without help, it is almost impossible for an alcoholic to give up their drinking, and return to life before the
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Understanding the Lies: Body Image in Pop Culture

by Marnie Bii March 13th, 2015| Mind & Body
Basing our body image expectations on images seen in pop culture is much akin to chasing rainbows. The images do not represent a healthy or obtainable female form due to the overuse of photo editing tools, makeup and lighting tricks. The video depicting the creation of an "ideal" image
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5 Sites You Can Use on Your Tablet

by Jessica B. March 12th, 2015| Accessories, Technology
The best bit of modern exercise tech that I have come across in my experiments is by far the online workout video. Access to a variety of workout videos can help those who cannot afford to join a gym or do not have the time to do so. They
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