How to Prevent Joint Pain while Exercising

Many fitness professionals are trained in how to help their clients exercise in a way to prevent joint pain. This keeps them exercising and able to engage in their day-to-day activities. Any program to help alleviate joint and muscle pain should begin with a foam roller to promote self-myofascial release of tension. After this program has released the tension inhibiting …

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Top Nutrition Trends of 2015

When it comes to nutrition and weight loss, there is no doubt that trends come and go. In the business, it is often trends that drive the industry. As 2015 comes to a close, we look back on some of this year’s most popular trends in the field of nutrition. The year 2015 saw a change in the trend of …

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Can Giving up Dairy Help your Health?

When it comes to dieting to lose weight and change your body, often this comes with cutting things out of your diet. Usually beloved things like sugar, dairy, and meat are the things that people deprive themselves of in an effort to lose weight. However, for some, cutting these things out not only works, but makes them feel better. Lindsay …

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Exercise May Help with Hot Flashes

No one questions the fact that exercise is good for a person. Exercise provides many benefits such as weight loss, the lowering of blood sugar, cholesterol, and stress reduction. However, recent studies are showing that exercise can help relieve a symptom many women experience. A study published in the Journal of Physiology reports that exercise, especially exercise that makes you …

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Bariatric Surgery Doesn’t Always Work

For some of the population, diet and exercise alone are not enough for them to lose the weight necessary to live a healthier life. These people often turn to surgical remedies such as lap band or bariatric surgery in order to lose the excess weight that may threaten their lives. However, bariatric surgery is not always successful. The four types …

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Job Blues for Trainers

People hire personal trainers to help get them into shape. Some merely want the expertise that a personal trainer can offer and others want someone to motivate them. However, personal trainers are only human, and they have their own gripes about some of their clients.¬†An article from the New York Post explains. As a personal trainer to some of New …

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Are Some Foods Healthier When Cooked?

When it comes to eating healthy, most experts will advise you that raw is best. The raw food craze has some people believing that cooking saps the nutrition from all foods. That may not necessarily be the case. Some foods do actually get healthier after they are cooked. Tomatoes are great raw in a salad or even by themselves. However, …

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How Mental Health Affects Weight Loss

When it comes to weight loss, we all know that diet and exercise are the keys to losing and maintaining weight loss. There is one thing that people often overlook, however, in their quests to get into shape: their mental health. A recent study shows that around 90 percent of people ignore their mental health as an important aspect of …

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Fort Worth Embarks on Blue Zones Experiment

Embarking on a health and wellness routine is hard when done alone and without support. Numerous studies show that those who have a support network behind them are often more successful than those who do not have such a system. When a whole community gets behind the effort, results are usually positive for the community as a whole. Fort Worth, …

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Do You Get Enough Social Interaction?

When it comes to our health, being sociable can have tremendous health benefits. On the opposite end of the spectrum, being lonely can cause stress as well. Recent studies link loneliness with a few health issues. Loneliness has links to cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. It is well known that cancers spread more easily and viruses become more virulent in the …

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