Category Archives: Exercise

Prevention of Heart Attacks

Strict changes in diet and lifestyle can not only prevent heart attacks, but can reverse the clogging of the arteries, according to a small but pioneering study. The study showed that a vegetarian diet, moderate exercise and an hour a day of yoga and meditation could produce a reversal of atherosclerosis, a blockage of the arteries that can lead to a heart attack, in men and women who were strict in following the daily regimen. Experts say this is the […]

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Changing How You Eat

As you may know, not fueling up with the right  nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness benefits. Even though  healthy eating is important, there are myths that hinder your performance if you listen to them. Below, you’ll find some myth busters on healthy eating. 1.Working out on an empty stomach. If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something. Without listening to them, you are forcing your body […]

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Healthy Dieting Tips

When it comes to dieting you will find all kinds of crazy and faddish diets on the market today. In addition to the many diets there seems to be every kind of diet aid you can imagine. From shakes the diet industry has evolved to include everything from candy bars and pudding to pills and patches. Each item makes the claim that it can help you drop those unwanted pounds quickly and easily. Well I can tell you for a […]

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Cure through Yoga

Yoga in a popular position Yoga, one of the world’s oldest forms of exercise, is experiencing a rebirth in our stressful modern world. You wouldn’t think that a 3000-year-old exercise could increase its popularity. But yoga is now being prescribed even by some medical practitioners for a range of health ailments and illnesses, as a stress reliever and to complement other fitness programs. Talk to anyone who practises yoga and they will quickly extoll an endless list of benefits. It […]

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Basic Things To Know Before You Start Running

Before you start running for your training, it is necessary to first ask yourself why you’re running in the first place. People run for so many varied reasons. While others run simply to lose excess weight, there are also some who run to be pro-active against cardio problems and some out of passion to do long distance marathons. The Secret To Smart Running  There is no runner who never wishes to compete in marathon events or fun runs such as the […]

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As we all get older we gain new aches and pains.

Most of these are normal as we age. But for more than half of us arthritis will develop in our joints. This condition is caused when cartilage, a rubbery, protective layer that ensures your joints bend smoothly and painlessly, is eroded so much that bone does rub on bone. Some of us may already be experiencing this condition and if so know how difficult it is to move sometimes much less stay health and exercise. You need to consider Investing […]

Tips to keep you motivated to get healthy!

We all have those moments when we know we need to work out but just do not want to. You have to make the choice everyday to be as healthy and happy as you can be. When you are healthy you can live your life and enjoy every minute of everyday. And we all know being healthy is also being in shape. Here are a few ideas to take the ughhh out of exercising. Listen to Tunes Listen to music […]

3 Powerful Motivation Tips for Ripped Abs

Can you see yourself walking down the street at your favorite location looking and feeling great?  Or as you stroll down the beach and you notice people glance over their shoulders to admire your beautiful ripped abs that belong to you. Feeling so confident in yourself that your vacation seems perfect like a dream.  You pinch yourself and realize that you have arrived. “Life is not fair” We can begin our day very positive, but by the end of the […]

Don’t Let Summer Allergies Stop You From Enjoying the Outdoors!

Do you avoid activity, play, pets and everything else under the sun in an effort to keep your allergies under control?  This week we will be discussing simple ways to help you keep your allergies at bay and allow you to enjoy the fresh air. Stay away from small flowers that do not have a lot of color. These flowers are the ones that tend to bother allergies. Larger, brighter flowers, such as the ones that bees and hummingbirds are […]

The Importance of Working Your Core Muscles

Why do aging people appear to be hunched over or slouching? The reason is that many people do not do simple exercises to extend their neck to its full range. This will cause the muscles to shorten and forces people to hunch over. We all must remember that long hours of reading, sewing, typing, or standing at a workbench can later on take their toll. One of the best actions to avoid this is regular exercises that stretch the muscles […]