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How a Simple Change in Thought Process Can Help You Escape American Exercise Norms Written by Caitlin Schille More exercise is a good New Year’s resolution, no doubt, but there is a disconnect—the CDC says only 1 in 5 Americans get the physical activity they need. One experienced researcher says it’s because our reasons for …

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5 Weight Training Tips for New Gym Goers

Written by Zach Gee Weight training is one of the most important types of exercise you can do.  Its benefits include increased strength, increased power, increased muscle mass, increased metabolism, increased flexibility, improved posture, improved balance and stability, and decreased chance of injury.  With all of these benefits, there is a reason why it is …

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Dumbbells can be useful to use especially if you do not have any other form of gym equipment. You can get great results from dumbbells by being creative with your exercises. Here five ways to use dumbbells like never before. 1. Dumbbell Box Jumps The first way is to use them in your box jump …

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Why BMI should no longer be used to determine health status Written by Lauren Turville Body Mass Index (BMI), a ratio of a person’s height to weight, has long been a guide to determine an individual’s health status.  It is often used to know what health care costs should be, particularly by employees when evaluating …

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Antioxidants can provide an extra layer of protection for your health Written by Andrew Weil, M.D. Antioxidants are micro-nutrients that protect tissues in the body. They do this by blocking harmful chemical reactions caused by oxidation, which is the destructive effect of oxygen (and other oxidizing agents) on the molecular components of our cells. Just …

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Take a moment to reflect on the last bite of food you consumed. Was it the result of a conscious decision to sit down and enjoy a meal with your family? Was it snacking on the go in order to get to your next meeting on time? Are you having a hard time even remembering …

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eating out healthily

Written by Sydney Cobb A quick drive down any main street will lead you past multiple dining temptations: fast food drive-thrus, sit-down restaurants and the especially alluring newcomer—fast casual restaurants. The variety of choices caters to any appetite, making the enticement an almost daily struggle. Sometimes, we just don’t have the resources, energy or time to …

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antioxidants diet

Research points to high antioxidant consumption and an increased risk of cancer Written by Sydney Cobb Antioxidants are chemicals found in our bodies and in our diets that attack harmful substances called “free radicals.” Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, and E; they can be ingested through fruits and vegetables and are even commonly consumed …

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