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4 Core Exercises That Are Better Than Regular Planks
Everyone knows how much I LOVE planks! Planks are great, but most people tend to just dangle in them and remain static, which does not optimize the results. Even when performed correctly, static planks only work one section of your core muscles. Don’t get me wrong, in order to perform the below listed exercises, you […]
Why a Calorie is NOT a Calorie
Myth: Calories are the most important part of the diet It is true that all “calories” have the same amount of energy. 1 calorie (Kcal) = 4184 Joules of energy When it comes to your body, things are NOT THAT SIMPLE! Refined carbohydrates are not good for you This includes added sugars like sucrose and […]
Foot and ankle injuries include the injuries in the leg below the knee and they are common while playing sports such as football, hockey, skating and in athletes. Treatment for some of these conditions may be orthotics, braces, physical therapy, injections or surgery. Common sports injuries include sprains and strains, ankle
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises. The most common sports injuries are sprains and strains, fractures, and dislocations.
Tips for Marathon Runners.
Tips for Marathon Runners THere is energy in New York City this weekend. The TCS New York City Marathon will be held on Sunday 11/1/15. With over 50,000 runners participating, below are a few tips on how to remain healthy and avoid injuries. “Good Luck, runners!” Shoes and Socks. Select the shoes–and the socks–you’ll wear […]
The Truth about Turmeric.
The Truth about Turmeric. Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. “Where Can I Buy Turmeric?” Turmeric has Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color and it has been used in […]
Anti-Inflammatory Diet The Anti-Inflammatory Diet is not a diet in the popular sense – it is not intended as a weight-loss program (although people can and do lose weight on it), nor is it an eating plan to stay on for a limited period of time. Chronic inflammation is becoming known as the root cause […]
Workout While You Travel.
When you’re traveling for work, you can stick to your fitness routine. Use these simple travel workout tips to maintain your fitness program. If work keeps you frequently away from home, you know how challenging it can be to maintain your fitness program. Travel time and meetings might leave little room in your schedule for […]
Exercise Myths for Women.
Exercising these days can be very tough, especially when you aren’t seeing the results you would like. Many people are killing themselves at the gym and in various classes or engaging in very restrictive and sometimes unhealthy diets. Many women believe that lifting heavy weights: – makes them bulky – is dangerous – is bad […]
Exercises for Each Decade.
When it comes to staying healthy and fit, there is no magic pill or potion. Every medication has its therapeutic dosing. And this is no different for exercise. You may not be able to exercise when you’re 65 the way you did when you were 20. Below is a basic guide of what to focus […]