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How Green Tea Can Benefit You

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many cultures are very devoted to their tea, and rightfully so. The health benefits of various types of teas have been known for centuries. One of the most fascinated things about teas is that they can soothe you while also boosting your sense of alertness. This is especially true of green tea. People are very […]

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How to Gain Optimal Hip Health

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The hips are a primary part of the body, being the hinge point between the upper and lower body. Due to its central position in the body, it is important to do exercises that build and maintain hip strength. Weak hip muscles can have a large negative affect on mobility, which may lead to pain […]

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The Relationship between Stress and Heart Health

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Excessive stress has a great effect on overall health. The fight or flight reaction is embedded into all of us, even though we are no longer facing archaic predators. The modern day causes of stress are typically not life-threatening, although your body may think they are. Having chronic stress can impact your health with fat […]

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What Happens When You Fall Into a Weight Routine?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

People enjoy having a routine. Getting up and going through the same motions every morning is comfortable for us. You always know what to expect and what you will get out of it. This habit can also spill over into our workout routines. When you are practicing weightlifting; aka resistance training, it is not uncommon […]

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When is the Best Time to Exercise?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

There have been many debates about the effectiveness of exercise during certain parts of the day. While nighttime workouts have been thought to disrupt sleep, new research adds in a new factor of the body’s circadian rhythm to determine the best time to exercise. The human body has a circadian rhythm that corresponds with the […]

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Kick Start Your Summer Body Now

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may think this is funny given it is resolution time for most. Rather than talk about your resolutions, I would rather focus you in now, on what your body will look like this summer. If you start chipping now, by the time it is here you will be ready to strip down, show up […]

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The Practice of Mindfulness

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The practice of mindfulness encompasses the idea of living in the present moment and being acutely aware of your surroundings and focusing on things that matter. This involves taking control of how you view the world through observations of your surroundings and in turn how those observations create emotions that drive behaviors. While experiencing emotions […]

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Sticking to it…in the face…of everything

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Consistency is often a wandering target of “on again, off again” frustration. The problem is, the older we get, the easier it is to lose our gains and give up. Sticking to anything can be challenging. We know what we need to do. We know what we ought to do, but with the over crowded […]

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Planking for Your Health

| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Along with nutrition and sleep, exercise is a core pillar of great health. It is a critical part of living a long and healthy life without too many health complications. The human body was designed to move, and it is always a good time to get started. You will want to try different exercises to […]

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The Importance of Hip Health

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hip health is important, as the hip flexors are the central folding point of the body, stabilizing the lower body, and giving range of motion to the upper body. A typical workout may not focus enough attention on the hips, making them prone to injury and weakness. Poor hip health may lead to other health […]

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