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Archives for May 2015

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3 Gym Accessories for Improved Workout Results

by Marnie Bii May 28th, 2015| Accessories, Gym Bag
When you head into the gym, you have to make the equipment there work for you. Luckily, you can use a few key tools to increase the challenge of your workout without permanently altering the gym equipment. Using tools that increase grip or resistance allows you to maximize your
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Stay Healthy at The Beach

by Sam P. May 27th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Teen

The weather is getting warmer, which means staying fit is even easier now.  Of course you can do normal things, like running outside and whatnot, but there are even better ways to take advantage of the weather.  One of my favorite places to

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Exploring the HCG Diet Plan for Weight Loss

by Marnie Bii May 26th, 2015| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
The use of HCG hormones for weight loss caught hold when Dr. Oz began discussing this diet method on his television program. HCG hormones are naturally produced during the body during pregnancy. The hormone concentrations gradually increase as the pregnancy progresses before starting to taper off toward the end
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5 Water Bottles for Your Next Long Run

by Jessica B. May 21st, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Spring is here, and now that I’ve been running for a while, my distances are really starting to add up. The problem is that as temperatures rise, I also need to drink more water. So that means I need to have some helpful system for carrying around water. Running
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Children with Long QT Syndrome and Exercise

by Tom Seman MD FAAP May 20th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
In recent months there have been several studies that have suggested decreasing restrictions for those children who have certain medical conditions.

A recent report looked at children with Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). This is a medical condition whereby there is a change in the electrical activity of the heart that
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Working Cheat Meals Into Your Diet Strategy

by Marnie Bii May 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
A single, well-planned cheat meal can actually support your efforts in maintaining a healthy diet for weight loss or better health. The key is making sure the cheat meal does not extend into a day or longer of eating off plan. When you consume a single meal higher in
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What Motivates You to Exercise?

by Kimberly Hays May 15th, 2015| Mind & Body
You hit them gym, go to yoga class, or run three to four days a week, but why? To stay motivated, you need to not only go through the motions, but think about why you work out. Do you want more energy, to lose weight, or just want to
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4 Vital Pieces to Wear While Taking Long Hikes

by Marnie Bii May 14th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Wearing appropriate clothing items on a long hike will keep you comfortably moving all day without regret about your wardrobe choices. First and foremost, your clothing selections should keep you the right temperature and help you stay dry in all weather conditions. Appropriate clothes also prevent chafing and mitigate
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The Golden Rule

by Joan Jacobsen May 13th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Senior
When we read about the Golden Rule it is basically an ethical or morality code, you all remember this: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.  The Golden Rule has been around for thousands of years and has been implemented into the society of
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6 Beneficial Superfoods to Work Into Your Meals

by Marnie Bii May 12th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
By integrating innocuous ingredients into your meals, you can boost the nutritional value without assaulting your taste buds. If you use ingredients with a huge vitamin and mineral punch, you won't even notice their presence in your meals. Their undetectable nature is a definitely a good thing, since many
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4 Cardio Exercises That Build Up Your Arm Strength

by Marnie Bii May 11th, 2015| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you struggle with the appearance of your arms, you may try to cover them up with long sleeved shirts and sweaters. Building strength in your arms, however, is a better strategy, as the developing muscles will make you want to show off your guns. Coupling exercises targeting your
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So You Can’t Afford the Apple Watch?

by Jessica B. May 7th, 2015| Accessories, Technology
This week marks the launch of the Apple watch. Record numbers of people signed up to order the watch which has yet to be officially released, and they are all hoping it will turn up as announced and not face serious delays as the iPhone frequently does. But the
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