Exercise and Fitness

Energetic Walking Found to Increase Brain Size, Preserve Cognition

Posted by on March 30, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Energetic Walking Found to Increase Brain Size, Preserve Cognition

Taking a brisk walk just a few times a week could be enough to increase the size of your brain and even help stave off age-related dementia, according to recent research. A new study from researchers with the University of Pittsburgh found those who walked for 40 minutes, three times a week reaped the benefits of a larger hippocampus—the brain’s “memory hub”.

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American Heart Month: The Joyful Heart Lifestyle

Written by on February 28, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Food and Drink, Prevention with 1 Comment
American Heart Month: The Joyful Heart Lifestyle

  February 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of Proclamation 3566, a document signed by President Lyndon Baines Johnson designating February as American Heart Month, which succeeding presidents have signed every year since. The American Heart Association, the Centers for Disease Control, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, active advocates for heart health, feature heart health […]

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Sitting Is Bad For Your Health; Light Exercise Provides Health Benefits

Posted by on January 25, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Videos with 0 Comments
Sitting Is Bad For Your Health; Light Exercise Provides Health Benefits

Doctors are urging the millions of people who work at a desk all day to stand up or walk around the office. Our couch-potato lifestyle is killing us at about the same rate as smoking. And it’s not just sitting around at home; it’s also our sit-for-hours workdays that are part of an unhealthy sedentary lifestyle.

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78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

As science continues to shed light on the health benefits associated with eating less meat and more ‘earthly’ foods like organic fruits and vegetables, more people around the globe are making a transition to a vegetarian and/or vegan diet for a variety of reasons. There is a reason why a plant-based diet can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths.

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Experts Revealed Reasons Why Youngsters Are Ravenously Hungry

Written by on December 27, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Weight Loss and Obesity with 0 Comments
Experts Revealed Reasons Why Youngsters Are Ravenously Hungry

You just had your breakfast and lunchtime is not close and yet you think when will be the next meal and what will be served at the table. By the time you realize that the next meal will be in the next 4-5 hours, you just grab anything edible. Why is this happening to you? […]

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Health-Boosting Tip: Exercise and Rebounding to Drain Your Lymph Fluids!

Posted by on December 3, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Health-Boosting Tip: Exercise and Rebounding to Drain Your Lymph Fluids!

A lack of exercise is detrimental to pulmonary and muscular health for several reasons; one important reason is to work your lymph system – it is the sewage system for cellular metabolic toxins. Rebounding or bouncing works very well for moving lymph. A mini-trampoline bouncer can be purchased for around 50 US dollars, more or less.

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Just How Much Can Exercise Help Healthy Aging?

Posted by on November 27, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Just How Much Can Exercise Help Healthy Aging?

Starting physical exercise later in life can boost an individual’s likelihood of healthy aging by sevenfold. Starting physical exercise later in life can boost an individual’s likelihood of healthy aging by sevenfold. By the end of the study, one in five of the participants was considered to have aged healthily – and the researchers found a direct link between active exercise and the likelihood of healthy aging.

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5 Obvious Things You MUST Do to be Healthy

Posted by on November 23, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Prevention with 1 Comment
5 Obvious Things You MUST Do to be Healthy

The best health tips and tricks are often the simplest – the ones that don’t require a scientific study or in-depth analysis. Here are 5 obvious things you should be doing to be healthy…

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Child Cage Fighting: America’s New ‘MMA’ Craze

Posted by on November 10, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 2 Comments
Child Cage Fighting: America’s New ‘MMA’ Craze

Peddling itself as the latest in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for kids, child cage fighting now boasts about three million child participants – not counting their brutality-loving parents and trainers. This new ‘child sport’ is touted by its proponents as encouraging “self-discipline, fair play, and exercise.” In case you think I’m kidding, there are pictures …

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Morning Yoga for Beginners Video with Rodney Yee (FULL Session)

Posted by on November 9, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Videos with 0 Comments
Morning Yoga for Beginners Video with Rodney Yee (FULL Session)

Rodney Yee takes you through a morning practice to center, enliven and balance mind and body. Strengthen, balance and revitalize your body and mind with this morning practice.

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Meta-Analysis: Exercise as Effective as Drugs at Treating Heart Disease, Strokes

Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Meta-Analysis: Exercise as Effective as Drugs at Treating Heart Disease, Strokes

A recent study suggests that exercise could treat several conditions and is just as effective as drugs at preventing death caused by numerous diseases.

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Moderate Exercise Not Only Treats, But Prevents Depression

Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Moderate Exercise Not Only Treats, But Prevents Depression

Physical activity is being increasingly recognized as an effective tool to treat depression. PhD candidate George Mammen’s has taken the connection one step further, finding that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.

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How To Get A Flat Stomach Easy (Without Going to the Gym)

Posted by on October 20, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Weight Loss and Obesity with 0 Comments
How To Get A Flat Stomach Easy (Without Going to the Gym)

How to get a flat stomach without going to the gym in five easy steps: (1) Eliminate stress; (2) Drink plenty of water; (3) Practice yoga asanas; (4) Improve your diet; (5) Fast one day per week

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5 Tips to Stay Motivated and Continue Exercising Through Autumn

Posted by on October 17, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
5 Tips to Stay Motivated and Continue Exercising Through Autumn

Whether you are a trail runner or a weight lifter, exercising daily is doubly important in the colder months. People tend to put on weight this time of year because they are eating more comforting foods and moving less – a lot less. Here are 5 tips to ensure your workout motivation meter stays on high throughout the year.

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Using Rebounding and Exercise to Improve Lymph Flow and Feel Better

Posted by on October 9, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Using Rebounding and Exercise to Improve Lymph Flow and Feel Better

Rebounding on a mini-trampoline, around four feet in diameter, works well for draining lymph. It’s close to the ground, so all you do is step up and bounce up and down for 10 to 15 minutes, indoors or outdoors.

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