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New Exercise Guidelines for Diabetics

May 27, 2012 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

Having type 2 diabetes is no joke. It requires proper maintenance with your medicine, thorough care, and examination of one’s eating habits and daily activities.

People with diabetes should not forget to keep fit, too. We compiled some of the new exercise guidelines recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Below is a list of exercise tips for people with diabetes:

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Stronger Knees for a Stronger You

May 10, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Believe it or not, the knee is one of the most complex joints in the human body. A lot of soft tissues function together just to attain a normal range of motion within this joint, and we depend on it more than we are aware of.

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Weight Lifting: Antidote to Old Age

March 30, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

It’s rare to see gray-haired exercisers in the gym. The majority of people who lift weights are young. Yet, according to several studies, it is people who are over fifty years old that need to lift weights the most.

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Sleep Tips for Diabetics

March 5, 2012 Category :Fitness| Health Watch 1

There are a lot of things that a person with diabetes can do to help solve sleeping problems without resorting to taking even further medication. » Continue Reading

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Sleep Disruption and Diabetes

March 4, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Persons with diabetes not only have to deal with their sugar levels, they also have to contend with different sleep problems.

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Keeping Yourselves Fit in School

March 2, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Going back to school could mean losing time for yourself. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it and stay fit.

It has been a month since summer vacation ended. For sure, a lot of you are still (or once again) in an adjustment period. Waking up early, sitting for hours in a day, staying up late doing homework, preparing for an exam, minding a group project – all these things are attached to a student’s life. Not to mention the stress that is often present.

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Perk up with Taebo

February 17, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

You are a certified fitness enthusiast. You religiously observe a personal exercise routine to keep your physical state in pristine condition. Despite your busy daily schedule, you abide by a goal-specific one to two hours workout.

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Balanced Life with Tai Chi

January 21, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

From the instant we wake up and put on our work clothes, to the time we dress down to our pajamas, we subconsciously look for balance in our lives. Incidentally, it is this very principle embodied in Tai Chi which may lead people with diabetes to healthier days.

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Building Your Powerhouse with Pilates

January 2, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Are you bugged by muscle aches lately? Have you been experiencing back pains all the time? Muscle aches and constant back pains could be signs of muscles cramping up due to fatigue and stress. If you’ve had enough of these, we suggest you try a peaceful way of slowly, but effectively, ridding yourself of unwanted stress: Pilates.

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Psyching Up On Weight Loss

December 30, 2011 Category :Fitness 0

Ours is a figure-conscious world. We see models sashaying down a ramp wearing clothes that show off their flat tummies and flabfree arms, and we turn green with envy. The message—”Lean is in, skinny is beautiful”—is trumpeted everywhere, in billboards, on TV, and in print ads that feature celebrity endorsers flaunting their perfect, to-die-for bodes.

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