Healthy Diet for Athletes

While everyone wants to be as healthy as possible, athletes take physical fitness to another level. Naturally, a healthy diet for athletes is expected to be quite different from those of us who are not as physically active. A Healthy Diet for Athletes includes: Because they burn so much energy during their daily activities, athletes require […]

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New HIIT Study — Less Time, Same Results

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is also sometimes referred to as sprint or intermittent training. It is a type of exercise that combines intense anaerobic activity with less intense recovery. Typically HIIT alternates the two activities for 4 or more times and also includes a warm-up and cool-down. This exercise methodology became extremely popular when “average […]

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Joint Pain Natural Remedy Options

Osteoarthritis occurs when your bones rub against each other after your joint cartilage has worn away. It’s quite painful and also very common that 27 million people in the US alone are suffering from it. If you or a loved one are living in pain, take heart, there are several joint pain natural remedy options […]

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Exercise and Hypertension

What is hypertension? More commonly referred to as high blood pressure, hypertension is a chronic condition of elevated blood pressure in the arteries.  That means that the heart is working harder than it would in a healthy body to drive the circulatory system.  Treating hypertension, especially in the elderly, can significantly extend a person’s life. […]

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Healing Benefits of Qigong

Qigong (pronounced chee gung) is the practice of aligning breath, awareness and movements as a form of exercise as well as for martial arts training, healing, and meditation. There are numerous healing benefits of Qigong that have a long history. This traditional Chinese medicine practice extends back more than 4,000 years. Qigong has historically been […]

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What is Rolfing aka Structural Integration?

Rolfing is a type of bodywork therapy designed to combat structural imbalances in the body for a holistic treatment of aches and pains. It gets its unusual and somewhat unappetizing name from its creator, Dr. Rolf, who invented the system in the 1920s. Though she named this bodywork “structural integration” her followers coined it Rolfing. […]

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