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Exercise: A Family Affair

June 22, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

With your permission, let’s take a trip down memory lane.

Remember those days when as a kid, one of your most awaited instances was when your parents would ask you to go to the park? When you would have that adrenalin rush of excitement and almost automatically, would surrender to your parents’ proposal?

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Precautions in Weightlifting

May 25, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

If you decide to have a go and lift weights without minding the precautions, you may consider yourself defenseless in a world of lurking dangers. Simply put, if you don’t give a hoot about basic weightlifting safety, you’re as vulnerable as a turtle without a shell.

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Diabetes and Exercise

May 13, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

An important part of maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle, with or without diabetes, is having a regular exercise regimen. Other workouts are more strenuous than some and all vary with what the individual is comfortable doing, and ultimately, what results they’re looking for.

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Beating Down Diabetes

May 11, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

When you first meet Edmundo Ongsiako, you’ll know immediately that this is not a guy to cross.

Standing at 5’10” in height, with log-like biceps, surprising agility and a menacing goatee, the 49-year-old Edmundo is one of four official instructors of Krav Maga, a self-defense method that neutralizes threats by dealing devastating blows to the vital parts.

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Crazy about Krav Maga

May 5, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Crazy about Krav Maga

In a society where danger lurks at every corner, knowing self-defense could mean the difference between life and death. Here’s the lowdown on Krav Maga, a self-defense method that has taken the country by storm for its practical approach to protection.

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Aerobic, Resistance Training for Type 2 Diabetes

April 30, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

Adults with type 2 diabetes who participate in aerobic exercise can experience improvements in HbA1c levels, body composition, and overall fitness.

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Avoid Injuries while Doing Sports

April 1, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

As we draw close to the twilight of the fun-filled sunny season, it’s a signal to greet that time of the year which brings new life experiences and add another chapter in our lives. Without further ado, let’s welcome school year 2011-2012.

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Ways to a Fit & Fab Body

March 14, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Wearing that fabulous-looking swimsuit with all that flab showing is surely depressing (not to mention distracting!), but what should actually depress us more is the fad that obesity complicates the management of type 2 diabetes. It increases insulin resistance and blood sugar levels, and it also increases the risk for dyslipidemia, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.

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Getting that Flatter Tummy

February 28, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Having a flat belly is something most of us want, but not something that is easy for everyone to achieve. I used to think that if I did 100 crunches a day, I would get a flat tummy. Well, maybe for some, yes; but for me, no.

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Motivating People with Diabetes to Lose Weight

February 27, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

For an obese disabetic, losing weight can create a big health impact. Not only does it improve the glucose profile, it also improves other metabolic parameters, such as lipids and blood pressure. It also improves the quality of life. However, is it easy to lose weight? Being a diabetic, with all of its related problems, may make losing weight a tall order.

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