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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Categories : Injuries
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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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Categories : Clothing & Footwear
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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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Aug
19

Chocolate For Weight Loss – Fact Or Fiction?

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For years, everyone has assumed that consuming chocolate must be fattening and bad for your health. However, recent research from 2 separate studies has shown that consuming moderate amounts of chocolate may well have health benefits along with better weight management. Consuming chocolate for weight loss may have been proven to be a fact. Too […]

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Aug
15

Simple Vacation Exercise Tips – Don’t Bring Home Excess Poundage

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Going on vacation is a time for fun, relaxation, eating, drinking, being merry, and unfortunately for many of us, a time for the pounds to creep back on. A relaxation of the usual exercise regime, a little too much of the food and drink, or a combination of both, no-one wants to come home with […]

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Aug
13

Weight Loss Forever With The Well Respected Mayo Clinic Diet

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The Mayo Clinic is a well regarded medical institution. Doctors and patients the world over look to the Mayo Clinic for their research and answers. The great news is that the Mayo Clinic has devised their own weight loss program. This is no gimmick or fad. This is a lifestyle program that is ideal for […]

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Aug
11

Daily Heart Health Tips To Avoid Heart Disease

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Recent research has shown that we are much more capable of slowing down the aging of our hearts than was originally thought. The heart is one of the most important organs of the body. A diseased heart makes for a shortened and unhealthy life. A heart that doesn’t work at all is incompatible with living. […]

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Categories : Aging, Cardio Training
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Aug
06

Great Ideas For A Home Gym That Will Work Well For Your Workout

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Gone are the days of having to sweat it out on your exercise bike next to your bed. Or, perhaps even worse, being locked down in the dingy damp basement with your weights, treadmill and old dodgy black and white TV for company. In the last decade home gyms have really come into their own. […]

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Categories : Equipment
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Aug
06

More Fat Loss In Less Time With Circuit Training Workouts

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We all want to lose fat fast. We are all pushed for time. Circuit training workouts combine effective fat burning techniques in a time efficient manner. This results in fat burning fast. These types of workouts speed your metabolism, provide an aerobic component for cardio, and interval training for strength. Sound too good to be […]

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Categories : Cardio Training
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Aug
04

Surgical Weight Loss Options As A Last Resort. Do They Work?

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Surgical weight loss options have increased in popularity over recent years. The reason for this is that for the severely obese person, the weight loss post surgery is maintained long term. However, not everybody is a candidate for this sort of surgery. To be considered for weight loss surgery, you generally have to be 100 […]

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Aug
01

Healthy Eating On A Budget. Reduce The Dollars And The Pounds

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Most of us think that healthy eating on a budget is impossible, or downright tricky. Now, while certified organic foods and vegetables may well be more expensive than their non-organic cousins, there are still plenty of ways to have a healthier diet and reduce the grocery bill. Here’s how: * Grow your own fruit, veges […]

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Jul
30

The Benefits Of Strength Training Increase Enormously With Age

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Lifting wights, or strength training, is no longer just the domain of body builders. More and more research is showing that the benefits of strength training are enormous for everybody. Interestingly enough, the elderly and those in poor health may well benefit the most. Lifting weights 2-3 times per week increases the density of bones […]

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Jul
28

Staying Motivated In The Summer Heat Is Easy – Sweat Don’t Melt!

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Summer has arrived. It is time to pack away those winter woolens and drag out the cut off shorts and swimmers. Are we panicking yet? Looking at last year’s bikini can assist many with staying motivated in the summer heat. For others, the outdoors heat is enough of an excuse to stay indoors and turn […]

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