Exercise and Fitness

97% of Americans Have Unhealthy Hearts – Here are 7 Solutions

Posted by on February 27, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
97% of Americans Have Unhealthy Hearts – Here are 7 Solutions

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, 97% of Americans have poor heart health. Take control and boost heart health by eating organic, exercising, and consuming plenty of healthful foods.

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Sitting All Day Is Killing You – It’s Time to Stand Up For Health

Posted by on February 3, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 13 Comments
Sitting All Day Is Killing You – It’s Time to Stand Up For Health

According to researchers, sitting is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and death. The strongest correlation between sitting and disease is with the risk of type 2 diabetes. What’s more, sitting strikes approximately 92,000 people each year with avoidable cancer, namely colon and breast cancer.

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Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

Posted by on January 3, 2013 in Exercise and Fitness with 0 Comments
Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

An emerging theory suggests that physical activity may have helped to make early humans smarter.

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Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.

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Kickstart Your New Years Resolutions with the Ultimate Resource in Fitness, Health, and Personal Development

Posted by on December 27, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness with 0 Comments
Kickstart Your New Years Resolutions with the Ultimate Resource in Fitness, Health, and Personal Development

Whether your resolution is to lose 20 pounds, eat healthier, or to become a happier, more balanced person, consider empowering yourself with one of the finest available resources in health, fitness, and personal development — Gaiam TV.

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CDC Study: Obesity Declining in Young, Poorer Kids

Posted by on December 25, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
CDC Study: Obesity Declining in Young, Poorer Kids

The number of low-income preschoolers who qualify as obese or “extremely obese” has dropped over the last decade, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.

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Fitness Vacation Ideas To Keep You In Top Form

Written by on December 8, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
Fitness Vacation Ideas To Keep You In Top Form

Choosing the right fitness program and building healthy fitness habits is the best way to get ready for the upcoming holidays.

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Healthy Alternatives On a Budget: Replace Your Gym Membership and Save Time for 10 Bucks a Month

Posted by on December 7, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness with 0 Comments
Healthy Alternatives On a Budget: Replace Your Gym Membership and Save Time for 10 Bucks a Month

A few months ago, I discovered an alternative that made my gym membership obsolete.

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Longevity Shocker! Exercise Increases Life Expectancy Regardless Of Your Weight

Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Longevity & Life Extension with 0 Comments
Longevity Shocker! Exercise Increases Life Expectancy Regardless Of Your Weight

A new study on physical activity that involved more than half a million participants over age 40 found that modest exercise increases life expectancy regardless of weight.

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Quick and Easy Asana Yoga Stretch for Poor Posture

Posted by on November 14, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness with 1 Comment
Quick and Easy Asana Yoga Stretch for Poor Posture

This stretch is a combination of the backbend half moon and the forward fold good posture poses. Performing this daily will help correct any slouching or curving of the upper back, and be invigorating as well!

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Eight Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

Written by on October 30, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Eight Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

Weight loss begins with your mind. You have to first choose to lose weight and then you will. For healthy weight loss, start by thinking about what goes inside your body. It’s far more important to be healthy than it is to just lose the weight.

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All Exercise Is Not Created Equal

Written by on October 8, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 2 Comments
All Exercise Is Not Created Equal

According to Ayurveda, exercise is not a one-size-fits-all activity, and too much rigorous exercise can be just as harmful to the body as not enough. If you know anything at all about the three doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, it won’t be difficult to discern who’s likely getting too much exercise and who’s not getting enough. Vata dosha loves movement […]

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Come to Your Senses through Grounding

Posted by on October 5, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Healing & Natural Remedies with 0 Comments
Come to Your Senses through Grounding

A ‘grounded’ human being is someone who is connected to and receives direct benefit from the infinite free electron source generated directly from our planet. Here’s the easiest way to ground yourself: Go barefoot on Earth – walk, lie down, stand, or sit in a chair with your feet on the ground for awhile each day. You could begin with just twenty minutes daily…longer and more often is even better. On damp earth or at water’s edge is best, as moisture enhances conductivity. Our tissues know how to ‘soak up’ and use these electrons so that, over time, our bodies may recharge and heal.

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Understanding Qi Energy Flow and Why Qigong Is So Benefical [video]

Posted by on September 15, 2012 in Exercise and Fitness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Understanding Qi Energy Flow and Why Qigong Is So Benefical [video]

In this Pheonyx Feedback, Pheonyx Roldan Smith goes deeper into a conversation about Energy.  He discusses how Energy Flows through ones body and practical uses for self development like Qigong. QiGong is an Asian practice of moving energy through and around your body with mindful awareness of what you bring in and what you pull […]

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Dr. Vandana Shiva: Our Hunger Games

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Our Hunger Games

Hunger and malnutrition are man-made. Chemical fertilizers, which are essentially poison, undermine food security by destroying the fertility of soil by killing the biodiversity of soil organisms, friendly insects that control pests and pollinators like bees and butterflies necessary for plant reproduction and food production.

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