Health

How to Go from Couch to Finishline

According to a recent study by the World Health Organization, 5.3 million people die each year as a result of illnesses tied to lack of physical activity including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer and colon cancer. Now is the perfect opportunity to get moving in order to proactively prevent these illnesses, as well […]

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The Five Best “No Gym Required” Exercises

“I just don’t have time” or “I can’t afford it.” These are the most common excuses in the physical fitness world. In today’s economically tough times, yes, anything can be expensive; and, yes, most of us lead very busy lives. However, taking control of your health and fitness does not have to be overwhelmingly time […]

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Fitness Accountability

Nearly everyone has dabbled in the world of health and fitness to some degree. It may be as small as the fitness-related New Year’s resolutions many of us make, or as intense as training for an Ironman competition. Some people choose to focus on the nutritional aspect of health, while others choose to spend time […]

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Summer Fitness Ideas

Summertime affords lots of fun and exciting things to do outdoors, preferably in the early morning or early evening. Do so with these fun fitness ideas: Jump rope Burn approximately 11-14 calories a minute with this full body workout: singles, doubles, one-legged, high-knees, running, three-person combos (one in the middle). Running/Jogging/Walking/ Hiking The whole family […]

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Your Body Does Not Belong to You

Father’s Day is approaching and it is time to speak to the men. (Hint: this article will be totally helpful to women as well, but do not tell the men that!) To all the men out there, especially you guys who are near or over 40, the days when you felt like an invincible warrior […]

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Healthy Indulgence

What is your first impression when you think of health food? Do you think of all the good things you must give up? Or maybe you think of boring rabbit food. Certainly you’re not thinking of enjoying the things you’re used to. However, there are ways to stay healthy while at the same time enjoying […]

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I Will Give You Rest

The kingdom of heaven is like… a mustard seed… a hidden treasure… a fishing net. “Jesus always used stories and illustrations like these when speaking to the crowds. In fact, he never spoke to them without using such parables” (Matthew 13:34). A modern day parable The human body is like an automobile. It takes fuel, […]

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Fitness Trends

As America accelerates toward a world of media that is completely online, the presence of online fitness programs has steadily increased. A gym membership and expensive exercise machines aren’t necessary to work out, train for a marathon or lose weight. Stop hiding behind excuses like, “I don’t have enough money to pay for a gym […]

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Got Headaches?

Headaches are very common today, yet they are not normal. It’s not normal to have headaches on a regular basis. So what are the common causes of headaches? Tension headaches Tension headaches are very common and can be caused by muscle tension and spasm in the neck and shoulders. Tension headaches can also be caused […]

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Lowering High Blood Pressure

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure? Are you looking for ways to lower it naturally? Lowering your blood pressure might be a little bit easier than you think. Here are a few natural things to help you do so: Exercise and fat loss: Blood pressure often increases as your weight increases, so losing […]

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