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Obesity rates are rising throughout the western world. For most of us, that means that many of us have a pound or few to lose. These days, being a little overweight is almost perceived as normal. However, we all know that to maintain a healthy life we should be keeping our weight in the healthy […]

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OK, you are all fired up, motivated, and ready to go. You have new training shoes, have just gone up a dress size, and you have seen new numbers on the bathroom scales that are frightening you. You may be battling the bulge, or just wanting to improve your fitness in general. You have told […]

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The news is filled with scientific studies about the benefits of exercise. Television channels advertise exercise equipment, diet pills, celebrity diets and fitness regimes aimed at losing fat and gaining muscle in 10 weeks or less. With all of this blatant propaganda, it can be hard to see the simplest and most heart felt benefits […]

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Oct
10

How To Get Six Pack Abs – You Can Go From Fat Tummy To Flat Abs

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If you are like me you, your washboard abs have become hidden under an extra layer of good living. Babies, beers, pizzas, the good life, these things can all wreak havoc with our waistlines. It is never too late to have the body you have always wanted, or perhaps had in the past. You do […]

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Oct
10

You Can Lose Belly Fat And Regain Your Health, Figure, And Self-Esteem

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We all know that obesity rates are on the rise. However, did you know that an increased waistline can double your chances of type 2 diabetes for men and quadruple it for women? Most of us would love to lose belly fat, if not for health reasons, then possibly to look fantastic in our swimmers, […]

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Sep
25

Simple Yet Essential Core Strength Training Exercises And Tips

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As the word would suggest, your “core” muscles are central to your body’s ability to move effectively, and to be adequately protected. Your core muscles protect your lower back, allow you to run faster, make you stronger, more flexible, and will provide you with better posture and balance. Weak core muscles can result from a […]

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Sep
23

Home Gym Exercise Equipment That Works For You

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Okay, so you have made the decision that you are going to improve your fitness, lose a few pounds, or build up those biceps. You have also decided that you are going to embark on this campaign from home. Exercising out of home can be a wise decision for those who work crazy hours, parents, […]

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Sep
16

Strength Training Exercises – How Much Weight Do I Need To Lift?

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When starting out with strength training it can be a little confusing and daunting. One of the simplest ways to determine how much weight you need to be using is to identify your goals. Are you performing strength training exercises to battle the bulge, to increase your muscle bulk, or to increase your strength? Each […]

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Do you need to slow down? Feeling stressed or anxious? Perhaps you should enroll in a yoga class. The benefits of yoga on the human body have become widely acknowledged by even mainstream medical practitioners. Medical research is showing that yoga can have many beneficial effects for everyone. Those who will benefit the most are […]

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You are what you eat. We have all heard this phrase over and over, but how many of us stop to consider what that really means? Are you eating healthy fresh foods? Are you a picture of glowing health and vitality? Or do you live on a diet of junk foods, deep fried chicken and […]

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Sep
04

Kids And Sports Injuries – Winning Trophies Not Plaster Casts

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Growing child obesity rates are encouraging many parents to sign up their children in plenty of sports in an admirable effort to beat the puppy fat problem. Many of the sports injuries that kids suffer from can be avoided with a little knowledge and application of common sense. Kids and sports injuries don’t have to […]

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Those of us who tend to skip meals, or don’t eat enough fresh fruit and vegetables, may benefit from daily vitamin supplements. While no synthetic vitamins are ever going to replace the nutritional value of real whole foods, they can assist in various situations. Fast foods and fast lifestyles often make it near impossible to […]

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Aug
28

Easy Tips To Select The Best Running Shoes

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Running shoes can make or break your stride, quite literally. The best running shoes for you will not only protect your feet from impact, thorns, nasty sharp objects, and the weather, but will also counteract any bio-mechanical problems that your feet may have. If you have been guilty in the past of selecting your running […]

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Aug
26

The Benefits Of Garlic In Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally

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Approximately 73 million people in the US and 16 million in the UK have high blood pressure. This equates to roughly one adult in three. Scarily, more than 28% of people suffering from high blood pressure are blissfully unaware that they even have it.* Untreated high blood pressure is a major cause of death, contributing […]

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Aug
19

Skipping Rope Exercises – Low Cost For High Results

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For those who are financially, space, or time challenged, skipping rope can be a highly effective method of burning calories. Not only do you not need the space for a home gym, you don’t have to have the cash for one either. A simple rope from any large sports store can start from as little […]

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