How to Stay Motivated With an Exercise Buddy

Having an exercise buddy can make it easier to stick to your exercise routine. A partner may be just what you need to stay motivated, have fun, and reach your fitness goals. Below are some points to consider for selecting the right exercise buddy so you can work together effectively. Selecting Your Exercise Buddy: 1.…

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Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms

Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms. Called DVT for short, deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in a vein, typically somewhere deep in your leg. In many cases you don’t know it’s there, but if left untreated, DVT can be deadly. Anyone who’s recently had surgery or is immobile…

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Exercising with Diabetes

It lowers your risk of heart disease and stroke, relieves stress, burns calories, lowers high cholesterol and blood pressure, boosts your energy level and mood, and is good for your bones and muscles. In other words, exercise is good for you. Really good. Anyone can benefit from regular physical activity, but for people with type…

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How to Stay in Shape Without Exercise Equipment

You know that your health is important, and that daily exercise can cut your risk of disease while dramatically increasing your energy. But how do you fit a workout into your busy schedule? Are you too tired after a hard day of work to take advantage of a gym membership? Thankfully, it’s possible to stay…

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Don’t be fooled into thinking these foods are healthy

Grocery store shelves are lined with foods promising all kinds of health perks. “Low in fat,” “low in sodium,” “no high fructose corn syrup,” or “excellent source of vitamins and minerals” are just a few gimmicks used by the food industry to make you believe a food is healthy. People who don’t know any better…

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How to identify the five worst types of shoes for your feet

At the end of the day are you dying to get off your feet? Achy, tired feet can make your whole body feel achy and tired. Foot pain may be caused by an injury, muscle imbalance, or disease, but in many cases, foot pain is linked to the type of shoes you wear. Unsupportive or…

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Give Your Exercise Routine a Spring Cleaning

Spring clean your exercise routine to shake off the winter doldrums and get a head start on swimsuit season. Here are some tips for getting ready to work out this spring and for keeping yourself motivated. Preparing For Your Spring Exercise Routine: 1. See your doctor. If you haven’t been active for a while, check…

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3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

Yes, while I always say that it’s better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary. Unfortunately there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply don’t get enough of. And they’re absolutely critical to optimal health and wellness. Especially as we age. Here I sifted through the supplements that are available…

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Does This Cause Cancer?

Six things mistakenly believed to cause cancer. It’s easy to become paranoid and live in fear that everything causes cancer. While scientific studies have shown a clear connection between cancer and tobacco, obesity, UV exposure, and certain infections, there are also plenty of rumors, myths, and false theories that abound regarding how someone gets cancer.…

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