Category Archives: Health

Keto Diet Benefits

Keto Diet Benefits

5 Amazing Keto Diet Benefits

You hear a lot about how bad carbs are for you, but they are an important part of the metabolic process. This explains how the keto diet benefits you in your effort to lose weight, even though it is high in fat. In this post, we've detailed 5 important benefits of the Keto Diet.

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Your Posterior Chain

Your Posterior Chain

Train Your Posterior Chain Muscles for a Stronger Back

What looks and feels like a full body workout may actually only be paying attention to the front of your body while you ignore the back, or the posterior chain. It makes sense when you consider that it’s the front you see when you look in the mirror. The issue here is that you can create an imbalance that can have a negative effect on future workouts.

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Return To Exercise

Return To Exercise

Practical Steps for a Return to Exercise After a Layoff

If you've made the decision to return to exercise after taking some time off, congratulations. If it's been a long time since you last worked out, then you probably already realize that you can't simply return to your previous fitness routine at the same level you left off without risking injury. Here are some practical methods you can employ to avoid injury and make the transition easier.

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Lose 10 Pounds

Lose 10 Pounds

10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

When trying to lose weight, most of us focus on the end goal, which can make the path ahead seem long and unmanageable. A more effective way to tackle your weight loss journey is to lose 10 pounds at a time. There are small steps you can take to achieve that 10 pound loss, after which you can move on to the next 10 pounds, and so on until you hit your goal weight.

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Anti-Aging Strategies

Anti-Aging Strategies

Workouts That Can Reverse the Effects of Aging

You don’t need to be a fitness guru to know that any type of exercise is better than sitting on the couch all day. If it’s reversing the signs of aging that you are specifically thinking about, then there are some exercises that are more effective than others. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic discovered several activities that are perfect for those looking for anti-aging strategies.

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Exercise Habit

Exercise Habit

Cultivate An Exercise Habit You Won't Quit

We can all benefit from adding exercise to our daily routines. Getting started seems to be the hardest part, but once you establish an exercise habit, it becomes easier. For too many of us, creating a daily exercise routine that we stick with no matter what seems to be a hill we just can't climb. There are ways to make it less of a dread and something to look forward to. So, let’s talk about how you can make working out a habit that you won't quit.

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Painful Knees

Painful Knees

Creating an Exercise Plan for Aching Knees

We can all benefit from regular exercise, but it can be tough to get motivated if you have existing physical issues, like painful knees and joints. Knee pain may come from a previous injury or simply as a result of aging, with osteoarthritis often a problem for older adults. The good news is that there are some basic ideas you can implement that will help you exercise with little or no knee discomfort and without exacerbating existing painful conditions.

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Smart Food Shopping

Smart Food Shopping

Your Weight Loss Journey Begins At The Grocery Store

When trying to lose weight, the grocery store can be either friend or foe. How you shop while there can play a major role in how your diet plays out. Smart food shopping is your best weapon against a myriad of health issues, including being overweight and unable to shed the pounds you want to. We have some tips to help you get through the grocery store with a healthier basket.

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Protein Myths

Protein Myths

Avoiding The Protein Myths That Can Bust Your Diet

Protein needs to be a part of every healthy diet. That said, there are countless protein myths that can damage our best attempts at dieting and staying healthy. There are a lot of things being said about protein, not all of which are true. So, before you embark on a drastic change in your diet, spend a little time researching protein myths.

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Recover After Over Exercising

Recover After Over Exercising

Best Ways to Recover After Over Exercising

Exercise is great for your health, but you can have too much of a good thing. Pushing yourself too hard can lead to injuries and fatigue, not to mention suppression of the immune system. If you find yourself in unusual pain or with abnormal fatigue after your workout session, it's a good idea to slow down, stop overtraining and follow a few sensible steps to recover after over exercising.

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