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Benefits of Tae Bo Exercise

October 10, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

Tae Bo is a cardio boxing body fitness system developed by American taekwondo practitioner Billy Blanks in 1976 that integrates Martial Arts and exercise. The term Tae Bo is a combination of tae kwon do and boxing and is an acronym that stands for T for Total commitment to whatever you do, A for Awareness of yourself and the world, E for Excellence, the truest goal in anything you do, B for Body as a force for total change and O for Obedience to your will and your true desire for change.

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Fitness Tips for the Holidays

May 5, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

“I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes…”

Nowadays, you might actually find yourself singing along to the tune of this song; or you can actually pull off wearing gloves or that turtleneck while walking in the city. And the best part of it? People will not give you the strange and awkward stare.

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Weight Lifting: Antidote to Old Age

December 22, 2019 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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Losing Weight Prevents Diabetes

December 12, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Would-be diabetics need not look further. Researchers at George Washington University in Rockville, Maryland proved weight loss, above exercise and dietary fat reduction is still the surest way to keep type 2 diabetes and its chain of complications at bay.

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Sleep Loss Solutions

December 2, 2019 Category :Stress Busters 0

So what should a diabetic do to get good sleep? First of all, there is no escaping a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet, exercise, and good glucose control are basic and essential. Take your medications consistently as directed by your physician. If there are other illnesses present, appropriate management should be done. For example, pain, odd sensations, frequent urination at night should be looked into and treated. Other practical tips are: » Continue Reading

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Keeping Yourselves Fit in School

November 22, 2019 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

November 8, 2019 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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Heart-Friendly Habits

October 25, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes and heart disease can, unfortunately, go hand in hand. Coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis or the narrowing of arteries, and high blood pressure are among the heart conditions that persons with diabetes need to watch out for. Poor circulation of blood to the legs and feet is also a major concern.

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Balanced Life with Tai Chi

October 11, 2019 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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Diabetes, Obesity and Asthma

October 8, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

“I am overweight Doc, can I develop asthma?”

A question I hear almost everyday, the answer still surprises me to this day.

Asthma (az-muh, as-) is a chronic disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Its primary cause is inflamed airways in the lungs. This inflammation makes the airways smaller, which makes it more difficult for air to move in and out of the lungs. Asthma is the most common serious disease among children and a growing problem in adults.

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