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Affects of Exercise on the Brain

1. Exercise Wards Off Anxiety and DepressionPerhaps because exercise stimulates the nervous system and releases a variety of chemicals in the brain, it has been proven to help with anxiety and depression. Says one review of the literature published in “Frontiers in Psychiatry,” “the evidence suggests that exercise can improve depressive symptoms and this is …

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Obesity – Our Biggest Pandemic

While the world is currently focused on a higher-profile pandemic, there is another, quieter one that kills over 2.8 million people globally each year: obesity. In fact, studies suggest that obesity is the leading controllable cause of death in the U.S., accounting for 18% of all deaths of those between age 40 and 85; it’s linked …

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Evidence-based Approaches for Osteoarthritis

More than a million people a year are getting a total joint replacement, most typically an artificial hip or knee. If the numbers keep growing, the total joint replacement could reach 4 million a year in less than 20 years. You don’t need to be genius to understand that the majority of people will go under the …

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How to Overcome Lack of Motivation

Have you ever been inspired to change, to start a project, an exercise program, and then stopped? Where did the motivation go and why didn’t last? A lot of people set goals and see them as unachievable even before starting the process. They look at their goals like it’s a giant staircase and they will …

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Improving Athletic Performance

1. Cross-training– Involves combining exercises to work various parts of the body. Take on an exercise routine that you can build upon biking, strength training, yoga, exercises in pool, speed agility and quikness training, etc. Cross-training will increase your overall fitness level, increase strength, and reduce injury risk. Often one particular activity works certain muscle …

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5 Reasons to Drink Warm Water

Considering that water makes up to 60 percent of your body, it’s in your best interest to rehydrate daily-but not just with cold water. Studies reveal that drinking warm water can increase water’s benefits for the human body.  Asian cultures have preached drinking warm water for millennia. Practices in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Hindu …

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Strength Training as We Age

Sometimes it feels like the number of things that stop working in your body directly correlates to the number candles on your birthday cake. But you can regain some control in a number of ways — and improving your strength is one of them. Muscle strength is important for bone health, balance and just being …

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How do you balance cardiovascular with strength training?

When it comes to setting up an effective workout, you have more options than Ben & Jerry’s has flavors. Unfortunately, whether it’s ice cream or program design, too many options can get downright stressful. Before you know it, you’ve spent two hours in front of the freezer, trying to decide if you’re in the mood …

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