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More Exercise Doesn’t Necessarily Burn More Calories

Losing weight is a concern for millions of Americans.  When it comes to losing weight, the general wisdom says it is all about calories in versus calories out.  In other words, you have to burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. Many people will tell you that a diet limiting calories is the ... read more

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Organic Food May Still Contain Pesticides, though at Lower Levels

For years, health food gurus have advocated the benefits of organic foods within our diets.  In fact, the constant barrage of organic foods has led to several misconceptions about just what “organic” means.  Many take it to mean food grown without chemicals.  This may not be exactly the case. Foods with the USDA Certified Organic ... read more

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Americans Better on Exercise and Smoking, Worse on Dieting

When it comes to American’s smoking, exercise, and dietary habits, there’s good news and there is bad news. A Gallup survey reveals that exercise and smoking habits have improved, but eating habits have gotten slightly worse over the past eight years. According to the survey, 21.1 percent of Americans smoked in 2008. That number has ... read more

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Older Americans Need to Do More Exercise According to CDC

It is a well-researched fact that sedentary behavior and lack of physical activity is bad for our health. Despite this, older Americans are still not getting the recommended amount of physical activity. A recent report has revealed that one in four Americans aged 50 and above are putting themselves at risk of heart disease, cancer, ... read more

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Ways to Sabotage your Weight Loss Goals

Many Americans try to lose weight. They’ve seen the scale go up and down and sometimes watched it not even budge. The biggest problem could be self-sabotage. Here’s what you could be doing wrong. You’re Not Eating Enough Cutting calories below your body’s resting metabolic rate makes your body very unhappy. If you’re not eating ... read more

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Even a Little Exercise is Good for Seniors

Being able to get around easily – to walk across a parking lot or climb a set of stairs – is something that the young take for granted. When mobility becomes compromised, an elderly person can begin to feel depressed and isolated. Seniors with trouble getting around are more likely to end up in nursing ... read more

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Testosterone Increases Found in Obese Men who Exercise

Testosterone is an important hormone for energy and well-being in men. Recent studies show that exercise can increase the production of the hormone in overweight men. With age comes a reduction in testosterone levels. With that reduction come a number of things – reduced sex drive, depression, weight gain, and a loss of bone density. ... read more

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Parkinson’s Kept at Bay with Exercise

Maintaining a good attitude might be difficult for someone with a disease like Parkinson’s. Yet that good attitude, along with a healthy dose of exercise is helping one man keep the disease at bay. John Ferry has been battling Parkinson’s for the better part of a decade. Despite knowing that there is no cure for ... read more

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Memory in Diabetes Patients Improved with Moderate Exercise

A recent study conducted on rats shows that moderate exercise can help improve memory in patients with type-2 diabetes. Rats were placed in a circular pool where their ability to remember the placement of a platform that would help them escape the water was tested. Researchers found that rats with type-2 diabetes needed longer to ... read more

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Drumming and Aerobics?

Workouts often combine things in an effort to get people fit. Carrying weights while walking, for example, can up the intensity. However, one exercise studio in Rome, New York, is combining drumming with exercise to make a workout fun and calorie torching. Pound is the newest exercise class taught at Studio 55. Attendees sit on ... read more

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I am not a doctor or a dietician. The information I provide is based on my personal experience, certification studies via American Council Of Exercise, Crossfit Kettlebell, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition and my experience as a Fitness Specialist & Holistic Lifestyle Coach.

Any recommendations I may make about fitness workouts should be spoken about with your doctor. Holistic lifestyle approaches such as supplements, fasting, cold therapy, breath work, meditation, and information provided and/or products purchased for you during our session or at https://www.franktortorici.com, should also be discussed between you and your doctor. Please note that before starting any fitness or holistic lifestyle program your doctor should be made aware.