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Nutrixercise

Nutrition + Exercise = Nutrixercise An all too often question people ask when trying to lose weight or get into shape is, "Can I achieve my goals by either exercising or dieting, not both?" While you'll certainly see results by improving your diet or increasing your physical activity level, these...

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Top 5 Alternatives to Running

Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular exercise you can find. It's great at burning calories, lowering your body fat percentage and improving the health of your cardiovascular system. Unfortunately, running can also be hard on your joints and can cause some injuries. Fortunately, there are plenty...

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Exercise and the Elderly – Benefits and Recommendations

Everyone benefits from physical activity: young, old, fat, skinny, healthy and sick. While younger individuals tend to ignore health benefits in favor of the aesthetic nature of exercise, physical activity has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for the elderly population. From increased mobility and independence...

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Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training, commonly known as picking heavy things up and putting heavy things down has always been thought of as an activity relegated to the bodybuilders, power lifters and professional athletes of the world. Casual gym goers sometimes limit themselves to treadmills, bikes and ellipticals rather than wading through...

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Top 5 Weight Loss Killers

Successful weight loss plans are all based on one simple principle: burn more calories than you eat. Unfortunately, this principle has some complicated pitfalls that limit success. Ignoring calorie intake, eating excess junk food and physical inactivity are the quickest ways to kill weight loss. 1. Ignoring Calorie Intake. A...

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Top 5 Ways to Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year provides the necessary motivation to fuel ambitious change. While motivation is a requirement of change, it alone does not guarantee success. Change requires hard work, sacrifice and time. Above all, a successful New Year's Resolution needs a solid plan made up of realistic goals, firm targets,...

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