Tag Archives: exercise

Life Moves: Exercise for the Love of the Lifestyle

March 22, 2016

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Life Moves: Exercise for the Love of the Lifestyle by Karen S. Danner — If your relationship with exercise is anything other than a love affair, then this how-to book, which addresses exercise at a causal level, is for you. Danner presents an irrefutable solution to weight-loss, at-risk health conditions and disease. She points out […]

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Every Day is Game Day: Train Like the Pros with a No-Holds-Barred Exercise and Nutrition Plan for Peak Performance

March 1, 2015

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Every Day is Game Day: Train Like the Pros with a No-Holds-Barred Exercise and Nutrition Plan for Peak Performance by Mark Verstegen  — As founder and president of EXOS, Verstegen has trained the world’s top athletes in sports including the NFL, Major League Baseball and worldwide soccer powers, along with the most elite “tactical athletes” […]

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Health facts — Current health updates

January 25, 2014

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by  Dr. Nicholas Warner —  This article reports on the effects of exercise on depression, the affect of bed rest on low back pain, and caffeine and chronic daily headaches.   Exercise may help reduce depression A 1997 study found that mild to moderate major depressive disorder (MDD) ranked second behind heart disease in terms of […]

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Women: Here is one more reason to exercise

July 21, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  Ladies, you still cannot think of a valid reason to exercise? How about warding off breast cancer, which will be diagnosed in an estimated 200,000 women in the U.S. in 2005 alone? Researchers examined more than 170 postmenopausal women for one year and found those who engaged in consistent, moderate […]

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The stress effect and reduction techniques

June 20, 2013

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Your body is designed to experience stress and react appropriately. Stress will put you in fight-or-flight mode, alert and ready to avoid danger. The body also experiences physiologic responses, such as increased heart and respiratory rates, to enable immediate action. However, increased incidences of illness can develop if these physiologic changes are not restored to […]

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Menopause making you miserable?

June 2, 2013

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by Dr. Tracy Mageruss —  Menopause is a normal part of healthy aging, but some of the associated symptoms can be very troubling. For example, are hot flashes and night sweats interfering with your ability to get a good night’s sleep? Is the sleep deprivation causing anxiety or irritability or making you lose focus? Are […]

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Ten ideas to live by

March 23, 2013

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by Ada Porat —  Living your best life is all about making the most of what you have right now. Sometimes we need to clean the cobwebs from our thinking to do just that. Here are 10 thoughts to motivate, challenge and encourage you so you can make the most of your life now: Nobody […]

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A heart-brain connection

March 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent research suggests a connection between the steps adults take to keep their hearts healthy and the preservation of brain health well into old age. General heart-healthy actions are now thought to curtail the natural slowing of brain function, which can lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s. You, too, can […]

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Screwing with your knee problems

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  OK, now that I have your attention, allow me to explain the phrase “screwing with your knee.” A number of different joints in your body are connected to other joints by muscles, tendons and ligaments for support and movement. These joints have different names, such as facets in the […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Infection Prevention

August 17, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people are concerned about the growing threat of infections that seemingly strike at random and do not respond well to drugs. These include: MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), the flesh-eating bacteria that has recently been in the news, and new strains of drug-resistant sexually transmitted diseases. Basic principles of infections […]

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Sleep for weight loss, good health and a long life

August 16, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Restful sleep is a must for health, vitality, longevity and fat loss. Researchers have found that sleeping as few as four hours a night interferes with your ability to secrete and regulate hormones, which, in turn, promotes aging, increases appetite and risk of diabetes, and adds inches to your waistline. Lack […]

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How to thrive when traveling

August 11, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  People often put off initiating or maintaining positive health changes because of perceived obstacles, such as travel. The good news is that, with some advance planning and a little effort, it really is not that difficult to stay healthy and energized on the road. So you have currently been taking […]

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