Category Archives: Health

Exercise and Longevity

Exercise and Longevity

Can Exercise Really Add Years to Your Life?

Regardless of your current fitness level or workout regimen, adding some exercise to your weekly routine can prolong your life and improve your health. As with any health-motivated plan, your level of commitment can dictate the results. However, even something as simple as parking in a far spot at the grocery store to get more steps in can boost your longevity.

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Exercising and Migraines

Exercising and Migraines

Can Exercising and Migraines Peacefully Coexist

Studies indicate that approximately 18% of American women and 6% of American men suffer from migraines? A migraine is not a typical headache; it is a chronic illness that can be debilitating to those who suffer from it. The exact causes of migraine are not clear, but it can be triggered by many things. For some, exercise is a trigger. But when properly managed, exercising and migraines are not always incompatible.

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Stay Fit While Traveling

Stay Fit While Traveling

Looking For a Way to Stay Fit While On the Road?

Whether you’re on a business trip or on vacation, there are a lot of things to think about while on the road and how to stay fit while traveling is not usually one of them. You might not have a problem eating right and working out when you’re at home, but as soon your environment changes, the order and routine that went with it seems to be forgotten. But managing to stay fit while traveling is actually not the arduous task it might seem. And staying fit while on vacation is vital to keeping yourself in shape.

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Dancing for Fitness

Dancing for Fitness

Consider Adding Dancing to Your Fitness Routine

Have you ever considered dancing for fitness? It feels good to get into a fitness routine. However, while it takes a good deal of hard work and discipline to establish fitness as a habit, it takes very little to unravel it all. One of the best ways to make sure you stick to your fitness regimen is by spicing things up with something that is also fun to do. One great way of spicing up your routine is one you may not have thought of – dancing.

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Run Your First 5K

Run Your First 5K

What You Need to Know to Prepare for Your First 5K Run

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get healthier, or simply want to challenge yourself, running is a great place to start. However, running aimlessly won’t get you very far. Most people find it easier to achieve their fitness goals if they’re working towards something big, like a 5k. Why not consider setting your sites on your first 5k run? Here are some tips to help you get started.

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The Juice Cleanse

The Juice Cleanse

Is A Juice Cleanse The Right Choice For Your Goals

The juice cleanse, like dozens of other so-called “cleanses,” has been around forever. Every once in a while, a new fad juice cleanse comes around and becomes all the rage. Everyone from your next door neighbor to famous celebrities begin singing its praises and they all encourage you to try it. But will a juice cleanse really do anything positive for you? Are they worth trying? Are they even healthy? Read on to find out more on juice cleanses and what they’re really about.

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Holiday Workouts

Holiday Workouts

Workout Tips to Get You Through the Holidays

As everyone knows, while the holidays can be fun and jolly, they can also pose a challenge to your physique, your weight and your overall fitness goals. Between all the festivities and holiday travel, the holiday season is the busiest time of the year. Understandably, many people lose the handle on their workout schedule over this time period. Don’t let that discourage you, however! With some awareness and planning, it’s actually fairly easy to keep trim over the holidays. Leverage these holiday workout tips to make sure you stay festive and  fit.

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Holiday Eating Tips

Holiday Eating Tips

How to Avoid Overeating and Stay Fit During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of fun, festive cheer and spending time with friends and family. One of the best parts of the holidays is the abundance of delicious food. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, there is a seemingly endless stream of happy hours, holiday parties, family dinners, and more. While that’s all fun and merry, it can be detrimental to your waistline! Thankfully, with some planning and self-discipline, you can stay trim and healthy over the holidays without sacrificing your fun or enjoyment. We compiled a few holiday eating tips to help you out.

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Lunch Hour Exercise

Lunch Hour Exercise

Can Exercising on Your Lunch Break Really Be Effective?

It can be very difficult to find the time in your week to set aside for exercise. But given the importance of exercise for both mental and physical fitness, you really need to find a way to squeeze that time in somehow. So why not on your lunch hour? It’s surprisingly easy to incorporate a lunch break fitness routine into your average workday. Here are some ways you can get started.

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Myth or Fact? Exercise Will Help Combat Aging

Myth or Fact? Exercise Will Help Combat Aging

Can Exercise Really Help You Combat Aging?

The short answer is, yes. This is mainly because exercise is good for the body in general. Once you understand the many bonuses and perks exercising has to offer and how easy it is to do, you’ll feel more motivated to kick up your own routine. It may not make you young again, but it can make you feel younger than your years.

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