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Lively Fitness Routine

July 14, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Both old-timers and greenhorns in fitness programs experience fitness routine boredom. It is quite natural because humans, by nature, love variety. That is why the “Just do it” cliché won’t work sometimes when you feel that your fitness routine is getting monotonous. Slimmers World offers tips on how to liven up workout routines so that you can chase away your boredom blues and still get a great body. » Continue Reading

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Bone Density Test

June 15, 2018 Category :Fitness| Healthy News 0

Bones are one of the most neglected parts of the human body. We never realize how important our bones are until we grow old and experience different bone pains and injuries. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, “as we get older, we are no longer able to replace bone tissue as quickly as we lose it.”

Women are more prone to bone diseases than men. Their body framework and women’s declining ability to produce estrogen as they age are the reasons they are prone to such diseases. When this happens, the bones become less dense until it produces holes and becomes light and weak, causing osteoporosis. However, men shouldn’t be too complacent either for they also suffer from bone loss, although the rate of loss is much slower than in women. » Continue Reading

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Exercise For Bone Health

June 12, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Before we leap like ballerinas and tiptoe over tulips, there are important requisites to attaining optimal bone health. The safeguarding of bone health should be three ways: through proper nutrition, intake of medications as needed, and appropriate exercises. Proper nutrition includes eating a diet rich in calcium and allowing 10 to 15 minutes of sunlight exposure two times a week for Vitamin D. A yearly medical check-up from age 45 and up, that includes a bone density test called DEXA will determine the status of bones and the presence of osteoporosis. The need to take medications, especially bisphosphonates, calcium and Vitamin D supplementation will be determined by the doctor. » Continue Reading

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Top 10 Fitness Equipment

May 16, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

In ancient times, men carried a newborn calf on their backs every day until it was fully grown to improve body strength.  Egyptians packed sand in bags then use them for swinging and throwing exercises.  And the Greeks used the “halteres” – an object made of metal or stone – for physical activity. » Continue Reading

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Exercise for Diabetics on Insulin

April 24, 2018 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

Exercise is one of the most important weapons in the arsenal against diabetes. Regular physical activity helps to control blood sugar and lessens the risk of diabetes-related complications like heart disease. » Continue Reading

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Adding Romance to Physical Activities

April 10, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Every year, February brings that distinct aroma of love and romance that we anticipate so much, especially for couples. It’s a season that’s definitely filled with flowers, balloons, teddy bears, chocolates, and cakes. These are just some of the usual ways we show our love and affection to our partners. Yes, February is a time of mushiness and emotions but you can also make it the month to start living a fit and healthy lifestyle. » Continue Reading

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Badminton: A Healthy Option

March 29, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

With the advent of everything instant nowadays, from instant noodles to instant body slimming supplements, people are now taking shortcuts to a better way of living. In return, people either suffer the adverse effects of these or waste their money on non-beneficial products. Also, they regularly buy health supplements to enhance certain parts of their health like lowering blood pressure or balancing the cholesterol level. » Continue Reading

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How much exercise should a person with diabetes do?

March 27, 2018 Category :Fitness 1

Regular exercise has been proven to improve blood sugar, blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels besides playing a role in enhancing weight loss and sense of well-being. Regular physical activity may even prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk (e.g., those with glucose intolerance, family history of diabetes, hypertension, abnormal blood cholesterol, sedentary lifestyle, excess body fat, polycystic ovary syndrome, gestational diabetes, history of giving birth to large babies, etc.). » Continue Reading

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Latest Research to Prevent Diabetes

January 22, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

The American Diabetes Association has stated that being overweight and sedentary are major factors in the rise of type 2 diabetes cases.  Healthy lifestyle habits are the most effective weapons in the fight against this highly preventable condition.  The latest research confirms that eating the right food, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and managing stress help to maintain normal blood sugar levels. » Continue Reading

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Preggie Fitness

December 6, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Maricel lifts weights three times a week. Teresa runs five kilometers every day. Vicky plays tennis as often
as she can. All three women have recently gotten pregnant and would like to continue to exercise but they are concerned that it might hurt their baby. The good news is that experts like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now agree that moderate exercise can be safe for both the baby and the mother-to-be provided it is a healthy, normal pregnancy. » Continue Reading

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