Exercise and Fitness

This Disciplinary Practice Halts Top Killer Diseases in US

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
This Disciplinary Practice Halts Top Killer Diseases in US

Metabolic syndrome is an amorphous term used by the medical establishment to explain a cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 Diabetes. These two diseases just happen to be on the top of the list of killers in the United States, and to a large extent, other countries as well. But when you combine these two diseases, it means more than half of all deaths in the US are preventable. How? Read further.

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The 15 Laws of Leg Training

Written by on December 11, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
The 15 Laws of Leg Training

Just like you have to follow a set of strategies in order to gain muscle or lose weight, you need to do the same when it comes to leg training. It is always advisable to follow the most direct route possible in order to gain muscle. Wondering what the key techniques, tips, insider’s advices and […]

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Learn How to Shape Your Brain and Live a Rich Life

Learn How to Shape Your Brain and Live a Rich Life

The shaping of our brain by our behavior offers us an extraordinary opportunity: While we cannot choose our genetic makeup, we can decide how we invest our time and energy. Maximizing our opportunities for a full life requires effort, discipline, and generosity. But the payoff more than equals the investment: In protecting the organ that largely determines how we negotiate and relate to the world, we can help assure that every stage of our lives is as rewarding as it can possibly be. Your brain is shaped by the life you live. The right mental, physical, and spiritual practices protect your mind, so you can have the very richest life possible.

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Simple Workouts that can be done at Work

Written by on December 10, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Simple Workouts that can be done at Work

The changing lifestyle and the desire to overpower each other has made people busy in their own working schedule. Unlike years ago, when things had to be done manually and there was enough of movement at work too, people nowadays are seen sitting in one place and managing their work. The introduction of machinery has […]

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Achy and Sore With No Idea Why?

Achy and Sore With No Idea Why?

It feels like muscle pain, but unlike a tight hamstring that makes you yelp when you stand up, your ache isn’t triggered by a particular movement, and you can feel it in different places at various times. The culprit could be your fascia (pronounced “fash-ya”), says Mary Ann Wilmarth, DPT, chief of physical therapy at Harvard University Health Services. This sheet of tissue, made up of densely packed protein fibers, weaves throughout the entire body, and it binds and supports your muscles, bones and even your organs. While bodywork specialists have been passionate about fascia for decades, Wilmarth says it took new research on how fascia and muscles work together (some of it presented at the first international fascia research conference at Harvard in 2007) to get different health pros — from orthopedists to MDs and pain experts to personal trainers — to catch on.

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My Favorite Yoga Teacher of All Time: Desiree Rumbaugh ~ Watch This Amazing Video & Fall in Love

Written by on December 8, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
My Favorite Yoga Teacher of All Time: Desiree Rumbaugh ~ Watch This Amazing Video & Fall in Love

I first experienced the heart-joy of a Desiree Rumbaugh class on a hot summer day in Venice, California about seven years ago. A couple of my yoga friends had recommended I go to her workshop that was being held in a Ballet School not far from the ocean. The room was packed with yoga mats. There must have been a couple hundred (or more) of us. Everyone was excited. Looking around at faces full of joyous anticipation, my dominant thought was, “Wow, how is this woman going to live up to this?”

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Adaptive, Assistive, Inclusive Technology Can Aid Persons with Disabilities in Reaching Their Potential in Communities, Workplace

Adaptive, Assistive, Inclusive Technology Can Aid Persons with Disabilities in Reaching Their Potential in Communities, Workplace

Through adaptive, assistive and inclusive technology, persons with disabilities can make the most of their potential in their communities and in the workplace. Employers can harness technology to create an enabling environment for persons with disabilities to find productive employment and fully use their skills and capacities.

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Yoga Plus Grounding: A Powerful Wellness Combination

Yoga Plus Grounding: A Powerful Wellness Combination

Grounding yourself is a mechanism by which you’re able to stabilize your energies, center your mind, and focus on the moment. As a result, you’re able to take a deep breath, step back, and focus on you for that very moment – no matter the time and place.

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Brains Become More ‘Plastic’ After Exercise

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Brains Become More ‘Plastic’ After Exercise

New research has found that memory and motor skills are increased after just thirty minutes of exercise.

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Boost Your Memory by Weight Lifting For Just 20 Minutes A Day

Posted by on October 5, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Boost Your Memory by Weight Lifting For Just 20 Minutes A Day

New research from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that younger adults who lift weights not only strengthen their muscles but their brains, too. The best part: It only takes a session or two to get the benefits of better memory.

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Yoga helps war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

Posted by on September 17, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Yoga helps war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

It’s no secret that yoga can aid mental well-being. What is more, it can help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research.

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Your Personal FitScope: Numerology for Optimal Exercise

Your Personal FitScope: Numerology for Optimal Exercise

A FitScope is intuitive fitness advice based on numerology. A simple calculation helps you incorporate optimized fitness into your life with ease and grace.

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Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Three Short Walks Reverse Harmful Effects Of 3 Hours Of Prolonged Sitting

People who sit for prolonged periods, for example office workers at a desk, have a higher chance of experiencing negative health conditions but a study by scientists at Indiana University suggests that just 3 walks of 5 minutes distributed throughout 3 hours of prolonged sitting reverses harm caused to leg arteries.

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How to lose 2lbs in a week

How to lose 2lbs in a week

Many people are on a look out for realistic weight loss methods that promise reduction in weight quickly. The long processes of weight loss are actually becoming the main reason for people to lose interest in such plans and routines and thus ignore many steps among the ones that they have to necessarily perform. There […]

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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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