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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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Best Type of Cardio Exercise

November 15, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Cardiovascular or aerobic exercise should be part of every diabetic’s weekly routine to lower the reisk of heart disease and help control blood sugar levels.  What type of carido exercise is the best? » Continue Reading

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Billiards and Diabetes

November 8, 2017 Category :Fitness| Healthy News 0

If diabetes is billiards, Rudy Lipata, 54, would win the game over and over again. Rudy, a billiards aficionado has had type 2 diabetes for 14 years now. Billiards for him has been a form of exercise that he says helps him control his diabetes. As in billiards, where players use their skill in “placing” – either hitting the ball so that it’s in the right place for their next move or making their opponents miss the ball for their turn, Rudy thinks of regular exercise as a “placing” method when it comes to diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Ballroom Dancing: Get Into The Groove!

October 21, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Here’s a low-down on one of the best stress-busters for the young and old: Ballroom Dancing! We asked world dance sport champion Ednah Ledesma, who recently bagged gold with dance partner John Co in Latin dancing in the Blackpool Dance Festival in London – the equivalent of the Olympics in ballroom dancing competitions – to share her secrets in doing well in this craft and how this could benefit, the body, the mind and the soul. » Continue Reading

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Exercises for the Wheelchair Users

October 7, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Use of the wheelchair should not exempt the user from movement.  The wheelchair, predictably, can restrict the person from moving because of the limited space.  The wheelchair bound should, all the more, be encouraged to move, precisely because of this space restriction.  To optimize the wheelchair borne person’s movement, the wheelchair must be first of all, well fit to its user.  The back height, the seat width, the comfort, size, adequate support and correct positioning are all considerations in wheelchair prescription to attain the best wheelchair for the person. » Continue Reading

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Exercising in the Summer Heat

September 15, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Summer is a great time to get active with outdoor activities like hiking, jet skiing, wind surfing, cycling, and swimming. There’s something refreshing and invigorating about working out with the wind in your face and the sun on your back. But exercising in the heat can have hidden dangers, especially for diabetics who are more prone to dehydration and overheating than other people. To keep safe and enjoy the rest of your summer workouts, heed the following tips. » Continue Reading

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Natural Ways to Flatten Tummy

September 6, 2014 Category :Fitness 0

The natural ways to flatten tummy or the abdominal muscles basically involves a change of lifestyle. And these natural ways principally pertains to switching a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to flattening the tummy, food intake is a crucial factor.

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Water Survival Swimming Tips

July 22, 2014 Category :Fitness 0

One way to survive during moments of natural calamities and disasters (such as floods and water accidents) is to know how to swim. I strongly believe that swimming should be taught to people of any age not only for survival but also for total body exercise and superior body conditioning. This water sport is a very rewarding activity and, at the same time, an enjoyable form of recreation and socialization.

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Wheelchair Pressure Relief Exercises

July 19, 2014 Category :Fitness 0

Sitting in one position for a long period of time can cause pressure to build up and cut off blood flow. To relieve oneself from pressure, one should take the pressure off by changing position or turning. This is a common problem among people in wheelchairs because they are often in a single sitting position. Hence it is important for people in wheelchair to do relief exercise to remove the pressure in their seated position.

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Best Exercises for Reducing Puson

July 5, 2014 Category :Fitness 0

One of the body areas that is very difficult to trim down is the belly or puson. This is true for both men and women because the former often develops beer bellies while the latter suffers from loose bellies after getting pregnant. Sometimes, even if a person diets and do exercise, the belly stays protruded.

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