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Exercise and Fitness

Walking two minutes every hour can reduce risk of early death

2015-05-07 11:42
walking 2 minutes every hour reduces risk of premature death

Previous research has found that a sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer health and premature death, but a new study suggests that walking just two minutes every hour a day can offset the risk of death linked to prolonged sitting.

Prolonged sitting has also been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic health problems.

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Improve Your Mental Alertness and Body Awareness Through Exercise

2015-03-27 14:23
Exercise and Mental Health

What comes to mind when you hear “benefits of exercise?” Most of us think something along the lines of; weight loss, lose the muffin top, tighten the glutes. Others may be aware of the general health benefits; decrease blood pressure, improve joint mobility, decrease resting heart rate. However, did you realize that you could also improve your mental alertness, body awareness and focus through a quality exercise program?

Most of your typical gym strength training programs will not improve mental alertness and focus. Why?

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Avoiding foot injuries during sports

2015-01-05 23:34

The new year encourages many people to create their list of resolutions, and fitness tends to be at the top. However, starting a new sport or exercise routine can lead to foot injuries if the proper precautions are not taken. There are several easy tips you can follow to prevent injuries, but you should not hesitate to seek help from a podiatrist for serious problems.

The most common tip is to find comfortable, new shoes that fit your foot type and support your arches.

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Make Your Butt Smaller with This Exercise Trainer Advice

2014-08-29 11:27
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Is your butt bigger than you like? Do you find that no matter how much you diet that your butt remains the biggest part of your body while the rest of you gets smaller? If so, then here is some help with a glute-focused exercise that can make your butt at least looker smaller and put a smile on your face.

Genetics can be unfair - especially when it comes to where excess fat stores on your body.

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New Popular Weight Loss Exercise Burns More Calories than Running

2014-08-26 13:08
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Are you tired of running or jogging for weight loss because of the punishment such jarring exercise takes on your knees, hips and ankles? The good news - according to the August issue of Oxygen magazine - is that a NASA study shows that one new popular type of weight loss exercise is more efficient than running. And better yet, it’s fun and places significantly less stress on your joints.

Dieters who cannot run because running places too much impact pain on their knees can literally jump for joy (and lose weight at the same time) with a new popular weight loss exercise called “Rebou

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If you think exercise is fun it will help you lose weight better

2014-07-21 11:27
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The obesity epidemic has a lot of people justifiably more concerned than ever before about their weight. Being overweight and obese can be killers. The increasing awareness of the potential for harmful side effects from many diet pills has more people than ever looking towards exercise and eating nutritious low fat, low calorie foods as the best way to help them maintain a healthy weight. New research has shown if you think fun things while you are exercising you may eat less later.

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Kids who exercise have better fat distribution

2014-05-27 01:41
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The obesity epidemic has been gaining more and more attention due to the escalating nature of this problem. Aside from physical problems associated with obesity such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure there are emotional problems associated with obesity. Kids in particular are often hit hard by these problems. It is therefore of importance to note that recent research has showed that kids who exercise display better fat distribution, which may have a significant effect on their physical and emotional well being.

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If Overweight Women Give Up Fitness They Will Risk Heart Disease

2014-05-23 00:52
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It often seems hopeless to attempt to maintain good health for middle aged women with weight problems. The weight problem itself often appears so intractable some overweight women seem to give up trying to stay healthy. However, overweight women should not give up on efforts to reach for better health. New research shows staying physically active can help overweight women avoid heart disease.

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