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Physical Fitness Linked to Brain Fitness

Posted: 01/23/2015

By Allie Bidwell Aug. 19, 2014 | 6:01 a.m. EDT + More   ​Staying physically fit isn't just good for your health. It's also a good way to beef up your brain, according to new research.  Led by Laura Chaddock-Heyman, a research scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Beckman Institute, a team of researchers found greater...

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Decreasing Stress

Posted: 12/19/2014

Stress is a natural part of our daily lives. Most stress is short-lived, but when it hangs around long-term our health really begins to suffer. Chronic negative stress increases our risk for anxiety, depression, heart attack, stroke, and type2 diabetes (and the list goes on!). Is stress interfering with your daily life? Try the following tips to get on the path to better...

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The 411 on Today's Popular Fitness Gadgets

Posted: 10/24/2014

As every aspect of our lives becomes more automated, it’s no surprise that the variety and options of fitness gadgets on the market are growing at an exponential rate. Whether you’re interested in tracking heart rate, calories, miles, steps or blood pressure, there’s a fitness gadget out there to meet your needs. If you’re in the market to digitally and...

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Exercising in the Cold

Posted: 10/17/2014

Exercising in the Cold The biggest concern for exercising in the cold is hypothermia, or too much heat loss. When you exercise in a cold environment you must consider one primary factor: How much heat will your body lose during exercise? Heat loss is controlled in two ways: Insulation, consisting of body fat plus clothing Environmental factors, including temperature,...

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Back Pain at Work

Posted: 08/15/2014

Back Pain at Work Low-back pain is a leading cause of job-related disability and missed work in the United States. The pain is so unbearable that Americans spend more than $50 billion per year in an effort to make it go away. If you are experiencing work-related back pain, here are some back-protecting tips that may bring you relief:  1.Lift wisely. Take your time,...

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Regular Aerobic Exercise May Help Insomniacs

Posted: 11/27/2013

Sleep Helps Mental Health, TooExercise Helps You SleepRegular Aerobic Exercise May Help Insomniacs “By improving a person’s sleep, you can improve their physical and mental health,” she says. “Sleep is a barometer of health, like someone’s temperature. If a person says he or she isn’t sleeping well, we know they are more likely to...

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The Lowdown on Compression Clothing

Posted: 11/20/2013

If you’re a gym goer or a trail runner you may have seen people wearing knee-high socks, tights or sleeves while exercising. But does this skin-tight clothing actually provide any real benefits?My interest in this topic started two years ago when I wore a set of calf sleeves while preparing for a 10K mud run. I had strained my left calf when I rolled my ankle during a trail...

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Exercise As Effective As Drugs For Treating Heart Disease, Diabetes

Posted: 10/08/2013

Exercise As Effective As Drugs For Treating Heart Disease, DiabetesWritten by Alexandra Sifferlin and posted on healthland.time.com on Oct 1st, 2013 Forget the pills — there’s new evidence that exercise may be as effective as medications in treating heart disease and diabetes.   Doctors now advise everyone, from young children to older adults,...

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Five Things You’re Getting Wrong About Weight and Weight Loss

Posted: 08/12/2013

Five Things You’re Getting Wrong About Weight and Weight LossWritten By Alexandra Sifferlin and posted on healthand.time.com on July 31st, 2013If I’m thin then I’m healthy, right? Wrong. There are several misconceptions people have about weight, losing it and what’s healthy. Here’s the low-down on some myths we’re better off busting.Kids have...

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Falling Obesity Rates Among Preschoolers Mark Healthful

Posted: 08/07/2013

Falling Obesity Rates Among Preschoolers Mark Healthful Written by Allison Aubrey and posted on npr.org/blogs/health on August 6th, 2013A fresh analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests the tide may be turning on the childhood obesity front.After decades of steady increases, 19 states and U.S. territories saw small decreases in their rates of obesity...

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