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Combat Cramps

It was a hot, muggy summer’s day in Southwest Florida. My partner and I were playing the 3rd Pickleball match of day, winners advance to gold medal round. After winning the 2nd game, the momentum was on our side going into the 3rd. I was moving well, dictating play…and I continued the good play until …

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Education May Cut Dementia Risk, Study Finds – NYTimes.com

This is a great article that summarizes the benefits of education for dementia. Bear in mind that learning can be physical, such as through exercise, performance, and skilled movements. Consider the research on Parkinsons disease and dancing — as people with Parkinsons dance they get better. It’s the new (or relatively new) learned skilled coupled …

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New Dietary Guidelines Urge Less Sugar for All and Less Protein for Boys and Men

Want to lose weight and get healthy? These new guidelines sound like a great news bite but they are essentially watered down, old recommendations with a twist. To eat less than 10% of calories from sugar is too much. Moreover all sugars are not created equally, especially from fruit with fiber.Even more stinging is the …

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Nutrition Matters for Your Weight Loss and Control

Pick your foods wisely… not all fruits and vegetables are created equally. Our fitness professionals care about your nutrition: to optimize your weight control avoid starchy vegetables and fruit juices! This makes sense as corn, peas, and fruit juices are laden with carbohydrates and lack fiber that other fruits and vegetables provide. High carb intake …

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One Twin Exercises

“The sedentary twins had lower endurance capacities, higher body fat percentages, and signs of insulin resistance, signaling the onset of metabolic problems. (Interestingly, the twins tended to have very similar diets, whatever their workout routines, so food choices were unlikely to have contributed to health differences.)” Other major changes were seen: in their brains.  The …

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