Exercise and Fitness

Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Excess sitting may lead to physical health problems, but studies show it may harm your mental health as well. Science now shows us that temporary vigorous exercise cannot compensate for the damage incurred by prolonged daily sitting.

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Exercise Activity Increases Gut Bacteria

Posted by on June 10, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Exercise Activity Increases Gut Bacteria

Mainstream research is finally lending its credibility to gut microbiota, immunity and the gut-brain connection. Now we’re learning how gut health is impacted by physical activity

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3-Step Fat Detox: Niacin, Exercise and Sauna

3-Step Fat Detox: Niacin, Exercise and Sauna

The average person likely has more than 500 times higher levels of toxins in their bodies than blood serum figures reveal. A 3-step regimen has been shown to be effective.

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Energetic Walking Found to Increase Brain Size, Preserve Cognition

Posted by on March 30, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, 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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Sitting Is Bad For Your Health; Light Exercise Provides Health Benefits

Posted by on January 25, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness 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, Drink & Nutrition, Health 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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